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Palestinian Flag Raised Outside U.N. Headquarters; New York City, USA, Sept 2015

Palestinian Flag Raised Outside U.N. Headquarters; New York City, USA, Sept 2015

Taken on 2015-09-30

The Palestinian flag was raised outside the headquarters of the United Nations in New York for the first time on Sept 30 2015 at the U.N. head quarter (U.N. Rose Garden). Prior to the symbolic raising of the flag, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas told the U.N. General Assembly that the Palestinian Authority was no longer bound by the Oslo Peace Accords. At the flag raising ceremony, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the occasion a "day of pride for the Palestinian people around the world" and a "day of hope." "Now is the time to restore confidence by both Israelis and Palestinians for a peaceful settlement and, at last, the realization of two states for two peoples," he said.

Source: thomasvanlinge/twitter

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2015-10-01

Saint Lucia Recognition of the State of Palestine; New York, USA, Sept 2015

Saint Lucia Recognition of the State of Palestine; New York, USA, Sept 2015

Taken on 2015-09-14

St Lucia News Online: "The Government of Saint Lucia joined 136 United Nations Member States including CARICOM Member States who have established diplomatic relations with the State of Palestine. The official signing ceremony took place on Monday September 14, 2015 in New York at Ambassadorial Level. H.E. Dr. Riyad Mansour, Permanent Observer to the United Nations, signed for the State of Palestine and H.E. MenissaRambally Permanent Representative to United Nations, signed for the Government of Saint Lucia."

Source: Thomasvanlinge/twitter

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2015-09-17

UN Climate Change Summit in New York, September 2014

UN Climate Change Summit in New York, September 2014

Taken on 2014-09-24

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hosted the Climate Summit 2014 at UN headquarters in New York on 23 September. In inviting world leaders, from government, finance, business, and civil society, the Secretary-General asked them to bring bold announcements and actions to the Summit that will reduce emissions, strengthen climate resilience, and mobilize political will for a meaningful legal agreement in 2015.

Source: UN Photo

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-10-03

President Bush addressing the UN about War in Darfur; New York, U.S., Sept 2004

President Bush addressing the UN about War in Darfur; New York, U.S., Sept 2004

Taken on 2004-09-21

President George Bush addressing the UN security council on the topic of the War in Darfur, 21st September, 2004.

Source: US Department of State

Uploaded by Improbability on 2015-06-21

Anwar Sadat, Andrews Airbase, 1980

Anwar Sadat, Andrews Airbase, 1980

Taken on 1980-01-01

President Anwar Sadat of Egypt upon his arrival in the United States for a visit. Photograph taken at Andrews Air Force Base.

Source: U.S. Airforce

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-08-31

UN Security Council Meeting; New York, USA July 1958

UN Security Council Meeting; New York, USA July 1958

Taken on 1958-01-22

"Continuing its day and night meetings on the situation in Lebanon, the UN Security Council today failed to adopt the resolution presented by Japan because of the negative vote of a permanent members (USSR). The vote on the resolution followed the rejection of Soviet amendments by 8 votes to 1 with 2 abstentions. Seen here in the delegates lounge between meetings today are (left to right): Mr. C.S.A. Ritchie, Permanent Representative of Canada to the UN; Sir Pierson Dixon, the United Kingdoms’ Permanent Representative to the UN; Dr. Sidney E. Smith, Canada’s Secretary of State for External Affairs; and UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld."

Source: UN Photo/MB

Uploaded by RFrost on 2016-01-23