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16 novembre 2015 – Le Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU a réaffirmé lundi qu'il était déterminé à combattre l'impunité des responsables de violations graves du droit international et que toutes les personnes mises en accusation par le Tribunal pénal international pour l'ex-Yougoslavie (TPIY) et le Tribunal pénal international pour le Rwanda (TPIR) devaient être traduites en justice.

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4 November 2015 – As the number of women and children on the move in Europe continues to increase, an official from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today shared her eyewitness experience travelling with refugees and migrants for eight days along a difficult route from Greece to Slovenia, passing through the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia and Croatia.

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26 octobre 2015 – Le Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, Antonio Guterres, a salué dimanche le consensus auquel sont parvenus plusieurs pays européens sur la gestion des réfugiés empruntant la route des Balkans.

« En tant que Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, il était vital pour moi que l'Union européenne reste une terre d'asile et que le caractère durable de la protection des réfugiés soit garantie en Europe », a déclaré M. Guterres lors d'une conférence de presse dans l'enceinte de la Commission européenne à Bruxelles.

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26 October 2015 – As European leaders met this week to hammer out a 17-point plan of action on the Western Balkans migration route for refugees and migrants fleeing Syria and other strife-torn regions, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees commended the fact that a consensus had been reached.

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16 October 2015 – Warning of poor weather conditions and fast-approaching winter, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today raised concerns about the protection of unaccompanied refugee and migrant children on the move in Europe, where several countries are faced with overstretched national capacities and insufficient coordination.

Speaking at a press briefing in Geneva, UNICEF spokesperson Christopher Boulierac said, by example, that children arriving in the Balkans were physically exhausted, traumatized and some were in need of medical assistance.

08 Sep 2015 description
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8 September 2015 – Refugees have to be dealt with as human beings, and the broader migrant community, including economic migrants, cannot be dismissed “with a wave of the hand,” the top United Nations official dealing with migration said today.

26 Aug 2015 description
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25 août 2015 – Suite au chaos de ce weekend, où des milliers de migrants bloqués depuis plusieurs jours à la frontière entre la Grèce et l'ex-République yougoslave de Macédoine ont tenté de forcer le passage pour atteindre l'Europe occidentale, un expert des droits de l'homme de l'ONU a appelé mardi la région à redéfinir intégralement sa politique migratoire.

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10 April 2013 – The United Nations General Assembly today held its first ever debate on the role of the international criminal justice system in reconciliation, with its president stressing the vital part it must play not just in looking back on past atrocities but in bringing former foes together to build a better and more inclusive tomorrow.

30 May 2011 description
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29 mai 2011 – Saluant la récente arrestation de deux hommes longtemps recherchés pour leurs rôles respectifs dans le conflit en Ex-Yougoslavie et durant le génocide rwandais, la Représentante spéciale du Secrétaire général de l''ONU chargée de lutte contre les violences sexuelles dans les conflits armés, Margot Wallström, a souligné, dimanche, qu''il fallait s''assurer que les accusations de violences sexuelles dont ils font tous deux l''objet soient exposées lors des procédures judiciaires en cours.

30 May 2011 description
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Welcoming the recent arrests of two men long sought for their roles in the Balkans conflicts and the Rwandan genocide, a top United Nations official today stressed the need to ensure that the crimes of sexual violence they both stand accused of are exposed in the legal process under way.

Ratko Mladiæ was apprehended last week in Serbia after evading capture for almost 16 years, while Bernard Munyagishari was arrested in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

31 May 2010 description
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More than one decade after the International Criminal Court (ICC) was set up, a new "age of accountability" is replacing the "old era of impunity," Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon underlined today.

Twelve years ago when world leaders gathering in Rome for its establishment, "few could have believed, then, that this court would spring so vigourously into life," Mr.

27 Jul 2009 description
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The systematic use of sexual violence as a weapon, mainly against women, is rife in armed conflicts in Africa, Asia and Europe, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned today in his latest report on the scourge, calling for States to strengthen prevention and protection measures against the crime.

"In a number of contemporary conflicts, sexual violence has taken on particularly brutal dimensions, sometimes as means of pursuing military, political, social and economic objectives," Mr.

27 Jul 2009 description
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Le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, juge alarmant le recours à la violence sexuelle à l'encontre des civils pendant les conflits armés et par la suite, dans un rapport publié lundi.

« La violence sexuelle est profondément déshumanisante, provoque des traumatismes mentaux et physiques intenses et s'accompagne souvent de la peur, de la honte et de la stigmatisation. C'est une méthode de torture bien établie.

13 Dec 2004 description
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Six leaders of southeast Europe, scene of the worst religious and ethnic fighting in the continent since World War II, have pledged to close the bitter chapter of the past with a new culture of dialogue under a declaration adopted at a United Nations-sponsored conference in Tirana, Albania.

19 Mar 2002 description
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After travelling to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the head of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission (UNMIK), Michael Steiner, announced that a joint committee between Pristina and Skopje would be set up to deal with border issues.