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Syrian Crisis: United Nations Response – Update No.10

On 21 September, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) confirmed that it had received an initial inventory from the Syrian Government of its chemical weapons programme, noting that the Organization’s technical secretariat had undertaken a review of the information received. OPCW also said that its State parties continue to consult on the text of the draft decision on the elimination of Syria’s chemical weapons. Continue reading

Syrian Crisis: United Nations Response – Update No.4

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) at a working dinner with Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov (right). UN Photo/Evan SchneiderOn 8 August, the Secretary-General hosted a working dinner for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to discuss the conflict in Syria, including the escalating humanitarian crisis and the rise in sectarian violence. During the discussion, the Secretary-General further underscored the need to find a political solution to the crisis and to urgently renew momentum for the Continue reading