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  • UN chief deplores NKorea test as violation Wed Jun 3 2009
    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. chief said he strongly deplored a second nuclear test by North Korea that clearly violated a United Nations Security Council resolution, as the council met in emergency sessi...
  • U.N. Chief Deplores N. Korea Test As Violation Wed Jun 3 2009
    The Security Council called an emergency session Monday after North Korea said it carried out a powerful underground nuclear test. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the test represents a "clear and grave violation" of Security Council resolutions.
  • UN chief deplores NKorea test as violation Wed Jun 3 2009
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. chief said he strongly deplored a second nuclear test by North Korea that clearly violated a United Nations Security Council resolution, as the council met in emergency session Monday to discuss the matter....
  • ISLANDERS HOKKAIDO DECLARATION Wed Jun 3 2009
     2. The PIF Leaders expressed their appreciation to the Prime Minister, the Government and the people of Japan for its excellent arrangements in hosting PALM 5, and for the courtesies extended to them during their stay. The PIF Leaders also expressed their gratitude to the Governor of Hokkaido....
  • UK & World News: North Korea conducts nuclear test Wed Jun 3 2009
    The United Nations Security Council is holding an emergency meeting to consider further possible sanctions against North Korea, after the secretive Communist state conducted a second nuclear weapons test.
  • World condemns new nuclear test by Pyongyang regime Wed Jun 3 2009
    US President Barack Obama led global condemnation of North Korea Monday, after the reclusive regime announced it had detonated a second nuclear device underground. Pyongyang's state-media announced it had carried out the test...
  • UN-SPIDER Strengthens Collaboration with Bonn-based UN Agencies and Related Organizations Wed Apr 29 2009
    20 January 2009 - During an official visit to the UN-SPIDER Office in Bonn, Germany, in December 2008, UNOOSA Director Mazlan Othman held a day of discussions with Bonn-based UN agencies and German organizations to review past collaboration and explore future opportunities. The UN meeting included representatives from the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction - Platform for the Promotion...
  • 1st Regional Conference on Geoinformatics: Disaster Management and Early Warning Systems, Kuwait Wed Apr 29 2009
    19 December 2008 - The Gulf region faces a specific combination of hazards including climate change, drought, sand storms, air pollution, oil spills and landslide-caused tsunami. Government authorities and research institutions in the region are increasingly aware of the need to dispose of appropriate geo-spatial and space-based technology to successfully meet this challenge. This first regional...

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