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United Nations Compensation Commission Pays Out $380 Million

The United Nations Compensation Commission is a subsidiary organ of the United Nations Security Council. It was established in 1991 in accordance with Security Council resolutions 687 (1991) and 692 (1991) to process claims and pay compensation for losses and damages incurred by individuals, corporations, Governments and international organizations as a direct result of Iraq’s invasion and occupation of Kuwait (2 August 1990 to 2 March 1991). The Commission received approximately 2.7 million claims and concluded its review of all claims in 2005. Approximately $52.4 billion was awarded to over 100 Governments and international organizations for distribution to the successful 1.5 million claims in all claim categories.

Statement of Denis Deryushkin, Deputy Head of Federal State Budgetary Institution «Russian Energy Agency» at the 69th UNECE session roundtable "Circular Energy, Mobility and Digital Transformation" April 20, 2021

Russia, as one of the major players in the international energy markets, fully supports the efforts of the global community to combat climate change, protect the environment and implement environmental management. In this regard, in 2016, Russia signed the Paris Agreement and in 2019 adopted it. Moreover, in order to implement the Paris Agreement, in November 2020, the President of the Russian Federation signed a Decree on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in our country.

The process of signing the Decision on exchange of telemetric information in the framework of the New START has commenced

On April 7 it was signed in Geneva by Amb. R. Wood, the US Commissioner of the Bilateral Consultative Commission under the Treaty. The procedure will be concluded in Moscow where the Decision is to be signed by the Russian Commissioner. Thereafter the Decision is to come into force.

Statement by the Minister of Health of the Russian Federation Dr. Mikhail Murashko at the World Tuberculosis Day 2021 online talkshow, organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) 24 March, 2021

Distinguished colleagues! Honorable Dr Tedros! On behalf of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation and on my own behalf, I am pleased to welcome you today. The event takes place in the context of an ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. All countries and international associations contribute to the global effort to fight it. At this difficult time, I express my gratitude to the medical community for the efforts made to fight the new coronavirus infection and other infectious diseases. One of them is tuberculosis, which annually claims about 1.5 million lives.

Opening remarks by the Permanent Representative of Russia to the UN Office and Other International organizations in Geneva H.E.Mr. Gennady Gatilov at the online side event on the margins of the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council, "Repatriation, Reintegration and Resocialization of Children Repatriated from Conflict Zones" (Geneva, 11 March 2021)

Excellencies, Special Rapporteur, Children’s Rights Commissioner, Dear Participants, Thank you for your interest in the today’s discussion. I am honoured to open this side event which is organized by the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, the Bulan Institute for Peace Innovations in Geneva and the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations in Geneva.