Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the Gaza Board of Inquiry
New York , 10 November 2014
The Secretary-General has established an internal and independent United Nations Headquarters Board of Inquiry into certain incidents that occurred in the Gaza Strip between 8 July and 26 August 2014.
The Board will be led by Mr. Patrick Cammaert (The Netherlands) and includes, as its other members, Ms. Maria Vicien-Milburn (Argentina), Ms. Lee O’Brien (USA), Mr. Pierre Lemelin (Canada) and Mr. K.C. Reddy (India). It will review and investigate a number of specific incidents in which death or injuries occurred at, and/or damage was done to United Nations premises. The Board will also review and investigate incidents in which weapons were found to be present on United Nations premises. The Secretary-General expects that the Board will enjoy the full cooperation of all parties concerned.
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- Nagoya, Japan , 10 November 2014 - Secretary-General's Video Message for the World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development
- Beijing, China, 10 November 2014 - Secretary-General's Video Message to High-Level Event on "Equal Access, Inclusive Development for Persons with Disabilities"
- New York, 10 November 2014 - Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on attacks in Yobe State, Nigeria