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  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa, Europe, North America

Genocide and protection

In the aftermath of the Second World War, the civilized world recoiled in horror as the full extent of the Holocaust was revealed. And “Never Again!” became a common refrain in the post-war era, a solemn pledge for future generations. The war devastated the traditional European powers and smashed the old international order. A new [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa

Adopting Resolution 2304 (2016), Security Council Extends Mission in South Sudan, Authorizes Expanded Peacekeeping Force to Bolster Civilian Protection Efforts

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Adopting Resolution 2304 (2016), Security Council Extends Mission in South Sudan, Authorizes Expanded Peacekeeping Force to Bolster Civilian Protection Efforts The Security Council today renewed the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 30 June 2017, authorizing the expansion of peacekeeping forces and [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Africa

UN Secretary-General Welcomes IGAD Plus Efforts to Settle Conflict in South Sudan

MOSCOW, August 7 (Sputnik) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed on Sunday efforts of the  Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Plus countries aimed at settling the conflict in South Sudan. On Friday, the summit of the eight East African states comprising the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the African Union Ad-hoc Committee on South [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Africa

UN: UN chief welcomes South Sudan’s acceptance of regional protection force

New York, US (PANA) – The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday welcomed the acceptance, by the Government of South Sudan, of a regional protection force to help quell the ongoing violence in the country, and called on all South Sudanese parties to uphold their responsibility to protect civilians and to demonstrate their commitment to [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Africa

UN chief welcomes S. Sudan’s acceptance of regional forces

August 7, 2016 (JUBA) – The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon has welcomed South Sudan’s acceptance of a regional protection force to help subdue the ongoing violence in the country. The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon handshake with the President of the Republic of South Sudan, Salva Kiir at Presidential Palace, J1 in Juba [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Africa, North America

United States : Welcoming Communique of Intergovernmental Authority on Development Countries, Secretary-General Calls upon South Sudans Leaders to Set Aside Difference

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General welcomes the communique of the Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) PLUS countries. He commends the IGAD leaders for their decisive action and welcomes the Government of South Sudan’s acceptance of a regional [...]

  • Aug 08 / 2016
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Africa

L’ONU se félicite de l’acceptation par le pays d’une force régionale

  L’ONU se félicite de l’acceptation par le pays d’une force régionale 323 words 8 August 2016 06:14 AM All Africa AFNWSF French (c) 2016 AllAfrica, All Rights Reserved   Aug 07, 2016 (UN News Service/AllAfrica Global Media via COMTEX) — Le Secrétaire général de l’ONU, Ban Ki-moon, s’est félicité dimanche de la décision du [...]

  • Aug 08 / 2016
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Africa

Soudan du sud : le gouvernement accepte l’envoi d’une force régionale

International Soudan du sud : le gouvernement accepte l’envoi d’une force régionale Josiane Mambou Loukoula Josiane Mambou Loukoula 390 words 8 August 2016 Les Dépêches de Brazzaville, Agence d’Information d’Afrique Centrale LDBFR French Copyright 2016 Agence d’Information d’Afrique Centrale All Rights Reserved   Juba a accepté, contre toute attente, le principe du déploiement d’une force [...]

  • Aug 04 / 2016
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Africa

Unicef, Religious Institutions Sign MoU

Aug 03, 2016 (The Ethiopian Herald/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The partnership between UNICEF and major religious institutions in Ethiopia will alleviate the chronic challenges of women and children in the community The UN specialized agency UNICEF and major religious institutions yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the well-being of children and women in Ethiopia. UNICEF Ethiopia [...]

  • Aug 04 / 2016
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Africa

East Darfur Returnees Fear Attacks As Military Forces Withdraw

East Darfur, Aug 02, 2016 (Radio Dabanga/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Formerly displaced people who have returned to their villages in East Darfur have expressed concern about the government’s withdrawal of the garrisons in their areas. The withdrawal of military forces from Muhajiriya, Labado, Khazan Jadeed, Selea, Sani Efendo, Kileikil Mojo, and Kileikil [...]

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