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  • Oct 17 / 2016
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Europe

Burundi: mise en place d’un génocide

Burundi: mise en place d’un génocide Lundi 17 octobre 2016 Christophe Koessler Le président Pierre Nkurunziza (ici au Forum économique mondial en 2008) ne veut pas quitter le pouvoir, alors qu’il a déjà réalisé deux mandats. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS/WEF-ERIC MILLER Le drame rwandais de 1994 pourrait se répéter bientôt au Burundi voisin. D’autant que la communauté [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Europe, North America

Canada marks 40 years of relations with European Union

Saanich News — When a young Jeremy Kinsman joined the staff of the Canadian Mission to the European Economic Community in 1968 as its first political officer, the office conditions were less than ideal. “I don’t think most people knew we had a mission. It was just a start up mission and it was in [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Europe

Speech: “Part of our Responsibility to Protect lies in ensuring that those who seek to harm civilians know that impunity is not an option.”

MIL OSI United Kingdom - Source: United Kingdom – Executive Government & Departments on the hour Headline: Speech: “Part of our Responsibility to Protect lies in ensuring that those who seek to harm civilians know that impunity is not an option.” Thank you very much Mr. President, and thank you to the Secretary-General for his report [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Europe

United Kingdom : “Part of our Responsibility to Protect lies in ensuring that those who seek to harm civilians know that impunity is not an option.”

Thank you very much Mr. President, and thank you to the Secretary-General for his report on the Responsibility to Protect. Its very strong focus on the challenges of implementing that doctrine are especially welcome, and I would like to reaffirm at the outset the United Kingdoms commitment to implementing the R2P doctrine, and I would [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East

Western military intervention saved lives in Bosnia. It can work in Syria, too.

Muhamed Sacirbey was the first ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Nations and is a former Bosnian foreign minister. In 1995, he accompanied the Bosnian delegation to the Balkan peace negotiations in Dayton, Ohio, which brought a political settlement to the conflict in Bosnia. Syria’s largest city is on the brink of starvation. [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Europe

Mikola voices govt’s commitment to fighting anti-Semitism

Budapest, September 16 (MTI) – The Hungarian government “isa partner” in the fight against anti-Semitism, Istvan Mikola, state secretary for security policy and international relations, told a European conference on the subject in Budapest on Friday. For full article, click here.

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, South America

The rupture

Many once-hopeful countries are in crisis. Is this a bump in the road, or have we driven off the road entirely? In her new book, Jennifer Welsh, special adviser to the UN Secretary-General, worries for the future of liberal democracy The Return of History: Conflict, Migration, and Geopolitics in the Twenty-First Century By Jennifer Welsh [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Europe

Kosovo warns against Serbia’s candidate for UN Secretary General

Kosovo, a former Serbian province that declared independence in 2008, but is still unrecognised by Belgrade, has warned against the candidacy of Vuk Jeremić, a former Serbian foreign minister, for UN Secretary General. Protestors in Kosovo’s capital Pristina on Saturday (27 August) called Jeremić “the biggest anti-Albanian politician” and said that their country’s candidacy for UN membership [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Aug 23 / 2016
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Europe

Cisjordanie: importante opération israélienne contre les ateliers d’armes

  Cisjordanie: importante opération israélienne contre les ateliers d’armes 425 words 23 August 2016 01:20 PM Agence France Presse AFPFR French Copyright Agence France-Presse, 2016 All reproduction and presentation rights reserved.   L’armée israélienne a annoncé mardi avoir démantelé sept ateliers clandestins de fabrication d’armes en Cisjordanie et saisi des dizaines d’armes et de munitions [...]

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