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  • 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 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 [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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North America

United States : Assistant Secretary Robinson Travel to the Republic of Korea, Burma, and California

Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization Operations David Robinson will travel to Asia and California from June 18-28, including visits to Seoul, several locations in Burma, and San Francisco. From June 20-21, he will participate in the 6th Annual Meeting of the Global Network of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) Focal Points Conference in Seoul, including [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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North America

UN: Genocide watchdog tasks UN Security Council members on crimes, abuses

New York, US (PANA) – New York-based genocide watchdog, the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, has stressed the need for UN Security Council members to maintain international peace and security and ensure that populations are protected from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity, regardless of where these crimes are occurring. In a statement, [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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North America

UN: UN appoints Special Adviser on Responsibility to Protect

New York, US (PANA) – The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday appointed Croatian diplomat, Mr. Ivan Simonovic, as UN Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect. A UN statement, obtained by PANA in New York, said that Mr. Simonovic’s appointment sends a clear signal from the UN Secretary-General of the need to strengthen the linkages between mass [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Africa

UN: UN adviser condemns Gambian leader on threats against Mandinka ethnic group

New York, US (PANA) – UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, late Friday in New York condemned the inflammatory speech by Gambian President Yahya Jammeh at a political rally last week, in which he reportedly threatened to eliminate the Mandinka ethnic group. In a note to UN reporters, Mr. Dieng said that [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Middle East

UN: Amnesty Int’l tasks world leaders on human rights violations

New York, US (PANA) – Human rights watchdog, Amnesty International on Friday said that unless world leaders decisively address the widespread disregard for international law that is forcing millions of people from their homes, any moves to improve the humanitarian system will fail to tackle the underlying causes of the refugee crisis, The call was contained in [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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North America

UN: Statesmen, women task UN Security Council on mass atrocities

New York, US (PANA) – Human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, a group of eminent personalities, The Elders, and New York-based Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, on Saturday called on the UN Security Council to take action to prevent and halt mass atrocities by agreeing to voluntarily refrain from using the veto and adopt a Code of Conduct. [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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North America

US: Human rights group urges UN peacekeepers to protect civilians

New York, US (PANA) – New York-based human rights group, the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, on Sunday stressed the need to ensure that all UN peacekeepers are better prepared to protect civilians from mass atrocity crimes. In a statement to mark the International Day of UN Peacekeepers marked on 29 May annually, the group said [...]

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