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  • Jul 27 / 2016
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Africa, North America

Security Council Adopts Resolution 2295 (2016), Authorizing ‘More Proactive and Robust’ Mandate for United Nations Mission in Mali

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Security Council Adopts Resolution 2295 (2016), Authorizing ‘More Proactive and Robust’ Mandate for United Nations Mission in Mali Foreign Minister Welcomes Passage, as Some Speakers Question Text’s ‘Ambiguous Language’, Role of MINUSMA in Fighting Terrorists The Security Council today authorized the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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North America

UN Secretary-General Appoints Andrew Gilmour as Assistant for Human Rights

UNITED NATIONS, June 24 (Sputnik) – Andrew Gilmour was appointed as the UN secretary-general’s assistant for Human Rights, the Office of the Spokesperson for Ban Ki-moon said on Friday. “UNSG Ban Ki-moon has appointed Andrew Gilmour of the #UnitedKingdom as Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights,” the Office wrote on its official Twitter account. For full article, click [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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North America

SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS IVAN SIMONOVIC OF CROATIA SPECIAL ADVISER ON RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT

UNITED NATIONS, June 23 — The United Nations issued the following press release: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Ivan Simonovic of Croatia as his Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect. Mr. Simonovic succeeds Jennifer Welsh of Canada, to whom the Secretary-General is deeply grateful for her exceptional leadership and advice [...]

  • 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 27 / 2016
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Europe

Jawaher Al Qasimi calls for action to ease suffering of 65.3 million refugees worldwide

SHARJAH, 21st June 2016 (WAM) – H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, has called for collaborative efforts to end the plight of refugees worldwide and the intensification of emergency aid to alleviate their suffering and [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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North America

Joint Statement on Enhancing Dialogue and Cooperation to Protect and Promote Universally Recognized Human Rights at the High-Level Panel on 10th Anniversary of Human Rights Council by Amb. MA Zhaoxu

Source: Peoples Republic of China – State Government – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Joint Statement on Enhancing Dialogue and Cooperation to Protect and Promote Universally Recognized Human Rights at the High-Level Panel on 10th Anniversary of Human Rights Council by Amb. MA Zhaoxu Mr. President, I have the honor to deliver this statement on behalf of [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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Europe

Cyprus is grateful to the UN and the troop contributing countries for their assistance, says FM

Cyprus is grateful to the UN and the troop contributing countries for their assistance, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ioannis Kasoulides stressed. Kasoulides participated on Friday in a high-level open discussion of the Security Council on the protection of civilians in the context of peacekeeping operations. The meeting was convened by the French Presidency of the Council. [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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Africa

Gambia: UN adviser condemns President’s reported threats against ethnic group

The United Nations Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide has condemned the inflammatory speech by the President of the Gambia, Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia at a political rally this past week, in which he reportedly threatened to eliminate the Mandinka ethnic group. In a note to correspondents, Adama Dieng, the UN [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Africa, North America

REMARKS AT A UN SECURITY COUNCIL OPEN DEBATE ON THE PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS IN THE CONTEXT OF PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS

UNITED NATIONS, June 10 –The U.S. Mission to the United Nations issued the following press release: Thank you, Minister Ayrault, for being with us today to chair this debate. Your presence here is an affirmation of the importance that France attaches to protecting civilians, as evidenced in recent years by President Hollande’s decision to send [...]

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