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  • 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 26 / 2016
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Africa, North America

Note to Correspondents – Statement by Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide

MIL OSI - Source: United Nations - Press Release/Statement: Headline: Note to Correspondents – Statement by Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide Notes to correspondents Note to Correspondents – Statement by Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide New York, 10 June 2016 Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, on recent [...]

  • 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 26 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

Addressing Global Affairs Issues

Host(s): DON MARTIN DON MARTIN: Welcome back. Well the Conservatives push hard to pass a motion condemning ISIS for committing a genocide of their enemies in Iraq and Syria. The Liberals say that’s something international authorities should declare. Well here’s the clashing political view on whether Canada should be doing this. Here’s interim Conservative leader Rona [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Middle East

ASSAD ‘USING DENIAL OF HUMANITARIAN AID AS POLITICAL WEAPON’ IN SYRIA

Bashar Assad‘s regime in Syria is deliberately using the denial of humanitarian aid as a “political and military weapon”, according to the UK Government. Foreign Office minister David Lidington said international pressure – including the possibility of air drops – has led to the Syrian government agreeing in principle to allow the United Nations to deliver [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Africa

Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy Hearing; “U.S. Sanctions Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa.”; Testimony by Sue Eckert, Senior Fellow, Watson Institute International And Public Affairs, Brown University, Providence , RI

Chairman Flake, Ranking Member Markey, and distinguished Members of the subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to appear before you to discuss the effectiveness of targeted sanctions in Africa. I applaud you for addressing this important instrument of US and international peace and security policy, but one that does not receive adequate attention. My comments [...]

  • Jul 25 / 2016
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Europe

Tiempos de crispación y antagonismo

Opinión Tiempos de crispación y antagonismo POR JUAN GABRIEL TOKATLIAN 1345 words 5 August 2014 El País – Nacional PAISN CT (Cataluña) 29 Spanish (c) Copyright DIARIO EL PAIS, S.L. http://www.elpais.es. Si hasta los noventa la globalización se percibía como sinónimo de prosperidad, por muchos de sus logros y promesas, en el siglo XXI está [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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North America

Abordan en México Derecho Internacional Humanitario

Abordan en México Derecho Internacional Humanitario 348 words 30 September 2014 Agencia Mexicana de Noticias, NOTIMEX NOTMXS Spanish Agencia Mexicana de Noticias, NOTIMEX. Copyright © Todos los derechos reservados México, 30 Sep (Notimex).- El V Curso Anual Especializado en Derecho Internacional Humanitario a nivel nacional se realizo este lunes y martes, a fin de contribuir [...]

  • Jul 17 / 2016
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North America

Repatriation of Commanders, Units among Steps to Tackle Sexual Exploitation, Abuse by Peacekeepers, Secretary-General Tells Security Council

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Repatriation of Commanders, Units among Steps to Tackle Sexual Exploitation, Abuse by Peacekeepers, Secretary-General Tells Security Council ‘All-Systems Failure’ Blamed as Some Delegations Stress Investigative Role of Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations Briefing the Security Council today, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon laid out a number of steps to [...]

  • Jul 16 / 2016
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South America

El caso contra el Destino Manifiesto

El caso contra el Destino Manifiesto 1008 words 12 June 2016 La Gaceta GACARG Spanish La Gaceta © 2016. Todos los derechos reservados Las desastrosas consecuencias de las agresiones contra Irak, Afganistán, Líbano, Siria, Yemen y Ucrania, por nombrar sólo algunos casos, muestran la urgente necesidad de reactivar el principio de la no intervención en [...]