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Secretary-General disappointed at cancellation of meeting to establish Sudan National Dialogue

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Posted by admin 90 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The United Nations Secretary-General today expressed his disappointment at the failure to hold the Sudanese pre-dialogue meeting in Addis Ababa because of the decision by the ruling National Congress Party and its allies not to attend the meeting.

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UN expresses &#39outrage&#39 at &#39heinous&#39 Al Shabaab attack on Kenyan university

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Posted by admin 90 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The United Nations has condemned the terrorist attack carried out by Al Shabaab in Garissa, Kenya, in the strongest terms, with the Security Council members stressing their “outrage” at what the President of the General Assembly called a “heinous” attack.

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Libya: UN mission welcomes ceasefire, withdrawal of forces in Sidra Oil Crescent region

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Posted by admin 94 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has today welcomed the ceasefire and the withdrawal of forces from the Sidra Oil Crescent area, a move which follows weeks of mediation efforts between parties.

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DR Congo: UN welcomes ‘milestone’ declaration aimed at combating rape in war

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Posted by admin 94 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Hawa Bangura, today called the signing of a landmark declaration by military commanders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a “milestone” on the road to ending conflict related sexual violence.

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In phone call, UN chief congratulates Nigeria&#39s President-elect Buhari

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Posted by admin 94 days ago (http://www.un.org)
Taking note of the results of the Nigerian presidential and parliamentary elections announced yesterday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called President-elect Muhammadu Buhari to congratulate him, and called on all Nigerians to accept the outcome of the elections.

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‘Roots of conflict’ must be addressed to defeat Boko Haram, says top UN rights official

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Posted by admin 93 days ago (http://www.un.org)
Expansive economic, social and political opportunities are key to reducing Nigeria’s smouldering ethnic and sectarian tensions and countering the growing threat posed by Boko Haram, the top United Nations human rights official declared today.

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UN agency launches project to boost agricultural production in northern Mali

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Posted by admin 93 days ago (http://www.un.org)
A new project aimed at restoring the livelihoods of some 33,000 households affected by armed conflict and climate change in northern Mali has been launched today by the country’s Government and the United Nations agriculture agency.

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Widows’ eviction highlights need to abolish Tanzania’s discriminatory laws, UN experts say

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Posted by admin 93 days ago (http://www.un.org)
Tanzania should take steps to revise or repeal laws, customs and practices that discriminate against women, a United Nations Committee said today after considering the case of two widows who were prevented from inheriting their late husbands’ property and were left homeless.

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