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UN human rights chief urges South Sudanese leadership to curb escalating violence

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Posted by admin 119 days ago (http://www.un.org)
Amid ethnically targeted killings, arbitrary detentions, rising displacement and now the discovery of mass graves, the United Nations human rights chief today urged the South Sudanese leadership to curb the escalating violence in the world's youngest nation and make it absolutely clear that those committing abuses will be held accountable.

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More must be done to aid those uprooted in Central African Republic conflict, UN warns

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Posted by admin 119 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The United Nations voiced increasing concern today for the security of 710,000 people uprooted by conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) amid difficulty of access to the sites where they have sought shelter and reports of youths prowling around with grenades and machetes.

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Somalia: UN envoy calls for credible electoral process in Puntland

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Posted by admin 119 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The top United Nations official in Somalia has renewed his call for a timely and credible political process that should lead to a new Puntland parliament this year and regional presidential elections next month.

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Security Council doubles UN peacekeeping force in South Sudan in face of spreading conflict

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Posted by admin 119 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The Security Council today authorized almost doubling the United Nations peacekeeping force in strife-torn South Sudan to nearly 14,000 in the face of a rapidly deteriorating security and humanitarian crisis that has left hundreds of civilians dead and tens of thousands of others driven from their homes.

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Ban urges peaceful end to conflict in message broadcast to people of South Sudan

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Posted by admin 118 days ago (http://www.un.org)
In an appeal broadcast in South Sudan on Wednesday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon renewed his call on its leaders to settle their differences peacefully and pledged to help end the violence that has wracked the world's youngest nation over the past 10 days.

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Condemning latest violence, UN chief urges Egyptians to find common ground

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Posted by admin 118 days ago (http://www.un.org)
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the deadly terrorist attack that took place on Tuesday on the police headquarters in Mansoura, Egypt, while also voicing concern at the deteriorating human rights and political climate in the country.

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South Sudan: Ban demands end to violence as UN mission relocates staff from Juba

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Posted by admin 121 days ago (http://www.un.org)
Amid escalating tensions and deadly clashes between military factions in South Sudan, the United Nations Mission in the country today announced that it has begun relocating staff from the capital, Juba, while Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has demanded that South Sudanese political and military leaders end all hostilities and targeted attacks against civilians.

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New UN initiative tackles food losses with pilot activities in three African nations

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Posted by admin 120 days ago (http://www.un.org)
Three Rome-based United Nations agencies are teaming up on a $2.7 million project to tackle the problem of food losses in developing countries, beginning with pilot programmes in Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Uganda.

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