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UN Somalia envoy condemns latest terrorist attack in Mogadishu

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The top United Nations official in Somalia has condemned “in the strongest terms” today’s Al-Shabaab terrorist attack against a convoy from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the capital of Mogadishu, resulting in a number of casualties.

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With all parties now signed onto Mali peace accord, world must back implementation – UN envoy

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Posted by admin 10 days ago (http://www.un.org)
Welcoming the signature last Saturday by all parties to the conflict in Mali of the Accord for Peace and Reconciliation, the top United Nations envoy for the country today told the Security Council that now the implementation phase must start.

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UN Libya envoy meets with armed groups in support of political agreement

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Posted by admin 10 days ago (http://www.un.org)
As part of an overall United nations-supported effort on the security track of Libya’s national dialogue, the United Nations envoy for country has met in Misrata with representatives of armed groups, stressing the importance of local ceasefires and reconciliation agreements are welcome developments.

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Central African Republic: Ban appoints panel to investigate UN response to sexual abuse allegations

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Posted by admin 11 days ago (http://www.un.org)
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed a panel to investigate the response of the United Nations to allegations of sexual abuse surrounding a deployment of foreign military forces in the Central African Republic (CAR), a spokesperson for the Organization has announced.

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South Sudan: UN mission reports five people injured in shooting at Juba marketplace

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Posted by admin 11 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) today reported that five internally displaced persons (IDPs) – four women and one man – were shot during an incident early Saturday evening.

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Mali: Ban welcomes the signature of the Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation by remaining parties

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Posted by admin 13 days ago (http://www.un.org)
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed Saturday the signature, earlier today, of the Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation in Mali by the Coordination coalition of armed groups in Bamako.

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As elections draw near, Ban sends to Burundi a Special Envoy in support of regional efforts

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Posted by admin 13 days ago (http://www.un.org)
Concerned by the political crisis in Burundi, “which threatens to undo more than a decade of work to consolidate peace and reconciliation in the country”, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the arrival in Bujumbura of his Special Representative and Head of the UN Regional Office for Central Africa, Abdoulaye Bathily.

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Mali: UN welcomes announcement by armed groups of withdrawal from eastern town

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Posted by admin 14 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has welcomed the announcement made last night by the armed groups of the so-called “Platform” to withdraw from the town of Menaka, in accordance with the arrangements for a cessation of hostilities.

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