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New UN Security Council sanctions target DPRK exports

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The UN Security Council has voted to strengthen sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in response to the country's latest missile tests. In an emergency meeting held on Saturday, the 15 ambassadors unanimously adopted a resolution which clamps down on the country’s exports. The DPRK, also known as North Korea, launched what [...]

5 Aug 2017 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Women UN Police help instill safety at camps for South Sudan displaced

Listen / UNPOL-officer-UNMISS-03AUG17-350-300

South Sudanese citizens who have been displaced to UN protection camps as a result of conflict say they feel safer when those camps are searched for weapons and other prohibited items. When the search is conducted by women, there's a higher sense of trust, confidence and security. That's according to Cynthia Anderson, an officer from [...]

5 Aug 2017 | Posted in From the Field, Today's Features | Read More »

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