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UN AND AFRICA: Day of reflection on the genocide in Rwanda to never forget

Jeanne-dArc-Byaje

• Twenty-one years after the Rwandan genocide, there are still people who deny it was perpetrated, according to the Deputy Permanent Representative of Rwanda to the UN. In 1994, more than 800,000 people,…

9 Apr 2015 / Listen /

UN AND AFRICA: Boko Haram terrorists under spotlight in Security Council

Kyung-wha Kang, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, briefs the Security Council.

• Boko Haram terrorists continue their violent attacks and human rights abuses against civilians in north-east Nigeria and neighbouring…

2 Apr 2015 / Listen /

UN AND AFRICA: A memorial at UN honours victims of slavery

TheArkofReturn-memorial-forpage

• A permanent memorial to honour the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade will help teach present…

26 Mar 2015 / Listen /

UN AND AFRICA: New plan needed to face next decade of natural hazards

Turkana Central, Kenya. Copyright: Andrew Macua and Geoffery Arasa/WFP

• The global community needs a plan on how it will build resilience against natural hazards, according to the…

19 Mar 2015 / Listen /
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