Political leaders in Bosnia and Herzegovina are still falling short of the expectations of their citizens and the international community, causing the country to slip farther behind its neighbours in regional integration, the Security Council was told today (14 May). UNTV
While hosting a meeting with members of the “New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States” group in Mogadishu, Somalia's Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon said that assisting the country with adequate financing "will provide the window of opportunity to build confidence in the political process and strengthen core national priorities." AU-UN/IST
Tanzanian forces arrived last Friday (10 May) to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo to serve in the intervention brigade recently approved by the Security Council. MONUSCO
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have delivered aid to an area in northern Syria that had not received UN assistance for the past 10 months due to insecurity. (CH UNTV)
Somalia’s first wild poliovirus (WPV) case since 2007 has triggered a surveillance alert and mass vaccination plans, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).