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13. – HUMANITARIAN AID AND RELIEF

UN / DARFUR

The top UN peacekeeping official told the Security Council that "after a period of relative calm,Darfuris currently experiencing a resurgence of violence" resulting in "massive displacements of populations." UNIFEED – UNTV

24 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / YEMEN

The Security Council heard a briefing Thursday from United Nations special advisor for Yemen Jamal Benomar, on the efforts that the Yemeni government has taken to implement the recommendations of the National Dialogue Conference (NDC). He said "while full momentum has characterized much of the transition, serious challenges persist. Yemen is the battleground for combating Al-Qaeda in [...]

24 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN REAX

The head of peacekeeping operations said that Security Council members are considering sanctions on South Sudan's warring parties, adding that, “this sick cycle of violence that started on the 15th December last year has to stop.” UNIFEED – UNTV / RECENT

24 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN BENTIU

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) reported that as a result of the violence over the past few days, it is now protecting some 22,000 displaced persons at its base in Bentiu, in Unity State. Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson of the Secretary-General, said that "many dead bodies remain by the side of the main road [...]

22 Apr 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BENTIU MASSACRE

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan, (UNMISS) said that hundreds of people, both civilians and military, were killed in the fighting that took place between the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and anti-government forces last week in the oil-rich Unity State.  UNMISS (graphic images)

22 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN

Human Rights investigators from the UN Mission in South Sudan have confirmed that opposition forces killed hundreds of South Sudanese and foreign civilians after determining their ethnicity or nationality when they captured Bentiu last week. UNTV

21 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / BOR CAMP ATTACK

The Secretary-General strongly condemned today's attack on civilians and United Nations Peacekeepers in the UNMISS Protection of Civilians site in Bor, in the capital of Jonglei State in South Sudan. The UN spokesperson said “the number of people killed or wounded is yet to be confirmed”. UNTV

17 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

We need to include risk disaster into broader discussion of the post-2015 agenda for sustainable development in order to leave a more resilient world to future generations – said the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his briefing to the General Assembly on the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. UNTV

16 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / MICHAEL DOUGLAS DISARMAMENT

At  a launch of the book "Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do!", United Nations Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas called upon high school and college students around the globe to take part in efforts to disarm the world from nuclear and other weapon of mass destruction. UNTV

15 Apr 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / TOBY LANZER PRESSER

Following renewal of fighting in Bentiu, capital of the Unity State of South Sudan, the anti-government forces have taken control of the city, doubling the number of people seeking shelter at the UNMISS base in Bentiu  to about 9 000, UN Humanitarian Coordinator Toby Lanzer said in Juba.  UNMISS

15 Apr 2014 | Read More »

 

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