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LIBERIA / POST EBOLA BIRTH REGISTRATION

UNICEF is supporting a drive by the Liberian Government to register more than 70,000 children whose births were not recorded during the Ebola crisis, leaving them vulnerable to marginalization and exclusion. UNICEF

31 Jul 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / HIGH LEVEL FORUM CLOSING

The second Ministerial High-Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) ended Thursday (30 Jul) in Mogadishu, Somalia, with renewed commitment from the Federal Government and partners to pursue the implementation of priority areas in the New Deal Somali Compact. UNSOM

31 Jul 2015 | Read More »

IMF / SOMALIA

In its first review of Somalia's economy in a generation, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said today Somalia had made significant progress since it resumed relations with the international community. However, Somalia's situation remains very fragile, and international support will be vital to rebuild institutions and restore normalcy. IMF

29 Jul 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / CENTRAL PRISON VISIT

Mogadishu – Officials from the United Nations Assistance Mission (UNSOM) recently visited Somali capital's Central Prison to assess their current status and to discuss means of providing support to ensure provision of effective correctional service. UNSOM

29 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / BOKO HARAM

The UN Security Council adopted a presidential statement condemning Boko Haram terrorist group and urged Member States to support the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in battling Boko Haram. UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Jul 2015 | Read More »

WHO / AFRICA MENINGITIS

An acute shortage of a particular type of meningitis vaccine could severely affect the number of people at risk of being infected as medical experts prepare for a predicted large outbreak of meningitis in Africa. UNTV CH

28 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / BURUNDI MENUB REAX

A UN spokesperson said Monday the UN Electoral Observation Mission (MENUB) in Burundi "says that while Election Day was relatively peaceful and conducted adequately, the overall environment was not conducive for an inclusive, free and credible election process." UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / SOMALIA TERROR ATTACK

The members of the Security Council condemned “in the strongest terms” the suicide attack against the Jazeera Palace Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, on 26 July. UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Jul 2015 | Read More »

BURUNDI / ELECTIONS REAX

The United Nations Human Rights Office said Burundi's presidential elections of 21 July were held in a vacuum of human rights. OHCHR

27 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / PANSIERI RESIGNATION

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Friday denounced allegations in media that the resignation of Deputy High Commissioner Flavia Pansieri was linked to the ongoing investigations into the handling of the alleged sexual abuse of children by French troops in CAR. UNTV CH

24 Jul 2015 | Read More »

 

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