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UN / BAN-KIM

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced that they will travel together to the Sahel region in an effort to help tackle the region's challenges, which, Ban said, "respect no borders and neither should our solutions" UNTV

1 Nov 2013 | Read More »

MALIAN ELECTIONS / MAURITANIA AND BURKINA FASO

The Mbera camp in Mauritania hosts more than 74,000 Malian refugees, around 8,400 were identified to take part in the presidential elections on 28 July, while Malians at the Goudoubo Camp in Burkina Faso also took part of the Sunday elections. UNHCR

29 Jul 2013 | Read More »

BURKINA FASO/ CLIMATE CHANGE

Farmers in Burkina Faso's Sahel Region wait for seasonal rains to start, the weather patterns have become way unpredictable for them to predict any longer. In northern Burkina Faso, Sibiri Kebre like most farmers depends on rain-fed agriculture to feed his family and earn a living. In recent years, he's begun practicing water and soil [...]

5 Jul 2013 | Read More »

UN / SAHEL

Robert Piper, UN Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, told a news conference in New York that "despite much better rains in 2012, coming into 2013, despite better harvest projections for many countries in the region, we have multiple crises once again this year" in the region.  UNTV

11 Jun 2013 | Read More »

THE HAGUE / BURKINA FASO-NIGER

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, will deliver its Judgment in the case concerning the Border Dispute between Burkina Faso and Niger. ICJ

16 Apr 2013 | Read More »

MALI / ERTHARIN COUSIN

The people of Mali continue to suffer the impact of mass displacement and they urgently need food and other humanitarian assistance, says the Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) Ertharin Cousin, on her return from a five-day trip to Mali and Burkina Faso (13-17 March) WFP

20 Mar 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / MALI

The United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, says that insecurity remains the primary concern among internally displaced people and refugees in Mali. CH UNTV

1 Mar 2013 | Read More »

BURKINA FASO / MALI REFUGEES

In Burkina Faso's arid Sahel region, UNHCR trucks are shuttling desperately needed water supplies to Malian refugees. UNHCR

28 Dec 2012 | Read More »

BURKINA FASO / MALI REFUGEES

Malian refugees in Burkina Faso's Fererio camp have been moved further away from the border with Mali to ensure their safety. UNHCR

21 Dec 2012 | Read More »

GA / FGM

The Ambassador of Burkina Faso welcomed today’s adoption of a UN General Assembly resolution on female genital mutilation as a strong political signal against a “hateful” traditional practice that was “falsely rooted in religion”. UNTV

20 Dec 2012 | Read More »

 

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