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GENEVA / GUINEA EBOLA

The World Health Organization (WHO) says while the Ebola outbreak  in Guinea is serious, it is relatively small so far in comparison with earlier outbreaks of the disease. As of Monday, there were 122 suspected and confirmed cases of the disease in Guinea of whom 80 had died. CH UNTV

1 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / CHARLES TAYLOR APPEAL

Judges at theSpecial Courtin Sierra Leone (SCSL) today upheld the conviction of  former Liberian President Charles Taylor for war crimes and crimes against humanity. FILE

26 Sep 2013 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / TROOPS FOR SOMALIA

Sierra Leonean troops prepare to join the ranks of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). AU/UN-IST 

2 Apr 2013 | Read More »

UN / SIERRA LEONE

The Executive Representative and Head of the United Nations (UN) Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL), Jens Toyberg-Frandzen, will present the Tenth Report of the Secretary-General on the UN's Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leoneto the Security Council. UNTV

13 Mar 2013 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / ELECTIONS – DISABLED ELECTORATE

The UN Human Rights Office present in Sierra Leona lauded the participation of persons with disabilities during the elections this weekend. OHCHR

19 Nov 2012 | Read More »

UN / SIERRA LEONE

As the Special Court for Sierra Leone approaches the completion of its work, the Presiding Justice of the Court, Shireen Avis Fisher, told the Security Council today (9 October) that most surveyed Sierra Leoneans believe that the Court has accomplished its mandate. UNTV

9 Oct 2012 | Read More »

UN / EDUCATION LAUNCH

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (26 September) announced that he has secured 1.5 billion US dollars in commitments for a new initiative to increase access to, and the quality of, education for children worldwide. UNTV

26 Sep 2012 | Read More »

GENEVA / SIERRA LEONE CHOLERA

The World Health Organization (WHO) today (20 September) said that as of 17 September 2012, a total of 18,900 cases including 273 deaths had been reported in the ongoing cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone since the beginning of the year. WHO IFRC

20 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UN / SIERRA LEONE

The UN envoy to Sierra Leone, Jens Toyberg-Frandzen today urged Sierra Leone's political parties to honour their commitment to hold free and fair elections in November. UNTV

11 Sep 2012 | Read More »

THE HAGUE / TAYLOR SENTENCING

The UN-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) today sentenced convicted former Liberian President Charles Taylor to 50 years in prison for planning and for aiding and abetting crimes committed by Sierra Leonean rebel forces during the country’s decade-long civil war. ICC

30 May 2012 | Read More »

 

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