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UN / SUDAN – SOUTH SUDAN

Security Council President U. Joy Ogwu said that no significant progress has been achieved since March between Sudan and South Sudan, adding that the deepening of the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan has reached alarming proportions.  UNTV

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / DARFUR

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution which took note of the proposed adjustment of the benchmarks and indicators outlined by the Secretary-General for the UN-African Union Mission in Darfur, Sudan (UNAMID). UNTV

3 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / DARFUR

Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous told the Security Council that throughout 2013, 16 peacekeepers were killed as a result of hostile acts in Darfur, "a 50 percent increase compared to the previous year and brings to 57 the number of personnel killed since the Mission was deployed in 2008." UNTV

23 Jan 2014 | Read More »

SUDAN / DARFUR PRESSER

UNAMID Joint Special Representative (JSR) Mohamed Ibn Chambas said that while "overall peace and security" in Darfur is critical, the actual needs of its people "can only be addressed by instituting a strong development agenda that improves the socio-economic conditions"; adding in that this will encourage the return of the vast displaced population. UNAMID

23 Jan 2014 | Read More »

CHAD / REGIONAL CONFLICT REFUGEES

Remote and volatile, the far southeast of Chad has little to offer. However, it’s already a place of safety for 50,000 people. Most fled ethnic violence in Sudan's Darfur region and Central African Republic (CAR). UNICEF

27 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / LADSOUS

The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Herve Ladsous, said that the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where he was last week for several days, is marked this year with very significant progress, adding that there was also progress in Mali, but some setbacks in Sudan. UNTV

13 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / SUDAN ICC

In her address to the Security Council today, the General Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda expressed frustration and despair over Council's inaction regarding the crisis in Darfur.  UNTV

11 Dec 2013 | Read More »

IMF/ MIDDLE EAST

The near-term economic outlook for the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan region has weakened, the IMF said in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for the region, which projects growth to decline to 2¼ percent this year and to pick up in 2014 as global conditions improve and oil production recovers. IMF

12 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / SUDAN POLIO VACCINATION

The Security Council today (11 November) was briefed by the Director of the Operation Division at the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), John Ging, who informed Council members on the inability to conduct a much needed polio vaccination campaign  on Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile states in Sudan.

11 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / ABYEI

The Security Council urgently called for all concerned to refrain from any unilateral action that would heighten tensions or impede a solution. It called on parties to resume immediate negotiations to reach agreement on Abyei's final status under the auspices of the African Union High Implementation Panel. UNTV/ UNMISS

24 Oct 2013 | Read More »

 

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