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MINUSTAH – United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti

UN / HAITI

The head of the United Nations Mission in Haiti Sandra Honoré told the Security Council  that the long awaited adoption and promulgation of the Electoral Law  along with this month's Accord emanating from the Inter-Haitian Dialogue prepared a path toward inclusive and transparent elections to be held later this year. UNTV

24 Mar 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / LIFEGUARDS

With thousands of city residents finally able to enjoy their country's seashores, a team of lifeguards have been trained by the municipality to ensure their safety and reduce the number of drowning cases that have occurred in the past. UN AU IST

1 Feb 2014 | Read More »

HAITI / EARTHQUAKE MEMORIAL

The UN mission in Haiti remembers those killed in the earthquake four years ago that crushed this tiny island nation, killing over 200,000 including 102 peacekeepers. MINUSTAH

10 Jan 2014 | Read More »

HAITI / AMMUNITION DESTRUCTION

The United Nations Mission for Stabilization in Haiti (MINUSTAH) and the Haitian National Police (HNP), carried-out a joint operation to destroy unusable or expired munitions and explosives, as part of MINUSTAH’s Consolidation Plan and the HNP’s Development Plan. MINUSTAH

24 Dec 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / HAITI CHOLERA

The UN humanitarian agency said that (USD) 169 million was needed to help relieve the humanitarian situation in Haiti. Cholera is a major concern in the country, which hosts half of the world's suspected cholera cases. Forty-five thousand people could be affected by the cholera epidemic in 2014 and if efforts are not made to [...]

17 Dec 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / UNIVERSITY GRADUATION

With the relative peace enjoyed in Somalia, universities are gaining ground and the youths now have a chance to acquire tertiary education. Over 700 students of SIMAD University were conferred with different degrees with the areas of study including Accountancy, Computer Science, Law, Economics, Statistics and Planning, Sharia As well as Banking and finance, among [...]

7 Dec 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA/ WOMEN PEACE AND SECURITY

The UN Mission in Somalia hosted the Women and Peace Security Open Day, an event meant to foster the role played by women in society, an  event that brought together several stakeholders and women from different walks of life who shared their experiences and ideas on how the lives of women in Somalia can be [...]

4 Dec 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / RADIO MOGADISHU ARCHIVE DIGITIZATION

After more than 60 years of analogue storage in an inadequate environment, the Radio Mogadishu audio archive is being digitized in order to save it from deterioration and introduce the unique Somali historical recordings to new audience. AU/UN IST

16 Nov 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / JOWHAR FLOODS

As Somalia recovers from a tropical cyclone that battered its north-east regions killing at least 100 people, another humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Jowhar in the south of the country. Following heavy rains in the Horn of Africa, the River Shabelle burst its banks, submerging entire villages and farms in its path. AU/UN IST

13 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UNEP/ EMISSION GAP REPORT

If the global community do not immediately embark on wide-ranging actions to narrow the greenhouse gas emissions gap, the chance of keeping global temperature rise below 2°C in this century will swiftly diminish and open the door to a host of challenges, according to the report of the United Nations Environment Programme. UNEP /FILE

5 Nov 2013 | Read More »

 

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