Tag Archives: United Nations

04 August 16

South Sudan: Would an Arms Embargo Aid Peace?

After renewed violence ni South Sudan, the UN is once again calling for an arms embargo against the country. South Sudan has rejected the proposal, saying it would expose the country to further chaos. Uganda’s President Museveni is among the
Read More

cat
05 July 16

As UN Praises Somalia, How Much Has the Country Really Improved?

This week envoys to the UN and African Union (AU) praised Somalia, claiming the Horn of Africa country is on the right path to stability. That might come as a surprise to some, considering the increased frequency of Al-Shabaab attacks
Read More

cat
05 July 16

UN, AU Envoys Say Somalia on right Path to Stability

Top UN and African Union (AU) envoys in Somalia say the country is on the right path to stability.

cat
03 July 16

Ethiopia Wins Seat on UN Security Council

Ethiopia has won a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council.

cat
03 July 16

UN Calls on African Union to Investigate Eritrean ‘Crimes’

The United Nations is calling on the African Union (AU) to investigate reports citing human rights violations in Eritrea.

cat
28 June 16

Eritreans Protests in Geneva Over Human Rights Abuses

Thousands of Eritreans have gathered in Geneva to protest against human rights violations committed by the regime in their home country.

cat
03 June 16

Sudan to Participate in UN Meeting on ICC

Sudan will participate in a UN meeting where the African Union (AU) committee will explain its position against the International Criminal Court (ICC).

cat
11 May 16

UN: El Niño Not One-Off Event, Action Needed

The President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has warned the international community that more is needed to avert humanitarian crises due from future El Niño weather shifts.

cat
20 April 16

UN: ‘Shocking’ Rise in Burundi Torture Cases

The United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein has voiced concern over the “shocking” rise of torture cases in Burundi this year.

cat
12 April 16

Burundi Resists UN Deployment of Police and Military Monitors

Burundi is starting to resist the deployment of UN police and military monitors into the country, a matter of weeks after agreeing to the resolution.

cat
Search
Newsletter

Follow me on Twitter