U.N. Peacekeeping

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 09:27

Panel One

The Honorable Donald Booth

Special Envoy To Sudan And South Sudan

U.S. Department of State

Washington , D.C.

Mr. Robert Leavitt

Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau For Democracy, Conflict, And Humanitarian Assistance

U.S. Agency for International Development

Washington , D.C.

Panel Two

The Honorable Princeton Lyman

Senior Advisor To The President, Former Special Envoy To Sudan And South Sudan

U.S. Institute of Peace

Washington , D.C.

Mr. Adotei Akwei

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 06:47
The opposition has asked regional bloc Igad (Inter-Governmental Authority on Development) and an international troika (United States, Norway and United Kingdom) to put pressure on president Kiir to reverse his stand on the re-division of South Sudanese states.
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 06:22
Burundi is on the brink of civil war and will need regional mediation to establish a peace process between the government and opposition to avert a new conflict, a U.S. envoy said on Thursday.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 06:33
U.N. peacekeepers in Central African Republic need stronger powers to take on armed groups trying to disrupt the build-up to presidential elections, the country's interim prime minister Mahamat Kamoun said.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 06:33
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday that deploying peacekeepers to Burundi was an option to quell the violence but recommended that a U.N. team be first sent to help bolster dialogue.
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 06:56
The United States, Britain and Norway, key backers of the peace process, have warned the deal will “unravel” if the rivals continue to miss deadlines.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 06:28
As darkness falls, vigilantes armed with automatic rifles emerge to patrol the streets of Bujumbura, a city plagued by killings and violence as Burundi's crisis deepens.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 06:16
Germany is ready to send up to 650 soldiers to Mali to bolster the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the West African country and to help France in the region, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 06:11
South Sudan is at risk of sinking into a cycle of revenge killings on a large scale, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said as he recommended an extra 1,100 peacekeepers be deployed to the world's youngest nation.
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 06:37
A delegation from the U.S. paid a visit to Mali to discuss tactical challenges in the region. During their visit the delegation joined the Military Police Advisors Community for a series of briefings at the MINUSMA headquarters.