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Monday, August 7, 2017 - 11:07
This article discusses the adoption of a United Nations resolution designed to prevent and disrupt the flow of weapons to terrorist networks and the methods to do so.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 07:20
The United Nations Security Council has sent a letter to Secretary General Ban Ki-moon authorizing the UN Mission in Colombia to verify the ceasefire and cessation of hostilities, following a request from the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP).
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Security Council today extended for two weeks the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), allowing time for its membership to consider options on adapting the operation’s mandate amid renewed violence in the world’s youngest country.
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 06:19
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today expressed concerns about the Government's insistence on going ahead with elections on 29 June despite the prevailing political and security environment in the country.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 06:29
To tackle the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, the EU and the UN today announced that more than $275 million has been pledged in support of the victims in the country and the wider region.
Friday, June 12, 2015 - 07:03
Concerned at the recent armed clashes amid the ongoing peace talks on Colombia, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres, today said these incidents have the potential to “derail” a long sought peace process, increasing risks for the civilian population.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 06:50
The top United Nations official in Somalia today lauded the progress made in the Horn of Africa country amid military and political gains.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 06:30
Fighting in South Sudan’s Unity and Upper Nile states over the last two months has displaced more than 100,000 people and blocked humanitarian aid for some 650,000 people as aid organizations have been forced to withdraw.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 06:18
With preparations underway for the United Nations to take over from an African Union-led peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR), the Security Council today requested Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to review what was done and how it could be done better in future transitions.
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 06:54
Deeply concerned by the escalating and increasingly interlinked crises in Sudan and South Sudan, where violence is sparking refugee flows and disrupting harvests again this year, the top United Nations relief official warned today that the humanitarian situation is deteriorating for hundreds of thousands of people in both countries.