United Nations

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 13:03
An independent United Nations expert today hailed the approval by Somalia of a "road map" to help promote and protect human rights in the country, but urged the Government to consult more with civil society and regional administrations before the document is finalized.
Friday, August 30, 2013 - 06:15
On 22 August 2013, the members of the Security Council heard a briefing by Edmond Mulet, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, on the situation in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 07:45
A Tanzanian officer has died and five Tanzanian and South African UN peacekeepers have been wounded near Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where government and UN troops are engaged in fierce battles against the M23 militia.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 07:35
SRSG Nicholas Kay welcomed today the agreement signed in Addis Ababa by Minister of State Farah Sheikh Abdulkadir and Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed Islaan “Madobe” on behalf of the Federal Government of Somalia and the Interim Jubba Administration respectively. Ethiopia as chair of IGAD signed as guarantor. The agreement establishes the modalities of administration and governance in the Lower Jubba, Middle Jubba and Gedo for the coming period.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 07:33
Strengthening respect for human rights and fighting impunity are essential for the stabilization of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a United Nations official said today, stressing the need to protect the rights of those most vulnerable in the country.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 07:32
The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) today supported the Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC) in launching an attack against M23 positions on the Kibati heights, north of Goma, in North Kivu.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 07:40
The United Nations refugee agency today said it is assisting refugees that have fled to Burundi from the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s South Kivu province after ongoing deadly clashes along the border between the two countries over the past two weeks.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 07:32
The top United Nations envoy in Somalia today stressed that collective and coordinated efforts from the Government as well as regional and international organizations are needed to achieve progress in the east African country.