Conflict Resolution

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 06:23
The United Nations Security Council this weekend adopted a three-option resolution contained in a letter UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon addressed to the council.
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 06:21
Nearly 90 people were killed during Friday's clashes in the Burundian capital, the army said, the worst outbreak of violence in Burundi since a failed coup in May. Friday's clashes were condemned by the United States, which like other Western powers fears the Central African nation could slide back into ethnic conflict.
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 06:43
South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has warned of further inevitable split of his faction of the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM), saying there are those “behaving like dogs” who want to take over leadership from him in Juba.
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 06:39
In November the Peace and Security Council (PSC) once again discussed the crisis in Burundi and asked the African Union Commission (AUC) to increase the number of military experts and human rights observers in the country. Burundi, however, still has not signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that regulates the activities of these observers.
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 06:33
The U.S. Marines and sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa trained the UPDF in combat medicine, heavy equipment operations, Mine-Resistant, Ambushed-Protected vehicle maintenance and driving, utilities, communications, engineering and explosive ordnance training, during the past two months.
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 06:52
The unfolding human tragedy in Burundi needs urgent intervention from the international community before it is too late. The seemingly hands-off attitude by the East African Community, African Union and even the United Nations raises many questions.
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 06:43
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni and the East African Community could share in the blame if full-scale war breaks out in Burundi, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 06:44
Regional and international action in Burundi at the moment isn't sufficient to address the threat of escalating human rights violations and potential mass atrocities, a United Nations official said Monday.
Monday, December 7, 2015 - 06:46
Government forces and rebels in Sudan's war-torn border regions say they are preparing for another bout of fighting after the latest talks in Addis Ababa failed to reach a deal.
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 09:30

Panel One

The Honorable Linda Thomas-Greenfield
Assistant Secretary, Bureau Of African Affairs
U.S. Department of State
Washington , D.C.

Panel Two

Dr. Josh Siegle
Director Of Research, Africa Center For Strategic Studies
National Defense University
Washington , D.C.
Mr. Thierry Vircoulon
Central Africa Project Director
International Crisis Group
Nairobi , Kenya