Conflict Resolution

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.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 06:40
The course, which brought together 23 participants from Uganda, Somalia, Sudan and Rwanda, seeks to espouse better understanding of how to collaborate with civilians and stabilise communities in conflict situations.
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.
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 - 06:31
For the first time in almost a quarter-century, Somalia has an embassy in the United States.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 06:28
More than 400 South African soldiers are heading to the Democratic Republic of Congo to beef up the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Congo (Monusco), a senior official said on Wednesday.