Tag Archives: Conflict

Remarks by the Vice President and European Council President Tusk

Vice President Pence with European Council President Donald Tusk

The European Union Council
Brussels, Belgium

PRESIDENT TUSK:  Mr. Vice President, dear friends, let me first of all thank you for this meeting.  We all truly needed it.

Too much has happened over the past …

Peacekeeping Must Be More Flexible in Adapting to Evolving Threats, Top Officials Tell Special Committee as General Debate Opens

The United Nations must be more flexible, nimble and pragmatic in creating and managing peacekeeping operations in order to better prevent conflict and protect civilians in an increasingly complex world, the Special Committee on Peacekeeping …

'We cannot give up the fight' to end child recruitment, says UNICEF chief

21 February 2017 &#150 Even though over the past 10 years, more than 65,000 children have been released from armed forces and armed groups, tens of thousands of boys and girls under the age of …

News in Brief 20 February 2016 (AM)

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Severe food shortages in Africa are hitting refugees hard. Photo: WFP

Severe food shortages hit Africa’s refugees hard, UN agencies warn

Severe food shortages are affecting some two million refugees …

Beware the Armyworm

The warning from FAO follows a three day meeting in Harare. “Zimbabwe is likely to be the country hardest hit by an outbreak of armyworms that is destroying crops and threatening food security in

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