Tag Archives: Conflict

Gambia decides, UN deaths, and Focus 2017: IRIN Top Picks

Every week, IRIN's team of editors curates a selection of humanitarian reports and opinion you may have missed, from in-depth analyses and features to academic studies and podcasts:

A shot in the arm for democracy?

US Push for South Sudan Sanctions Delayed

The prospect of a genocide is becoming more and more acute. “The United States was set this week to finally embrace an arms embargo against the world’s newest country to ratchet down the military might

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.


As you will have seen over the weekend, we issued a statement expressing the Secretary-General’s sadness …

“New chapter” for Colombia with revised peace agreement

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed attendees at the signing of the Colombia Peace Agreements, in Cartegena in September. The deal was ultimately rejected in a referendum. Photo: OSSG

A revised …

Security Council 'deeply alarmed' over escalation of ethnic violence in South Sudan

19 November 2016 – Strongly condemning attacks against civilians, ethnically targeted killings, hate speech, and incitements to violence in South Sudan, the United Nations Security Council called for urgent steps to address increasing hate speech …

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