Tag Archives: Conflict

News in brief 27 April (AM)

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Special Representative and head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Tadamichi Yamamoto, briefs the Security Council. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

More than 2,000 Afghan civilians killed or injured

End of Joseph Kony hunt breeds frustration and fear

Uganda and the United States have ended a six-year hunt for elusive warlord Joseph Kony and his notorious Lord’s Resistance Army.

But calling off the mission, focused on Central African Republic, has left the commander …

Governments Must Uphold Commitments, Prevent Reversal of Hard-Won Gains, Speakers Tell Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Fearing a rollback of achievements in implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, speakers appealed to Governments to uphold commitments protecting the rights of all indigenous peoples and prevent a reversal …

South Sudan Peace Process Not Dead, but Needs ‘Significant Resuscitation’, Secretary-General’s Special Representative tells Security Council

‘You’re Allowing President Kiir to Do What He’s Doing,’ Says United States, as Russian Federation Questions Fairness of Blaming Government

While the political process in South Sudan was not dead, it would require “significant resuscitation”, …

News in brief 25 April – Geneva (AM)

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UN peacekeepers on patrol in conflict-affected areas near Pajok in Eastern Equatoria State in South Sudan. Photo: UNMISS

Targeted killings based on ethnicity condemned in South Sudan

Concerns are growing …

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