Tag Archives: PeaceKeeping

In Juba, UN peacekeeping chief urges political solution for South Sudanese crisis

21 March 2017 &#150 The security situation in South Sudan is “very worrisome,” the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations today said, warning that the number of people fleeing the country showing no signs of …

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 Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

Good afternoon, everyone.

**Racial Discrimination

The Secretary-General spoke at the General Assembly’s meeting this morning commemorating …

News in Brief 21 March 2017 (PM)

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Hervé Ladsous (left), outgoing Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, during his visit to South Sudan with his successor, Jean-Pierre Lacroix (right). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

“Political solution” is only solution to South

News in Brief 16 March 2017 (PM)

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Commemoration Ceremony and Parade on the occasion of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine

Abrupt funding cuts undermine impact of longer-term reform efforts: UN

Abrupt funding …

US funding for the UN – in charts

The vast bureaucracies of the US government command a budget of about $4 trillion. Most foreign affairs activities are captured in budget line 150 – and amount to about $50 billion annually.

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