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Stronger Rules Must Guarantee Outer Space Remains Conflict-Free, First Committee Delegates Stress, Calling for New Laws to Hold Perpetrators Accountable

Amid fears of an arms race in outer space, coupled with the transformation of that domain into a zone of conflict, several speakers in the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) warned today against its …

South Sudan Leaders Bear Direct Responsibility to End Bloodshed, Reinvigorate Political Process, Peacekeeping Chief Tells Security Council

Permanent Representative Reaffirms Government’s Commitment to Revitalization Forum, Full Implementation of Peace Agreement

With regional forces being deployed in South Sudan to strengthen civilian protection, that country’s leaders still bore direct responsibility to end the bloodshed …

“Personality politics” driving conflict in South Sudan must end

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Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, briefs the Security Council on the situation in South Sudan. UN Photo/Kim Haughton

The South Sudanese people have been “held hostage” to “personality politics” …

South Sudan's leaders must pull country back from 'impending abyss,' UN peacekeeping chief

17 October 2017 &#150 Amid worsening security and the dire humanitarian and human rights situation in South Sudan, the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Tuesday called on the international community to demand that …

UN Daily News Programme 17 October 2017

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Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Matt Wells and Ana Carmo.

In today’s programme:  A new report on world population trends …

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