Daily Archives: May 16, 2014

Africa: Boko Haram and U.S. Counterterrorism Assistance to Nigeria

Boko Haram and U.S. Counterterrorism Assistance to Nigeria

Fact Sheet

Office of the Spokesperson

Washington, DC
May 14, 2014


“The kidnapping of hundreds of children by Boko Haram is an unconscionable crime, and we will

Comoros must address past mercenaries’ impact on present human rights situation – UN experts

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 16, 2014 – Ending a nine-day official visit to Comoros today, the Working Group on the use of mercenaries called upon the Government to prioritize effective governance and respect for human rights …

Mali, Togo Share Good Practices on Diaspora Management

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 16, 2014 – Representatives of the Togolese Government have completed a three-day study visit to Mali to share information on good practices related to the management of diasporas.

The visit, organized by …

President of Rwanda Paul Kagame, President Park Geun-hye of Republic of Korea and entrepreneur Carlos Slim receive World Telecommunication and Information Society Award Broadband and ICTs for post-2015 Sustainable Development agenda

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 16, 2014 – ITU presented the World Telecommunication and Information Society Award to three eminent personalities: Mr Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda; Ms Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic …

The First TICAD V Ministerial Meeting (Overview and Evaluation)

TOKYO, Japan, May 16, 2014 – 1. Overview

(1) A total of approximately 800 participants, with representatives from 52 African countries including 20 foreign ministers, donor countries and Asian countries, international organizations and regional organizations, …