Daily Archives: January 6, 2015

New UN Ebola chief pays first visit to Liberia

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New Head of UNMEER, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, arrived in Liberia Tuesday as part of his first tour of the countries in West Africa.

There is more work to be …

On first visit to hard-hit nations, new UN Ebola mission chief vows scaled-up support to end crisis

6 January 2015 – The new Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, arrived in Liberia today as part of his first tour of the …

Daily Press Briefings : Daily Press Briefing – January 6, 2015

12:47 p.m. EST

MS. PSAKI: Hi, everyone.

QUESTION: Happy Tuesday.

MS. PSAKI: There are a lot of scarves in here. Is it cold in here? Okay, it’s a theme.

I have two items at the …

Peacekeepers in Darfur ambushed, two attackers killed

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Indonesian peacekeepers provide security in North Darfur. UN Photo/Albert González Farran

Peacekeepers from the joint United Nations and African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) came under two separate …

Burundi rebel group in DRC neutralized

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Stephane Dujarric. UNPHOTO/Jean-Marc Ferré

Operations launched against a Burundian armed group based in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been “successful”, the head of MONUSCO, the UN Mission …