Daily Archives: February 22, 2017

News in Brief 22 February 2017 (PM)

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Khan al Ahmar, 22 February 2017. UN Photo

The forced relocation of the Palestinian Bedouin community in the West Bank is “unacceptable and it must stop”, the UN Humanitarian Aid …

In a world of plenty, ‘no excuse’ for indifference, says UN chief Guterres urging action for millions going hungry in Africa and Yemen

22 February 2017 &#150 Sounding the alarm on behalf of more than 20 million people in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, and north-east Nigeria facing devastating levels of food insecurity, Secretary-General António Guterres joined other top …

Secretary-General Hails Efforts by Special Committee on Decolonization, while Recalling End of Portugal’s Colonial Policies in Africa, Asia

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Special Committee on Decolonization organizational meeting, in New York today:

It is an honour, in my capacity as President pro tempore, to open the 2017 session …

Pope Francis appeals for ‘suffering South Sudan’

NNA – Pope Francis has appealed for the hard-hit people of South Sudan, “where a fratricidal conflict is compounded by a severe food crisis which has hit the Horn of Africa region and condemns to …

WASCI HOSTS REGIONAL LEARNING WORKSHOP AND STUDY TOUR ON SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN WEST AFRICA

A Learning Workshop and Study Tour on Social Accountability in West Africa have taken place in Accra.

Twenty-nine participants, in all, from nine West African countries, comprising civil society partners from the Ford Foundation and …