Daily Archives: December 14, 2017

UN Security Council pledges support for regional push to revive South Sudan’s peace pact

14 December 2017 &#150 As the brutal conflict in South Sudan enters its fifth year, the United Nations Security Council on Thursday said it remains deeply concerned over the situation there, and expressed strong support …

Adopting Resolution 2392 (2017), Security Council Grants Mandate Extension for United Nations Mission in South Sudan, Pending Review of Operations

Presidential Statement Endorses Intergovernmental Authority’s High-Level Revitalization Forum on Peace Accord

After extending the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 15 March 2018, the Security Council today endorsed a new initiative to revitalize …

UN and Africa: Emergency Response Funding, Somalia’s future, and a UN Volunteer from Kenya

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Lisa Doughten, chief of the United Nations Central Emergency Respose Fund (CERF), at UN Headquarters in New York. UN News/Maoqi Li

More than two-thirds of emergency response funding
going to

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Conseil Européen, 14-15 Décembre 2017

Aujourd’hui et demain, les Chefs d’état et de gouvernement de l’Union européenne se réuniront à Bruxelles pour des discussions qui constitueront une étape importante dans la feuille de route pour …

Respiratory diseases linked to seasonal flu claim thousands of lives every year – UN health agency

14 December 2017 &#150 Respiratory diseases from seasonal influenza takes up to 650,000 lives annually, according to new estimates released Thursday by the United Nations health agency and global partners.

“These figures indicate the high