Daily Archives: March 9, 2019

GRANDI INSPECTS DISPLACED CAMP IN MUHAMMARA: WE STRESS THE IMPORTANCE OF WORKING WITH THE SYRIAN SIDE TO ENSURE THE CONDITIONS FOR THEIR RETURN

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, visited Saturday a Syrian refugee camp in the town of Muhammara in Akkar region, accompanied by a delegation including UNHCR Representative in Lebanon Mireille Gerard, and Director …

Sexual Violence Persists in South Sudan Despite Recent Political Strides, Top United Nations Official Says while Briefing Security Council

Implementation of Revitalized Peace Agreement Progressing ‘Slowly but Surely’, Juba’s Permanent Representative Assures Members

Meeting to discuss the evolving situation in South Sudan against the backdrop of International Women’s Day, The Security Council heard today …

UN Expert: Recruitment of Child Soldiers by Extremist Groups Rising

GENEVA A United Nations expert finds the use of children by violent extremist groups to fight their battles is growing and becoming internationalized. The findings come in a report on Children and Armed Conflict submitted …

Zimbabwe: Pres Mnangagwa seeks ways to dodge US, EU sanctions

HARARE, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has vowed to use his industrialization agenda as a tool to counter sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the US and European Union (EU).

The US and EU recently renewed what they …

Attackers in Congo Hit Newly Reopened Ebola Treatment Center

Armed assailants on Saturday attacked an Ebola treatment center in the Democratic Republic of the Congo less than a week after it reopened following a previous attack.

The attack in Butembo came in the early-morning …