New York, July 16 (Just Earth News):Security Council expresses â€œdeep concernâ€ at political restrictions in the DR Congo. In the lead up to the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) scheduled presidential election in November, the Security Council on Friday expressed concern at the recent arrests and detention of members of political opposition and of the civil society.
New York, July 8 (Just Earth News): An inclusive and credible dialogue among Congolese stakeholders is the only realistic way to defuse political tensions, overcome the electoral impasse and prevent violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where public discontent is being fuelled by delays in the electoral process and shrinking democratic space, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson warned on Thursday.
New York, May 26 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed profound concern over reports of increasing political tensions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) linked to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the countryâ€™s electoral process.
New York, May 24 (Just Earth News): The top United Nations official in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has expressed deep concern about the increasing political tensions in some parts of the Central African country, urging both the majority and opposition sides to reawaken their patriotism.
New York, Apr 24 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The head of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) has expressed serious concern about rising political tensions in some parts of the country.
New York, Oct 8 (IBNS): The top United Nations official in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that he cannot say with certainty whether the progress attained in the country is sustainable, or whether violence will erupt again and reverse what has been achieved so far.
New York, May 20 (IBNS): The humanitarian crisis caused by the â€œescalating political tensionsâ€ in Burundi has worsened, according to the United Nations which on Tuesday reported an uptick in the number of Burundian refugees seeking asylum and a deterioration in health conditions at refugee camps receiving them.
New York, Apr 12 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday welcomed the start of dialogue to ease political tensions in Venezuela and called on all actors to work towards overcoming the current challenges facing the country.