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Security Council stresses need of ‘sustainable solutions’ for millions displaced in Darfur

New York, Feb 1 (IBNS): Despite improvements in the security and humanitarian situation in Darfur, continued challenges remain, the United Nations Security Council has said, underlining the need for sustainable solutions for the region’s 2.7 million internally displaced persons.

Hunger continues to intensify in conflict zones, UN agencies report to Security Council

 New Delhi, Jan 30 (JEN): Food insecurity – or lack of access to enough food – continues to worsen in places torn by conflict, United Nations agencies reported Monday, listing Yemen, South Sudan and Syria among the countries most affected by acute hunger.

Security Council condemns 'barbaric' terrorist attack in central Mali that killed dozens on civilian bus

New York, Jan 28 (JEN): The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the “barbaric and cowardly terrorist attack” on 25 January against a bus transporting civilians near Boni, in central Mali, during which 26 people from Mali and Burkina Faso, including children, were killed.

Time to stop ‘managing’ Israeli-Palestinian conflict, show leadership to resolve it – Security Council told

New York, Jan 26 (JEN): The United Nations, the Security Council and the wider international community all have fallen into a pattern of “managing, rather than resolving” the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the UN envoy on the Middle East peace process warned Thursday, saying it was time to end this paralysis, show political leadership and push for policies on the ground that rebuild trust.

South Sudan: Ceasefire violations, hostile propaganda undercut regional peace push, Security Council told

New York, Jan 25 (JEN): While the signing last month of a ceasefire accord among South Sudan’s warring parties is a great stride forward, it is just a first step toward peace and stability, the United Nations peacekeeping chief said Wednesday, warning that the 21 December deal has already been violated numerous times.

Amid growing insecurity, time to reassess UN peacekeeping presence in Mali, Security Council told

New York, Jan 24 (JEN): Against the backdrop of worsening security in Mali’s central regions and with presidential elections just six months away, a senior United Nations official on Tuesday said it is time to reexamine the configuration of the UN peacekeeping presence in the West African country to reflect the changing circumstances on the ground.

Resolve differences peacefully, Security Council to DR Congo political actors

New York, Jan 17 (JEN): Voicing serious concern over the continued political impasse and violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations Security Council has called upon all political actors to exercise maximum restraint and to address their differences peacefully.

In Afghanistan, Security Council reiterates support for efforts to restore peace and progress

New York, Jan 16 (JEN): The United Nations Security Council, during a weekend mission to Afghanistan, reiterated its support for the Central Asian country’s efforts to restore peace, stability and progress.

Brinkmanship, lack of compromise will only deepen DR Congo political crisis, Security Council told

New York, Jan 10 (JEN): Political brinkmanship and a refusal to compromise will only result in further delays in preparations for elections and deepening of the political crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which has been gripped by a recent spate of violent protests, the United Nations peacekeeping chief told the Security Council Tuesday.

Egypt: UN chief and Security Council condemn attack on Sinai mosque

New York, Nov 25 (IBNS): Secretary-General António Guterres and the United Nations Security Council have condemned “in the strongest terms” the attack on al-Rawdah Mosque during Friday prayers in the town of Bir al-Abed in North Sinai, Egypt, that left scores of people dead and wounded.

Security Council deplores deadly attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali

New York, Nov 25(IBNS): Condemning “in the strongest terms” an attack against the United Nations peacekeeping force in Mali that left several uniformed personnel dead, the Security Council on Friday called on the country’s authorities to swiftly investigate and bring the perpetrators to justice.

Ahead of October elections, Security Council urges Liberia to plan for safe, credible polls

New York, July 25 (Just Earth News): With Liberian officials responsible for security in the country, the United Nations Security Council on Monday encouraged the Government to put in place an election security plan for the October polls.

Security Council strongly condemns ballistic missile test by DPR Korea

New York, May 23(Just Earth News): Strongly condemning yesterday’s ballistic missile launch conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations Security Council vowed to “fully and comprehensively implement all measures” imposed on the country and strongly urged all other UN Member States to do the same.

In Bogota, Security Council pledges support to Colombia’s efforts to implement peace process

New York, May 5 (Just Earth News): In Colombia to acknowledge and witness first-hand both the progress and the challenges of carrying out the aims of a hard-won peace deal, a delegation from the United Nations Security Council on Thursday met President Juan Manuel Santos and applauded the country as an example for overcoming difficulties and setbacks to bring to an end more than a half a century of conflict.

UN Police play crucial role for success of peacekeeping missions : UN Officials

New York, Nov 14 (Just Earth News/IBNS) : Though generally far less numerous than the military component in United Nations peacekeeping operations, UN Police play a vital role in protecting civilians and training local forces, facing multiple challenges and dangers in fulfilling their mission, the Security Council heard on Friday.