New York, Jan 25 (JEN): As Tahir and his fellow Chadian peacekeepers set out on their daily patrol through the dusty streets of Kidal, in northern Mali, the question he faces is always the same – will he and his team return safely to the United Nations base?
New York, Dec 23(Just Earth News): Welcoming the signing of an agreement on cessation of hostilities and improving humanitarian access in South Sudan, the United Nations Mission in the country (UNMISS) has urged all parties to work collectively to ensure durable peace in the nation.
New York, Jan 15 (Just Earth News): The United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan has confirmed that it continues its discussions with the transitional national unity Government on a 4,000-strong regional protection force, which was authorized by the Security Council last August but has yet to be deployed.
New York, Oct 26 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has strongly condemned the killing of 26 civilians who were earlier taken hostage by a group of armed men in countryâ€™s central Ghor province.
New York, Aug 13 (Just Earth News): The Security Council on Friday authorized a 4,000-strong regional protection force within the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), â€œresponsible for providing a secure environment in and around Juba,â€ the capital, which in early July was the scene of the latest eruption of deadly violence in the young country, exacerbating an already desperate humanitarian situation.
New York, July 30 (Just Earth News):The Security Council on Fridayextended for two weeks the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), allowing time for its membership to consider options on adapting the operationâ€™s mandate amid renewed violence in the worldâ€™s youngest country.
New York, July 26 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council on Monday adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) for another year, until 31 July 2017.
New York, July 14 (Just Earth News): Deploring the outbreak of violence that occurred yesterday in Gao, following a demonstration that turned violent, leaving four dead and many injured, the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali is encouraging Government-led initiatives to better familiarize the population with the recently agreed peace deal.
New York, July 8 (Just Earth News):The United Nations refugee agency on Friday said that more than six thousand people from the Central African Republic (CAR) have fled into Chad and Cameroon to escape renewed tension and violent clashes since mid-June.
New York, July 2 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) reported on Fridaythat for the month of June, it documented 49 civilian casualties, including 18 deaths and 31 injuries, as a result of hostilities across the country.
New York, July 1 (Just Earth News): The top United Nations official in Afghanistan on Thursday condemned a suicide attack targeting national police in the countryâ€™s capital, Kabul.
New York, June 21 (Just Earth News): The interim United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in the Central African Republic (CAR), Dr. Michel Yao strongly condemned an armed attack on a MÃ©decins Sans FrontiÃ¨res (MSF) convoy transporting medicines and fuel from the capital, Bangui, to the south-eastern city of Bangassou on 17 June.
New York, June 17 (Just Earth News):The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) has expressed deep concern at the deteriorating security situation in Ngaoundaye, Ouham Pende Prefecture, in the west of the country following attacks and retaliation between groups backed by Christian militias and herders supported by Muslim fighters, since 10 June.
New York, June 14 (Just Earth News):The Security Council on Monday decided to extend until 15 December 2016 the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), encouraging the operation to re-establish a permanent presence in the country through a phased return.
New York, June 3 (Just Earth News) The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Thursdaysaid it is deeply concerned by the spate of abductions, hostage-taking and summary executions carried out in recent days against passengers travelling in civilian vehicles.