The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.
The text of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was finalized this morning. This is the first … Read more
- Forced displacement in Africa
- UK Aid for combating Climate Change
On launching two new inquiries, the Chair of the Committee, Stephen Twigg MP, said:
"As a member of the UN, the UK has signed up to achieving the … Read more
The Deputy Secretary-General this morning briefed the Security Council during its open meeting on women, peace and security in the Sahel.
The Deputy Secretary-General returned yesterday from a joint UN-African Union mission to South Sudan, Niger and Chad. She was … Read more
The nation’s capital, Abuja, last week, played host to 28 Ministers of Defence of Community of Sahel -Sahara Sates (CEN-SAD), a sub regional organisation established to promote amongst the 28 member states, co-operation in the field of Defence and security … Read more
By Luka Kuol
Regional considerations have always played a prominent role in South Sudan’s security landscape. Indeed, the country was born from a regional fissure between what are today Sudan and South Sudan. This schism has been subsequently shaped and … Read more