Category: PeaceKeeping

Weak Institutions, Gender Inequality Creating Environment Ripe for Extremism in Africa, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Security Council

There can be no peace, security or development without the involvement of women at all levels of decision‑making and peace processes, the Security Council heard today during a briefing from senior officials who just returned from a visit to the …

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Weak Institutions, Gender Inequality Creating Environment Ripe for Extremism in Africa, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Security Council

Source: United Nations 4

There can be no peace, security or development without the involvement of women at all levels of decision‑making and peace processes, the Security Council heard today during a briefing from senior officials who just returned from

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ECOSOC United Nations Economic and Social Counci : Africa’s Transformation Clearly Under Way, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Summit, Pledging that United Nations Will Continue to Reinforce, Support It

(Delayed for technical reasons)

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed's remarks to the thirty-first ordinary session of the African Union, as prepared for delivery, in Nouakchott, Mauritania, 1 July:

On behalf of the United Nations, I thank His Excellency

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Africa’s Transformation Clearly Under Way, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Summit, Pledging that United Nations Will Continue to Reinforce, Support It

Source: United Nations 4

(Delayed for technical reasons)

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks to the thirty-first ordinary session of the African Union, as prepared for delivery, in Nouakchott, Mauritania, 1 July:

On behalf of the United Nations,

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Africa’s Transformation Clearly Under Way, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Summit, Pledging that United Nations Will Continue to Reinforce, Support It

(Delayed for technical reasons)

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks to the thirty-first ordinary session of the African Union, as prepared for delivery, in Nouakchott, Mauritania, 1 July:

On behalf of the United Nations, I thank His Excellency …

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From Threat to Opportunity At a time of exponential growth across Africa, the United States stands to significantly benefit from growing trade and lasting alliances on the continent if it positions itself strategically today. By John Norris and Carolyn Kenney Foreign Policy and Security

Introduction and summary

The continent of Africa is enormously diverse. Africa includes 54 countries and more than 1.2 billion people.1 According to U.N. estimates, Africa may hold up to a third of the world’s entire population by 2100.2

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Security Council Must Rectify Failure to Prohibit Use of Force, Maintain International Peace, Speakers Stress in Day-long Debate

Concerns Raised about Rights Violations, Accountability in Syria, Myanmar, Crimea

As the “gate-keeper” and upholder of international law for the United Nations 193 Member States, the Security Council must quickly rectify failures in discharging its mandated duties of prohibiting the use …

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