Category: SecurityCouncil

South Sudan: Navigating the Competing Interests of Regional Actors in South Sudan

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 …

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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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World: Dhaka Declaration 45th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (Session of Islamic Values for Sustainable Peace, Solidarity and Development)

  • We, the Foreign Ministers and Heads of Delegations of Member-States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), participants of the 45thSession of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the OIC held in Dhaka, on 5-6 May 2018, under the theme

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    45th OIC Council of Foreign Ministers: Dhaka declaration

    45th OIC Council of Foreign Ministers

    The Dhaka Declaration

    45th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

    (Session of Islamic Values for Sustainable Peace, Solidarity and Development)

    Dhaka, People’s Republic of Bangladesh

    5-6 May,

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    Do we need the United Nations?

    The United Nations (UN) is an international organisation formed following the conclusion of the Second World War to ensure that such a conflict would never reoccur. It consists of 193 Member States who are tasked with promoting international cooperation and …

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