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UN Arms Trade Treaty now in force

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Christmas Eve marked the coming into force of the UN backed Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) which has been signed or ratified by...

U.N. wants fewer but better performing troops in Congo

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recommends in a report reducing the number of peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of the Congo by nearly 10...

Chicago Convention’s 70th anniversary

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The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) helps the United Nations address some of the most pressing issues on the global agenda, Secretary-General...

New UN facility in Addis Ababa is world body’s third largest

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The United Nations is "better placed to deliver better results," declared Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, when a new office facility was inaugurated at...

U.N. chief says moving ahead with Gaza war inquiry

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday he was setting up an investigation into attacks on United Nations facilities during Israel's recent...

Purely military action in Syria could fuel extremism – U.N.

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned on Tuesday that using only military means to fight the threat of Islamic State in Syria...

Ban Ki-moon makes surprise visit to Libya, urges dialogue

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon flew to Tripoli on Saturday to urge the warring factions fighting for control of Libya to make peace,...

World leaders gather at the UN in shadow of Islamic State,...

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World leaders have gathered in New York this week to tackle a host of crises: the violence Islamic State militants are wreaking...

UN to deploy Ebola mission in worst affected African states

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The United Nations will create a special mission to combat Ebola, deploying staff in the worst-affected states - Liberia, Guinea and Sierra...

AU/UN mission in Darfur extended

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The Security Council has extended the mandate of the African Union/United Nations hybrid operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until June 30 next year...

Emergency food drops possible for quarantined Ebola region of West Africa

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International agencies are looking into emergency food drops and truck convoys to reach hungry people in Liberia and Sierra Leone who are...

AU/UN co-operation must be streamlined

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is of the opinion the world body is "in a race against time for the re-hatting" of the...

Not much celebrating as South Sudan marks three years of independence

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Seven months of conflict have put a damper on the third anniversary of Africa's newest country, South Sudan. The country came into being...

Not much celebrating as South Sudan marks three years of independence

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Seven months of conflict have put a damper on the third anniversary of Africa's newest country, South Sudan. The country came into being...

Daunting challenges ahead for West Africa

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West African countries face daunting challenges including transnational organised crimes and growing terrorist activities, as well as the increasing threat from Boko...

Concerted action need to turn the tide on sexual violence in...

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While sexual violence in conflict remains widespread, yet largely invisible, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for concerted efforts to "turn the...

More than two-thirds of UN peacekeepers are in Africa

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has told the world body's Security Council its peacekeeping operations are increasingly mandated to operate in countries where...

U.N. voices ‘grave concern’ at persistent South Sudan violence

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday condemned the continued bloodshed in South Sudan in violation of two ceasefire agreements and urged both...

New challenges spur UN peacekeeping to become a force for the...

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The United Nations will move more into the use of high technology including UAVs and EOD (explosive ordnance disposal) robots in peacekeeping...

Sixteen current UN peacekeeping operations employ 116 000 from 120 countries

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Since the start of United Nations peacekeeping efforts 56 years ago more than a million Blue Helmets have served in over 70...

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