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ISS: Beyond politics – options for an AU-UN partnership that delivers

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The human security benefits of collaboration between the United Nations (UN) and African Union (AU) are clear. With the formidable resources and political clout...

UN’s highest peacekeeping award for fallen Malawian soldier

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UN Secretary-General General António Guterres will award the “Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage” posthumously to Private Chancy Chitete of Malawi during the...

G5-Sahel force five years on

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The five-year-old force working to stabilise Africa’s Sahel shows potential, but needs international support to reach full operational capacity, a senior UN peacekeeping official...

UN peacekeeping missions in Africa report most deaths

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That peacekeeping is dangerous – often fatal – and particularly in Africa is again borne out by this year’s list of recipients of the...

Aid agencies want UN resolution to protect Libyans caught in fighting

Aid agencies in Libya called for a UN resolution to support people caught in fighting around Tripoli, where the United Nations says 66,000 people...

South Africa wants specialist UN training teams to up peacekeeping professionalism

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As the UN prepares for the 20th commemoration of UN Peacekeepers Day on 29 May, the Security Council heard a senior South African diplomat...

Sexual violence against women during conflict under UN spotlight

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Ten years after adoption of a UN resolution to end rape as a weapon of war and reduce sexual violence during conflict “wars are...

New malaria vaccine trialled in Malawi

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A new malaria vaccine, in development for 30 years, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi earlier this week marking...

UN hopes Libya peace efforts will bear fruit

The UN envoy for Libya hopes efforts to establish a peace dialogue between the country’s warring sides could bear fruit within the next weeks. Ghassan...

Libya ceasefire call on UN agenda

The UN Security Council is considering a British-drafted resolution demanding a ceasefire in Libya and calling on all countries with influence over the warring...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...