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Mali peace deal implementation a must – UN peacekeeping chief

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Implementation of the 2015 peace agreement in Mali is the only path to stabilisation the head of UN peacekeeping told the Security Council. Jean-Pierre...

UN peacekeeping performance evaluation

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The international community last week took stock of action to improve UN peacekeeping in line with a Security Council resolution aimed at enhancing performance...

World leaders risk anger, protests over inequality

Political leaders around the world could face growing citizen anger if they cannot re-engage with unhappy populations, a United Nations official said as heads...

Record numbers of people will need help in 2020

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A record 168 million people worldwide will need help and protection in crises spanning more than 50 countries in 2020, the UN emergency relief...

UN, AU sign health agreement

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In the drive towards universal health coverage, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the African Union (AU) Commission cemented a mutual commitment to global...

UN encourages SA defence companies to bid for contracts

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A senior official from the United Nations Procurement Division has encouraged South African aerospace and defence companies to bid for United Nations (UN) contracts,...

Conflict and the environment

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The UN General Assembly declared 6 November the International Day for Preventing Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. Humanity has always counted...

Four countries accused of violating Libya sanctions – UN report

Jordan, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Turkey repeatedly violated an arms embargo on Libya and it is “highly probable” a foreign attack aircraft...

Security Council told of challenges facing peacekeepers

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Organised crime, breakdowns in law and order and attacks by extremists are examples of challenges faced by UN peacekeepers the Security Council heard, during...

UN’s top woman cop is from Senegal

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Major Seynabou Diouf of the Senegal National Police is the 2019 UN Female Police Officer of the Year. Major Diouf currently leads a task force...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...