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MIL-OSI United Nations: Special Representative Calls Upcoming West Africa, Sahel Elections ‘Litmus Test’ for Consolidating Democratic Gains, in Briefing to Security Council

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Defence, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Global Bodies, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Africa, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Special Representative Calls Upcoming West Africa, Sahel Elections ‘Litmus Test’ for Consolidating Democratic Gains, in Briefing to Security Council

Source: United Nations MIL OSI Ensuring full respect for human rights will be key for the success of several elections due to take place in 2019 in West Africa and the Sahel amidst a highly challenging security environment, the head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) told the Security Council […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council: West Africa

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, CTF, Defence, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Africa, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council: West Africa

Source: United Nations 4 Note:  A complete summary of today’s Security Council meeting will be made available after its conclusion. Briefing MOHAMED IBN CHAMBAS, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), introduced the latest report of the Secretary-General on the Office’s activities (document S/2018/1175).  He […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council: Integrated Strategy for the Sahel

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, fish, Global Bodies, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Africa, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council: Integrated Strategy for the Sahel

Source: United Nations 4 Note: Following is a partial summary of today’s Security Council meeting on the United Nations Integrated Strategy for the Sahel. A complete summary of this Council meeting will be available later today as Press Release SC/13637. Briefings IBRAHIM THIAW, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General for the Sahel, said the Sahel — […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: United Nations Anti-Crime Chief Spotlights Alarming Drug Trafficking Trends in West, Central Africa, Outlining Disruption Efforts to Security Council

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Africa, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: United Nations Anti-Crime Chief Spotlights Alarming Drug Trafficking Trends in West, Central Africa, Outlining Disruption Efforts to Security Council

Source: United Nations 4 Subregions Must Address Smuggling-Terrorism Links, Says Côte d’Ivoire’s Delegate, Stressing Need for Education, Outreach Efforts Once limited to transiting cocaine, heroin and other illicit drugs to destinations abroad, West and Central African countries have now become both users and producers of those substances, the United Nations anti-crime chief told the Security […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Special Representative Stresses Need for New Strategies to Tackle Root Causes of Insurgency, as Security Council Considers Situation in Central Africa

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Africa, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Special Representative Stresses Need for New Strategies to Tackle Root Causes of Insurgency, as Security Council Considers Situation in Central Africa

Source: United Nations 4 Humanitarian Affairs Official Says Embattled Cameroon Regions Witnessing One of Africa’s Fastest-Growing Displacement Crises Central and West African countries must develop strategies with which to tackle the root causes of insurgency, the senior United Nations official in the region told the Security Council today as it considered the activities of the […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Speakers in Security Council Call for Robust, Coherent United Nations Cooperation With Regional Bodies as Global Challenges Grow Increasingly Complex

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Defence, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Fisheries, Global Bodies, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Africa, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Speakers in Security Council Call for Robust, Coherent United Nations Cooperation With Regional Bodies as Global Challenges Grow Increasingly Complex

Source: United Nations 4 Secretary-General Stresses Need for Collective Action amid Proposal to Fund African Peace Operations from Assessed Contributions Robust and coherent cooperation among the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations will be key in tackling increasingly complex global challenges, delegates stressed in the Security Council today, with many expressing support for a […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Welcomes Decision by Morocco, Frente POLISARIO, Algeria, Mauritania to Participate in Meeting on Western Sahara

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Africa, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Welcomes Decision by Morocco, Frente POLISARIO, Algeria, Mauritania to Participate in Meeting on Western Sahara

Source: United Nations 4 The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: The Secretary‑General welcomes the decision of Morocco, the Frente POLISARIO, Algeria and Mauritania to accept the invitation of his Personal Envoy, Horst Köhler, to participate in an initial round‑table meeting in Geneva on 5 and 6 December 2018. The Secretary-General […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General Highlights Lack of Support for Menstrual, Other ‘Taboo’ Reproductive Health Issues, at African Youth Development Summit

By   /  December 1, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Africa, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General Highlights Lack of Support for Menstrual, Other ‘Taboo’ Reproductive Health Issues, at African Youth Development Summit

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammend’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the African Youth Development Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, today: It is wonderful to be here today at the African Youth Development Summit to talk with you about youth leadership, the participation of young women and men in Africa’s […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Delegates in Security Council Call for Using United Nations Assessed Contributions as Means to Strengthen Peacekeeping Operations in Africa

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Defence, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Africa, Theme/Peacekeeping, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Delegates in Security Council Call for Using United Nations Assessed Contributions as Means to Strengthen Peacekeeping Operations in Africa

Source: United Nations 4 Secretary-General, Peace and Security Commissioner Highlight Significant Aspects of Partnership between United Nations, African Union Strengthening cooperation with the African Union, including by providing it with adequate financing, is key to strengthening peacekeeping operations on the continent, speakers told the Security Council as it held a day-long open debate on that subject. […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General, at Security Council Debate, Urges Support for Joint Initiatives to Strengthen Peacekeeping Operations in Africa

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Africa, Theme/Peacekeeping, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General, at Security Council Debate, Urges Support for Joint Initiatives to Strengthen Peacekeeping Operations in Africa

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council open debate on “peace and security in Africa:  strengthening peacekeeping operations in Africa”, in New York today: Peacekeeping is a remarkable exercise in global solidarity.  United Nations peacekeepers are ready to pay the ultimate price for peace, and we are […]

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