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13 Jun 2018 description
report UN Security Council


Security Council
8284th Meeting (AM)

The international community must have a coordinated response to the serious political and security challenges in Central Africa, which included armed conflict, terrorism, poaching, organized transnational crime and maritime piracy, the Security Council heard today as it was briefed on recent developments in the region.

12 Jun 2018 description

Key developments in Africa on the week of June 3rd include the fragile situation in Ethiopia, where political and economic reforms are endangered by ethnic violence; the heavy campaign led by Al Shabaab during the Ramadan month in Somalia; the continued violence in CAR’s Bambari area and in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado region; and other relevant events across the continent.

08 Jun 2018 description

GITEGA, 7 juin 2018 : Le chef d’Etat burundais, M. Pierre Nkurunziza a procédé à la promulgation, dans la matinée de ce jeudi le 7 courant, au palais présidentiel de Gitega (centre du pays), de la nouvelle constitution de la République du Burundi.

01 Jun 2018 description

Global Overview MAY 2018

25 May 2018 description
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24 MAI 2018

L’Envoyé spécial du Secrétaire général pour le Burundi, M. Michel Kafando, a appelé, ce matin, devant le Conseil de sécurité, les autorités burundaises à relancer le dialogue politique, en prévision notamment des élections de 2020.

24 May 2018 description

Statement by Stephen Hickey, UK Political Co-ordinator, at the Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Burundi.

Thank you Madam President.

24 May 2018 description
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24 MAY 2018

Resumption of Inclusive Dialogue Key to Prevent Further Violence, Speakers Stress

On the heels of Burundians voting for a new Constitution on 17 May, the country was now poised for a new important phase to settle differences, address pressing concerns, including sporadic violent incidents, and build a solid foundation for peace, the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General told the Security Council today.

23 May 2018 description

This Annual Report highlights the impact of the Joint UNDP-DPA Programme on Building National Capacities for Conflict Prevention. In 2017, the Joint Programme provided support to more than 60 countries, including through the deployment of Peace and Development Advisors. Peace and Development Advisors are at the forefront of the Programme’s efforts, they support the UN system to effectively adapt and respond to complex political situations and identify areas for preventive action.

23 May 2018 description

Violent intimidation and the outcome of the Burundi referendum

Last Thursday, 17 May, Burundians voted on constitutional amendments proposed by the government of President Pierre Nkurunziza that would allow him to remain in office until 2034. The controversial referendum was preceded by a violent campaign of intimidation against perceived critics of the president and the vote.

23 May 2018 description
report Start Network

A global fund that provides rapid humanitarian aid for overlooked crises, is marking the second anniversary of the World Humanitarian Summit by sharing the impact of its 4th year, through its new annual report released today.

The Start Fund fills a critical gap in humanitarian financing. It pools funding from donors for immediate release for underfunded small to medium scale crises, spikes in chronic humanitarian crises, and to act in anticipation of impending crises.

18 May 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

L’ONU, l’UE et les États-Unis devraient étendre les sanctions ciblées

18 May 2018 description
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“Either you show respect for the CNDD-FDD… or we will beat you to correct you.” − Muramvya province resident who fled Burundi in October 2017, Isingiro, Uganda, April 12, 2018

16 May 2018 description

Israeli Army kills 58 Palestinian protestors on Gaza border

On Monday, 14 May, at least 58 Palestinians were killed and 2,700 wounded by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) during mass demonstrations along the border between Gaza and Israel. While the majority of protesters participated peacefully, some threw rocks at the IDF and flew flaming kites into Israeli territory. Israeli troops, including snipers, responded to the protests with live ammunition, rubber bullets and tear gas. At least six children and a healthcare worker were among those shot and killed.

15 May 2018 description

Watch List Updates complement International Crisis Group’s annual Watch List, most recently published in January 2018. These early-warning publications identify major conflict situations in which prompt action, driven or supported by the European Union and its member states, would generate stronger prospects for peace. The Watch List Updates include situations identified in the annual Watch List and/or a new focus of concern. This update includes entries on:

  1. Burundi’s Dangerous Referendum

  2. Militant Buddhists and Anti-Muslim Violence in Sri Lanka

10 May 2018 description

Ce Rapport sur le CPS analyse en détail les décisions prises par l'organe entre avril 2016 et mars 2018.

Dans ce numéro

Vers une plus grande subsidiarité : rétrospective des travaux du CPS sortant

Afrique du Sud et Nigeria : deux pays essentiels pour les initiatives continentales

Entretien avec le Rapport sur le CPS: vers une appropriation collective du CPS

Analyse des réunions du CPS de janvier à mars 2018

09 May 2018 description

Nigeria battles to restore security in the northeast

03 May 2018 description

Strengthening the principles of international law and the protection of civilians in armed conflict would be two of the major themes that the Security Council would address in the coming month, Joanna Wronecka (Poland), Council President for May, said today as she laid out the organ’s monthly programme of work at a Headquarters press briefing.