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07 Nov 2017 description
report United Nations

DSG/SM/1111

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the _Foreign Policy_ 2017 Diplomat of the Year Award Dinner, in Washington, D.C., today:

Thank you, Jonathan Tepperman, for your kind introduction.  And thank you, _Foreign Policy_, for honouring me and the other dedicated women diplomats with this award.  I am truly humbled and grateful.  I accept it not so much for myself, but on behalf of the Organization that I proudly serve.

28 Sep 2017 description
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The Department of Field Support is pleased to announce that ten new contributors (Albania, Bangladesh, Canada, Italy, Luxembourg, Nigeria, Pakistan, Portugal, Sri Lanka and Switzerland) have committed to provide contributions to the Trust Fund in Support of Victims of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. These countries join Bhutan, Cyprus, India, Japan and Norway which have already contributed to the Trust Fund.

These contributions reinforce the Secretary-General’s clear commitment to putting the rights and dignity of victims first.

18 Sep 2017 description

On 15 September 2017, the United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security held its thirteenth consultative meeting at UN Headquarters, in New York, on the margins of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly.

14 Sep 2017 description
report United Nations

Nairobi, 11 September 2017 – Under the leadership of the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region, representatives of the signatory countries of the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PSC) Framework agreement, namely from the African Union (AU), the International Conference on the Great Lakes region (ICGLR) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) undertook a field visit in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to assess progress in the neutralization of negative forces in this region.

02 Jul 2017 description
report United Nations

(Kinshasa, 24 June 2017) I decided to come to the Democratic Republic of the Congo this week in response to alarming reports of an unprecedented deterioration in the security and human rights situation in the three Kasai provinces and increased intercommunal tensions in the east of the country, in particular in North Kivu province.

20 Jun 2017 description

Introduction

KEY MESSAGE: Users of the Toolkit are encouraged to enrich their narratives with relevant information about realities and prospects in their sphere of expertise, whether humanitarian or development or at sector level.

This Toolkit is a reference guide for those conducting advocacy and mobilizing support to address the comprehensive requirements of refugees and host communities in Uganda. It should be read in conjunction with the Concept Note on the Solidarity Summit.

20 Jun 2017 description

Summary of Requirements for a Comprehensive Refugee Response in Uganda

Uganda hosts over 1.2 million refugees in 28 settlements in 12 districts (including Kampala) where refugees coexist peacefully with their host communities. The Ugandan model provides refugees with exemplary prospects for dignity, normality and self-reliance, and creates a conducive environment for pursuing development-oriented approaches.

14 Jun 2017 description

Kinshasa, le 30 mai 2017. A l’initiative de l’Union africaine (UA) élargie à l’Organisation des Nations Unies (ONU), une délégation conjointe de haut niveau de l’ UA, de l’ ONU, de la Conférence internationale sur la région des Grands Lacs (CIRGL) et de la Communauté de développement de l’Afrique australe (SADC), constituant les institutions garantes de l’Accord-cadre pour la paix, la sécurité et la coopération pour la République démocratique du Congo et la région, a effectué une mission à Kinshasa les 29 et 30 mai 2017.

28 Mar 2017 description

Addis Ababa, New York, Brussels and Paris, 27 March 2017: The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) and the International Organisation of La Francophonie continue to follow developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) closely. They express deep concern over the grave situation in the Kasaï provinces, as illustrated by reports that, between 23 and 24 March, about 40 members of the Congolese National Police were killed, during an ambush by the Kamuina Nsapu militia on the road between Tshikapa and Kananga.

16 Feb 2017 description

Addis Ababa, New York, Brussels and Paris, 16 February 2017: The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) and the International Organization of La Francophonie (IOF) are increasingly concerned by the continuing impasse in the dialogue among the political stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) related to the implementation modalities of the 31 December political agreement.

16 Feb 2017 description

Addis Ababa, New York, Bruxelles et Paris, le 16 février 2017: L'Union africaine (UA), les Nations unies, l'Union européenne (UE) et l'Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) sont de plus en plus préoccupées par l'impasse persistante dans le dialogue entre les parties prenantes politiques en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) sur les modalités de mise en œuvre de l'Accord politique du 31 décembre.

30 Jan 2017 description
  1. The representatives of the Guarantors of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the region (PSC Framework) held a meeting in Addis, Ethiopia, on 27 January 2017, on the margins of the African Union (AU) Summit. The meeting was chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Angola, Hon. Mr. Georges Chikoti, representing the Chair of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and Chair of the Regional Oversight Mechanism (ROM), H. E. President José Eduardo Dos Santos. It was attended by Mr.

25 Nov 2016 description
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UN Special Envoy calls on Congolese political stakeholders to demonstrate flexibility and readiness for compromise to facilitate peaceful election process

24 Sep 2016 description

Addis-Abeba, Bruxelles, Kinshasa, New York, Paris, le 24 Septembre 2016 : L'Union Africaine (UA), les Nations Unies (ONU), l'Union européenne (UE), l'Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) sont gravement préoccupées par les violents incidents survenus récemment à Kinshasa et ailleurs en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), où des manifestants et les forces de sécurité se sont affrontés, entraînant des pertes en vies humaines.

24 Sep 2016 description

Joint statement on the Democratic Republic of Congo by the African Union, the United Nations, the European Union and the International Organization of La Francophonie

The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU), the International Organization of La Francophonie (IOF) are gravely concerned by the recent violent events in Kinshasa and elsewhere in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where protesters and security forces clashed, resulting in loss of life. 

06 Jun 2016 description

Addis Ababa, Brussels, New York and Paris, 6 June 2016: The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) and the International Organization of La Francophonie (IOF) are closely following the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The four organizations act under the framework of their partnership for peace and security in Africa, as well as their collective commitment to support the DRC in consolidating the achievements recorded during the last decade.

05 Jun 2016 description

Addis-Abeba, Bruxelles, New York et Paris, le 5 juin 2016: L'Union africaine (UA), les Nations unies, l'Union européenne (UE) et l'Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) continuent de suivre de près l'évolution de la situation en République démocratique du Congo (RDC). Les quatre organisations opèrent dans le cadre de leur partenariat au service de la paix et de la sécurité en Afrique, ainsi que de leur engagement collectif à aider la RDC à consolider les acquis enregistrés au cours de la décennie écoulée.

17 Feb 2016 description

Addis Abéba, New York, Bruxelles et Paris, le 16 février 2016 : L’Union africaine (UA), les Nations unies (NU), l’Union européenne (UE) et l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) suivent avec attention la situation en République démocratique du Congo, particulièrement dans la perspective des prochaines élections prévues dans ce pays.