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25 Mar 2010 description

Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Alain Le Roy, and Under-Secretary-General for Field Support, Susana Malcorra, briefed correspondents at Headquarters today on the United Nations effort in Haiti, ongoing reports of sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers, and the recent support expressed by Member States for their new strategy aimed at keeping pace with the evolutionary changes shaping most all aspects of their mandate.

In opening remarks that began with an update on the situation in Haiti, Mr.

06 Aug 2009 description

Le Commandant de la force de l'Opération hybride Union africaine-Nations Unies au Darfour (MINUAD), le général Martin Luther Agwai; et le Commandant de la Mission de l'Organisation des Nations Unies en République démocratique du Congo (MONUC), le général de corps d'armée Babacar Gaye; ont présenté à la presse, cet après-midi à New York, les défis des deux plus grandes missions de maintien de la paix de l'Organisation.

Outre les spécificités respectives, les deux généraux ont insisté, lors de cette conférence de presse conjointe au Siège des Nations Unies, sur …

30 May 2008 description

Les Représentants permanents du Burkina Faso, M. Michel Kafando; de la France, M. Jean-Maurice Ripert; de l'Afrique du Sud, M. Dumisani Shadrack Kumalo; et du Royaume-Uni, M. John Sawers; ont livré, cet après-midi, lors d'une conférence de presse commune au Siège des Nations Unies à New York, les détails de la mission que le Conseil de sécurité entreprend à partir de demain en Afrique.

30 May 2008 description

The Security Council delegation scheduled to begin a five-country mission to Africa this weekend hoped that its presence would have a strong positive impact on the region's peace processes, stability and humanitarian conditions, Dumisani Kumalo, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, said this afternoon.

'The ability of the Council to appeal directly to people, not through presidential statements or resolutions this time, but face to face [...] I think that has tremendous impact,' he said, speaking in particular of the delegation's possible …

02 Apr 2008 description

The South African Government had decided to dedicate the second South African Presidency of the Security Council to strengthening the relationship between the United Nations and the African Union and other regional organizations, Dumisani Kumalo, the country's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, said at a Headquarters press conference today.

Briefing on the Council's work programme for April, he said that in order to focus on strengthening those relations, two major events had been scheduled.