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The representatives of the Guarantors of the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PSC) Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the region held their fifth ministerial meeting in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, on 20 July 2018. The meeting was chaired by H.E. Jean-Claude Gakosso, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Congolese abroad, representing the Chair of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and Chair of the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the PSC Framework. It was attended by H.E.
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Au moins 71 membres du personnel des Nations Unies et du personnel associé -53 Casques bleus et 18 civils, dont 2 policiers et 15 contractuels- ont été tués en 2017 dans l’exercice de leurs fonctions, selon le Comité permanent sur la sécurité et l’indépendance du Syndicat du personnel des Nations Unies. Il s’agit du nombre de victimes le plus élevé jamais enregistré par le Comité sur une année. Au cours des cinq dernières années, au moins 310 membres du personnel des Nations Unies ont trouvé la mort dans des attaques délibérées.
Year’s Fatalities Highest Number Ever Recorded by United Nations Staff Union
At least 71 United Nations and associated personnel — 53 peacekeepers and 18 civilians, including 2 police personnel and 15 contractors — were killed in malicious attacks in the line of duty during 2017, according to the Standing Committee for the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service of the United Nations Staff Union. The casualties in 2017 are the highest number ever recorded by the Committee.
Addis Ababa, 22 November 2017
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UN Special Envoy calls on Congolese political stakeholders to demonstrate flexibility and readiness for compromise to facilitate peaceful election process