- Southern Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Jan 2017
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2017
- Southern Africa: Food Insecurity - 2015-2017
- Mozambique/Malawi: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2015
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Hellen - Mar 2014
- Mozambique: Floods - Jan 2013
- Tropical Storm Irina - Mar 2012
- Mozambique: Storms and Floods - Jan 2012
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2011
Conseil de sécurité
Point 64 b) de l’ordre du jour provisoire**
Nouveau Partenariat pour le développement de l’Afrique : progrès accomplis dans la mise en œuvre et appui international : les causes des conflits et la promotion d’une paix et d’un développement durables en Afrique
Item 64 (b) of the provisional agenda**
New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in
implementation and international support: causes of
conflict and the promotion of durable peace and
sustainable development in Africa
The present report examines the challenges faced by the United Nations and its partners in providing professional mediation assistance to parties in conflict. It describes the need for experienced and knowledgeable mediators and support teams, with women adequately represented, and sufficient resources to provide assistance at an early stage to help parties design and pursue processes that will address the root causes of their conflicts, overcome obstacles that block progress, and achieve agreements that lead to sustainable peace.
UN SG says report proposes straightforward, pragmatic measures to help make UN approach to issue less piecemeal, more holistic
La plupart des conflits aujourd'hui sont menés essentiellement avec des armes légères et de petit calibre. Celles-ci sont largement utilisées dans les conflits inter-États et sont les armes privilégiées pour les guerres civiles, les actes de terrorisme, le crime organisé et les guerres de gang.
Most present-day conflicts are fought primarily with small arms and light weapons. Such weapons are broadly used in inter-State conflict, and are the weapons of choice in civil wars and for terrorism, organized crime and gang warfare.
5868th Meeting (AM & PM)
Endorses Proposal to Examine Funding for Peacekeeping by Regional Organizations; Secretary-General: United Nations Relationship with African Union ‘Strong and Broad’
5294th Meeting (AM & PM)
Presidential Statement Follows Day-Long Debate; Council Told Women Still Not Adequately Represented at Negotiating or Cabinet Table
5220th Meeting (AM)
Describes ‘Lethal Mix’ of AIDS, Drought, Failing Governance; Says Hunger Playing Critical Part in Disintegration of Social Structures
The greatest humanitarian crisis today was not in Darfur, Afghanistan or the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, but in Southern Africa, where a lethal mix of AIDS, recurring drought and failing governance was eroding social and political stability, James T. Morris, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP) told the Security Council this morning.
Several Council Members Stress Importance
of Dealing With Root Causes of Hunger
40 Million People at Risk of Starvation,
Says Head of World Food Programme;
More Consistent Humanitarian Funding, Investment in Agriculture Urgently Needed
4465th Meeting (PM)
Press Release SC/6818 - 20000309
Secretary-General Says Far Too Many Peace Agreements Collapse from Lack of Post-Conflict Resources to Foster Recovery
Secretary-General Kofi Annan told the Security Council this morning that far too many peace agreements collapsed before they were implemented, and far too many States lapsed back into conflict, in part because there were not enough resources to foster post-conflict recovery and stability.
Press Release SC/6815
The following statement concerning the recent floods in Mozambique was issued today by the President of the Security Council, Anwarul Karim Chowdhury (Bangladesh), on behalf of the Council: