Democratic People's Republic of KoreaOngoing
Appeals & Response Plans
25 March 2011
Adopts 40 Resolutions, Creates Mandate on Iran, Decides to Dispatch Commission to Côte d'Ivoire, and Extends Mandates of Special Procedures on Human Rights Defenders, Violence against Women, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Myanmar and others
While presiding over the Security Council in February, Brazil's emphasis would be on the relationship between security and development, with the aim of evolving a more comprehensive approach to issues of peace and security, the country's Permanent Representative said at a Headquarters press conference today as she outline the programme of work for the month.
Fully aware of the Council's prerogatives and functions, Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti was quick to point out that the idea was not to bring the issue of development onto the Council's agenda, but to explore the linkage …
Brussels | 3 Jan 2011
Five actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated and two improved in December 2010, according to the latest issue of the International Crisis Group's monthly bulletin CrisisWatch released today.
Côte d'Ivoire was gripped by political crisis as incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo refused to cede power after losing to rival Alassane Outtara in the late-November presidential runoff polls.
Nine actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated and one improved in November 2010, according to the latest issue of the International Crisis Group's monthly bulletin CrisisWatch released today.
Tensions surged on the Korean peninsula as two South Korean civilians and two marines were killed when North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells at Yeonpyeong Island, where South Korea was conducting military drills. The North Korean attack was condemned by the international community.
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