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29 Aug 2017 description
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DSG/SM/1079-SC/12970-PKO/663

Following are Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks as prepared for delivery at the Security Council open debate on United Nations peacekeeping operations, in New York today:

I thank the Security Council and the Egyptian Presidency for this timely reflection on the contribution of United Nations peacekeeping operations to global efforts to sustain peace.

01 Jun 2017 description

N’Djamena, 1 juin 2017 – Le Système des Nations Unies, l'Institut International de la Paix (IPI) et le Département fédéral des affaires étrangères de la Confédération suisse (DFAE), ont organisé une rencontre de haut niveau sur le thème : « Investir dans la Paix et la Prévention de la Violence au Sahel-Sahara ».

22 Jan 2016 description
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In this issue

  • UNICEF hands over school
  • UNESCO scales up women literacy
  • FAO and the Government of South Sudan triple capacity of livestock cold chain
  • IOM opens a new clinic in Malakal POC site
  • US Ambassador visits Ajuong Thok camp with UNHCR as flow of Nuba refugees continues
  • South Sudan launches master plan for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
16 Jul 2015 description
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Highlights

• Joint efforts score some victories in responding to cholera outbreak in South Sudan

• WFP, governments of Sudan and South Sudan continue cooperation in moving food assistance to South Sudan

• UNMISS hands over court building to Greater Kapoeta

• FAO works side-by-side with community-based animal health workers to improve livestock health

• Bentiu IDP community watch group learn to reduce crime

• Refugees in Maban receive land and seeds

02 Feb 2015 description
  1. On 1 February 2015, the United Nations (UN)–African Union (AU) Joint Task Force (JTF) on Peace and Security held its 10th consultative meeting at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the margins of the 24th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union. The AU Commission and the UN Secretariat were represented respectively by Commissioners Smail Chergui (Peace and Security) and Aisha Abdullahi (Political Affairs) and the Under-Secretaries-General Jeffrey Feltman (Political Affairs), Hervé Ladsous (Peacekeeping Operations), and Haile Menkerios, UN Office to the AU.

28 Oct 2014 description
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Regional initiative in support of the Horn of Africa

UN Secretary-General, WBG and IsDBG Presidents, and other Agency Heads Visit Region to Link Peace Efforts with Economic Progress

26 Sep 2014 description
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the high-level debate “Health Care and Violence: the Need for Effective Prevention”, in New York today:

I thank the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), my good friend and colleague Peter Maurer, for organizing this important high-level debate. And I thank all of you for being here during this busy week at the United Nations.

29 May 2014 description
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DSG/SM/777

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at a High-Level Review on Sanctions, in New York today:

15 Jan 2013 description
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Press Release
ORG/1560

At least 26 United Nations personnel — 9 civilians and 17 peacekeepers, 2 of them police officers — were killed in the line of duty during 2012, the United Nations Staff Union said today. One consultant and four helicopter crew members working for the Organization also lost their lives.

03 Oct 2012 description
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DSG/SM/643

Following is a transcript of UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s press conference held in New York, 2 October:

17 Jul 2012 description
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DSG/SM/629
AFR/2417

Following is UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s address to the nineteenth Summit of the African Union, in Addis Ababa on 15 July:

Thank you for inviting and welcoming me to this important Summit of the African Union.

I take up my new post as Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations in the footsteps of a very distinguished African, Her Excellency Asha-Rose Migiro, who left a sterling record of service to the world Organization. I want to build on her legacy.

03 Jan 2012 description
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ORG/1549

(Adapté de l’anglais)

En 2011, 35 membres du personnel de l’ONU, dont 25 civils, 9 Casques bleus et un officier militaire ont perdu la vie dans l’exercice de leurs fonctions, indique le Comité permanent sur la sécurité et l’indépendance de la fonction publique internationale*. Quatre gardes de sécurité qui travaillaient pour l’ONU ont également été tués.

03 Jan 2012 description
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ORG/1549

Thirty-five United Nations personnel — 25 civilians, nine peacekeepers and a military adviser — were killed in 2011, according to the Staff Union Committee for the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service. Four security guards working for the Organization were also killed.

07 Sep 2011 description
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(New York – 7 September 2011) Francis Deng, Special Adviser of the SecretaryGeneral on the Prevention of Genocide, and Edward Luck, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Responsibility to Protect, are gravely concerned at reports of continued attacks on civilian populations in Southern Kordofan, Sudan, and have called for their immediate cessation.

02 Jul 2011 description
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DSG/SM/564
AFR/2204

Following is UN Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro’s address to the seventeenth African Union Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, on 30 June:

I am pleased to be with you here today in this beautiful and welcoming city of Malabo. Allow me at the outset to thank President [Teodoro] Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the Government and the people of Equatorial Guinea for their generous hospitality. I congratulate you, Mr. President, for your leadership of the African Union and for hosting this important Summit meeting.

30 Jun 2011 description

ORG/1543

The Staff Union and its Committee on the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service deplores the recent deliberate intimidatory actions directed at the United Nations staff by the Governments of the Sudan and Cambodia. Such actions represent a breach of the independence of the international civil service and undermine the ability of the United Nations to carry out its mission. This growing trend also undermines the fundamental principle that allows the Organization and its staff to operate.

16 Mar 2011 description
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(New York - 16 March 2011) Francis Deng, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide, and Edward Luck, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Responsibility to Protect, have expressed grave concern at the increase of tensions in Abyei, where recent violence between the Missireya Arabs and the Ngok-Dinka ethnic groups and their allies has left more than 100 people dead and caused the . displacement of at least 20,000 residents, many of whom had only recently returned from the North.

11 Jan 2011 description
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ORG/1536

The United Nations Staff Union and its Committee for the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service continue to mourn the many United Nations staff members who paid with their lives while serving the Organization in an "annus horribilis" epitomized by the earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010.

"The Staff Union again pays homage to the 102 United Nations personnel who died on 12 January 2010 in the Haiti earthquake - the biggest single loss of life in the history of United Nations peacekeeping," said United Nations Staff Union …

30 Nov 2010 description

Executive summary

Innovating new approaches to chronic vulnerability in a critical year

In 2011, Sudan will mark six years of relative peace since the Comprehensive Peace Agreement ended over 21 years of civil war between north and south. It is also the year in which the southern states and Abyei area will vote in critical referenda on their political status. Meanwhile, efforts will continue to find a lasting settlement to the crisis in Darfur.

The humanitarian Country Team endorsed three strategic priorities for 2011.

29 Sep 2010 description
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Executive Summary

Women from civil society and senior UN leaders in conflict-affected countries participated in 25 dialogues on conflict resolution and peacebuilding in June, July and August 2010.