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12 Nov 2018 description
report United Nations

DSG/SM/1237-PBC/129

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the annual session of the Peacebuilding Commission “Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace in the Sahel Region,” in New York today:

04 Sep 2018 description

Germany, Nigeria, Norway and the United Nations hosted the High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region which brought together 27 nations, 24 regional and international organizations and representatives of national and international civil society. We convened to recommit to work together to address the humanitarian needs and build the resilience of the over 17 million people still affected by the regional crisis and to identify ways of strengthening the collective response.

01 Jul 2018 description
report United Nations

L’ONU PRÉSENTE LE PLAN DE SOUTIEN POUR LE SAHEL, UNE TERRE D’OPPORTUNITÉS

En marge du 31ème Sommet de l’Union Africaine qui se tient à Nouakchott, Mauritanie, la Vice-Secrétaire Générale des Nations Unies Mme Amina J. Mohammed va présenter ce samedi 30 juin le Plan de Soutien des Nations Unies pour le Sahel, intitulé « Sahel, terre d’opportunités ».

La présentation aura lieu durant une Réunion de Haut Niveau sur le Sahel, organisée par le gouvernement de Mauritanie.

Pourquoi un plan de soutien au Sahel?

24 Apr 2018 description
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DSG/SM/1169

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Sahel Alliance side event “Working Hand in Hand with the United Nations to Invest for the Future of Sahel”, in New York today:

As Deputy Secretary-General, and as someone with very close ties to the Sahel, I very much welcome the initiative of the European Union and the Group of Five for the Sahel countries to bring us together today.

13 Dec 2017 description
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DSG/SM/1121-PBC/125

Deputy Secretary-General

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks to the Peacebuilding Commission meeting on the Sahel, in New York today:

11 Jul 2017 description
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DSG/SM/1072-POP/1065

Deputy Secretary-General

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Lake Chad Basin and Sahel at the Family Planning Summit, in London today:

The Sahel and the Lake Chad Basin regions face similar interconnected challenges — climate change, repeated droughts and environmental decline; insecurity and instability caused by violent extremism and terrorism; and growing numbers of internally displaced persons.

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 ».

19 Oct 2012 description
report United Nations

"Too often households and communities do not have the capability to withstand the damaging effects of the multiple climate and market shocks they are facing.

25 May 2012 description
report United Nations

DSG/SM/617
AFR/2394

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro’s remarks to the African Ambassadors’ Group on “Building on Africa’s Recent Progress”, in Washington, D.C., 23 May:

I am honoured to address this distinguished group. I feel very much at home. Every year on Africa Day, we recognize the people and promise of Africa.

16 Dec 2011 description
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DSG/SM/598
AFR/2306

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro’s remarks at the fourth Ordinary Summit of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region in Kampala on 15 December:

It is a great pleasure to be with you for this important gathering. I bring you warm greetings from Secretary-General Ban. It is an honour to represent him here.

06 Oct 2011 description
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DSG/SM/574
GA/L/3411

Following are the remarks by Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro to the Sixth Committee (Legal) on the rule of law at national and international levels, today, 5 October, in New York:

Let me first congratulate you, Mr. Chairman, on your election.

I also extend my best wishes to the other members of the Bureau as they assume their new duties.

Events this year, especially in Northern Africa and the Middle East, are a reminder of the universality of the quest for “a Government of laws and not of men”.

29 May 2009 description
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La communauté internationale est de plus en plus tributaire des opérations de maintien de la paix des Nations Unies. Jamais dans l'histoire on n'a dénombré autant de déploiements, puisque plus de 113 000 militaires, policiers et civils sont actuellement présents dans ce genre d'opérations.

Les défenseurs de la paix servant sous la bannière de l'ONU opèrent dans des régions parmi les plus difficiles et inhospitalières de la planète, où ils sont éprouvés, au quotidien, par l'instabilité, la maladie et les violences.

29 May 2009 description
report United Nations

The international community's reliance on United Nations peacekeeping continues to deepen. Deployment is at a record high, with the number of troops, civilians and police totaling more than 113,000.

The personnel who serve under the UN flag do so in some of the most difficult and inhospitable areas on earth, where they face instability, disease and violence on a daily basis.

15 Apr 2009 description
report United Nations

Following is the full text of remarks by Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro to the High-Level Meeting on the United Nations and the European Union: Building an Effective Multilateralism, 14 April, in Barcelona, Spain:

It is wonderful and an honour to be with you tonight and join together with Commissioner [Benita Ferrero-] Waldner and others. In today's turbulent world, multilateralism is more important than ever.

02 Jan 2008 description
report United Nations

NEW YORK, 2 January (United Nations Staff Union) - At least 42 United Nations staff members were killed on duty in 2007, according to the Staff Union's Committee on the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service, with the killing of 17 staff members in Algiers on 11 December capping off one of the deadliest years ever.

"While we mourn our colleagues and the other civilians killed, we cannot but stress the need for prevention and punishment," said Staff Union President Stephen Kisambira.

03 Jul 2004 description
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Deeply concerned with the grave situation in the Darfur region of the Sudan;

Alarmed by the number and severity of conditions of the internally displaced in Darfur and refugees in Chad which, if not addressed with urgency, may deteriorate to catastrophic levels;

Aware of the urgent need to stop the continuing attacks on the targeted civilian population in Darfur, particularly by the Janjaweed and other outlaw armed groups, and to ensure security in the region consistent with the Humanitarian Ceasefire Agreement signed by the Government of Sudan and the rebel groups (SLM and JEM) in …