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Security Council Renews Mandate for Panel of Experts, Sanctions Regime on Somalia, Adopting Resolution 2498 (2019) by 12 Votes in Favour, 3 Abstentions

Permanent Representative Calls for Lifting of Outdated Sanctions which Do Not Reflect Country's New Positive Reality

Through a recorded vote, the Secur…

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Security Council: Women, Peace and Security

Note: Owing to the liquidity crisis impacting our Organization, only a partial summary of statements made in today's afternoon meeting of the Security Co…

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IGAD AND IOM CONVENE IN SEARCH FOR SOLUTIONS FOR RETURN AND REINTEGRATION OF MIGRANTS

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), in partnership with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), is holding a Technica…

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Press Conference by Security Council President on Programme of Work for November

The United Kingdom's presidency of the Security Council in November will highlight the importance of reconciliation in peacebuilding, and the plight of …

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Reliable Funding for Peace Operations, Capacity-Building Needed to Support Growing Partnership between United Nations, African Union, Speakers Tell Security Council

Briefers and delegations welcomed a growing strategic partnership between the African Union and the United Nations in matters of peace and security at th…

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Tributes for ‘role model’ former UN refugee agency chief, Sadako Ogata

The first woman to serve as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Sadako Ogata, has died in Tokyo at the age of 92, hailed by the UN Secretary-General on Tues…

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Secretary-General Appoints David McLachlan-Karr of Australia Deputy Special Representative, United Nations Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today announced the appointment of David McLachlan-Karr of Australia as his Deputy Special Represe…

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Women’s Participation Proven to Enhance Peacemaking, Security, Yet Gender Equality Still Elusive, Secretary-General Tells African Union Peace and Security Council

Following are UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohamed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the African Union Peace and Security Council, in Addis Ab…

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Third Committee Delegates Applaud Gains in Children’s Access to Health Care, Legal Protections, while Decrying Deadly Impact of Conflict on Their Development

Dark Reality of War Shapes How Young People Imagine Themselves, Afghanistan's Representative Says

Delegates highlighted improvements in children's a…

Domestic Affairs

Third Committee Delegates Applaud Gains in Children’s Access to Health Care, Legal Protections, while Decrying Deadly Impact of Conflict on Their Development

Dark Reality of War Shapes How Young People Imagine Themselves, Afghanistan's Representative Says

Delegates highlighted improvements in children's a…