Category Archives: Legal & Judicial

World has failed to protect children in conflict in 2018: UNICEF

Widespread violations against children in conflict continue in shocking year-on-year trend

NEW YORK, 28 December 2018 � The futures of millions of chi…

UNHCR DR Congo Factsheet – 30 November 2018

533,387 refugees and asylum seekers in DRC, among them 52% women.

99.3% of refugees in DRC live in rural areas, and 74% live outside refugee camps or settlem…

More Migrants Trying to Reach Britain Via English Channel

PARIS French authorities said eight migrants were picked up from a stalled boat Tuesday while trying to cross the English Channel to Britain, where the gov…

More Migrants Trying to Reach Britain Via English Channel

PARIS French authorities said eight migrants were picked up from a stalled boat Tuesday while trying to cross the English Channel to Britain, where the gov…

Death Toll From Somalia Blasts Rises to 30

MOGADISHU Authorities in Somalia say the death toll from Saturday’s double explosions near the presidential palace in Mogadishu has climbed to 30…

Divisions among Security Council Members Continue to Impede Work of Sanctions Committees, Other Subsidiary Bodies, Chairs Stress in Annual Briefing

Against the backdrop of increasingly complex and evolving threats to global peace and security, divisions within the Security Council � including bet…

IGAD CONSULTATIVE MEETING 12-13 DEC 2018 ADDIS ABABA CAPITAL HOTEL

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: IGAD, with financial assistance from EU, to a tune of 14 million Euro, has been implementing a Regional Biodiversity Management Pr…

Forum in Benguerir (Morocco) to examine challenges and opportunities of artificial intelligence (AI) for Africa

A Forum on Artificial Intelligence in Africa, organized by UNESCO and Mohamed VI Polytechnic University from 12 to 13 December in Bengueacute;rir (Moroc…

The Lake Victoria Challenge � Transforming Mobility

The World Bank, the World Food Programme, UNICEF and the World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution have come together to support th…

U.S. Government Grants $27 Million to Improve Cameroonian Primary School Children’s Nutrition and Literacy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded Cameroon a grant of $27 million (approximately 14 billion CFA) for a nutrition and literacy program target…