Monthly Archives: November 2016

Subsidiary Bodies

PEACEMAKING, PEACEKEEPING AND PEACEBUILDING

Subsidiary Bodies

Expected Council Action

In an annual practice dating back to 2002, subsidiary body chairs from outgoing elected Security Council members are expected …

Fidel Castro Leaves Complicated Legacy in Africa

In Africa, as in Cuba, the late Fidel Castro was both loved and despised.

Yibrah Mehari thinks of Castro as a benefactor. After his father, an Ethiopian soldier, died in …

African Economic Conference 2016 Feed Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth

What:The 11 thAfrican Economic Conference (AEC) will take place in Abuja, Nigeria under the theme Feed Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growthrdquo;. The Conference is jointly organized by the …

Morocco Accuses AU Chief of Obstructing Readmission

Morocco accused African Union Commission head Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma of blocking its efforts to rejoin the organization it left 32 years ago, the country's foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

Morocco has …

ETHIOPIAN AMONG WINNERS OF BEST AFRICAN WOMAN RESEARCH AWARDS

An Ethiopian woman is among the five winners of the 2016 Unesco-Merck Best African Woman Researcher awards, who have received their prizes at a ceremony held at the Capital Hotel …

CONSULTATIONS BEGIN ON ETHIOPIA’S 2ND NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ACTION PLAN

The Ethiopian Human Right Commission has begun three days of consultations with stakeholders Tuesday on the Second National Human Rights Action Plan which seeks to ensure that all executive bodies …

‘Cling to every little sign of hope’ – outgoing head of UN Mission in South Sudan

On 23 July 2014, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon announced the appointment of Ellen Margrethe LA�j of Denmark as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Mission in …

Helen Clark: Speech at the Second High-Level Meeting on Effective Development Cooperation United Nations Development Group Side Event: “Leveraging Finance for Sustainable Development and the 2030 Agenda”

The objective of this event is to explore financing for national development priorities and for implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Let me begin with some reflections on the …