Daily Archives: May 8, 2019

Security Council Issues Presidential Statement Underscoring Key Role of Peacekeeping in Promoting, Maintaining International Peace

Personnel Safety, Recruitment of Women Top Debate, Russian Federation Queries Link between Human Rights, Civilian Protection Issues

The Security Council underscored the importance of peacekeeping as one of the most …

Security Council Issues Presidential Statement Underscoring Key Role of Peacekeeping in Promoting, Maintaining International Peace

Personnel Safety, Recruitment of Women Top Debate, Russian Federation Queries Link between Human Rights, Civilian Protection Issues

The Security Council underscored the importance of peacekeeping as one of the most …

IGAD Endorses 6-months Extension for South Sudan Revitalized Agreement

Addis Ababa In its 67th Extraordinary Session held on Tuesday, IGAD endorsed the six months extension of the pre-transition period that all South Sudanese parties have agreed during their last …

IGAD Endorses 6-months Extension for South Sudan Revitalized Agreement

Addis Ababa In its 67th Extraordinary Session held on Tuesday, IGAD endorsed the six months extension of the pre-transition period that all South Sudanese parties have agreed during their last …

EU, Ethiopia Sign over 33 Million Euros Grant for Disaster Risk Reduction

Addis Ababa Ethiopia and the European Union have signed 33.5 million Euros grant agreement for EU-TRUST Fund for Disaster Risk Reduction project today.

The project focuses on strengthening households, communities …

Worldwide, Obesity Rising Faster in Rural Areas

PARIS Obesity worldwide is increasing more quickly in rural areas than in cities, a study reported Wednesday, challenging a long-held assumption that the global epidemic of excess weight is mainly …

Worldwide, Obesity Rising Faster in Rural Areas

PARIS Obesity worldwide is increasing more quickly in rural areas than in cities, a study reported Wednesday, challenging a long-held assumption that the global epidemic of excess weight is mainly …

South Sudan’s Kiir: More Time Needed to Form Interim Government

JUBA South Sudan's warring parties will need more than a six-month extension approved last week before they can form a transitional government, says the country's president, Salva Kiir.

In his …