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Assistant Secretary Natali visits New York, delivers remarks at UN Peacebuilding Commission Session on Burkina Faso

Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) Denise Natali will address a meeting of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) concerning stabilization efforts in Burkina Faso on March 5. While in New York, Assistant Secretary Natali will meet with …

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Ezingo project: joint support for the participation of young people in reconciliation efforts and promoting peace in the Central African Republic

Funded by theUnited Nations Development Programme Multi-Partner Trust Fund, the Ezingo project represents a collective response by FAO together with other UN agencies -United Nations Population Fundand theUnited Nations Children's Fund- to support the recovery of and empowerment of young …

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Soldiers Occupy Guinea-Bissau Supreme Court Grounds, Judges Say

BISSAU, GUINEA BISSAU - A dozen soldiers have occupied the grounds of Guinea-Bissau's Supreme Court, the court said Tuesday, deepening a post-election crisis that has resulted in the appointment of rival presidents and the silencing of state media.

The West …

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H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed receives Special Envoy of UN Secretary-General for Great Lakes Region

The latest developments in Africa along with a number of issues of common concern were the focus of a meeting H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, had today with Xia Huang, the …

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Preserving Black History in America, A Life’s Work

WASHINGTON - Tourists walk through an old Victorian-style row house in Washington's most historic African American neighborhood. As they move through rooms and up narrow stairwells, many are unaware the man who lived and worked here established the first black …

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US Hails Senegal as ‘Anchor of Democracy’ in West Africa

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Senegal, where he will hold talks with President Macky Sall focused on strengthening security ties and promoting deeper economic cooperation.

The U.S. officially recognized Senegal as an independent state in 1960, and the …

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Kiir Blames Envoys for Lack of Deal on South Sudanese States

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has accused several foreign envoys of bias against his government, as the envoys try to help Kiir and the opposition strike a deal on the number of states in the …

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Human Rights Conditions Deteriorate in South Sudan

JUBA - U.N. officials say human rights conditions in South Sudan are deteriorating as a February 22 deadline for creating a transitional unity government draws near.

Three U.N. human rights commissioners who wrapped up their eighth mission to South Sudan …

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