New political deal ‘offers way’ to realizing Sudanese aspirations — Global Issues

Special Representative Volker Perthes praised military and civilian leaders, saying they have come a long way since then. “The framework agreement now provides a way to realize the aspirations of Sudanese youth, women and men,” he said from the capital, Khartoum. Path to democracy The document should lay the foundations for a final agreement and … Read more

‘Raw violence’ displaces thousands during ‘brutal conflict’, says UNHCR — Global Issues

“And more people are fleeing as the conflict intensifies,” Arafat Jamal, UNHCR’s representative in the world’s youngest country, said in a press release. At least 3,000 people have already fled to neighboring Sudan, further escalating the refugee crisis in South Sudan, which is already the largest in Africa. ‘Citizens under fire’ “Citizens are being attacked … Read more

Griffiths to Security Council – Global Problems

Amid ongoing humanitarian operations, Martin Griffiths told ambassadors he had come to New York to brief them on “the widespread death, destruction, displacement and suffering” since the February 24 invasion, and the challenges posed by the ongoing violence and bring winter weather. worsened. “More than 14 million people are still forcibly displaced from their homes … Read more

Missile strikes threaten millions with a cold and hungry winter – Global problems

At the regular press briefing in New York, Associate Spokeswoman Stéphanie Tremblay told journalists that according to the UN Office for Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA, citing local authorities, is affecting affected regions in the north, center and south, as well as the capital Kyiv . “In Odessa, the water supply has been compromised due to a … Read more

Investigation Team Reaches Next Level in Effort to Bring ISIL Terrorists to Justice — Global Issues

He highlighted the progress made by the Investigation Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD), and said the evidence collected and analyzed supported the preliminary findings of its previous report. He cited crimes against Christians such as slavery and forced conversion; “significant progress” in the development and use of chemical and biological … Read more

Conflict and insecurity remain ‘major bottlenecks’ to achieving UN’s global goals — Global Issues

Convened by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the Peace Building Commission (PBC), participants aimed to promote greater international coherence and resilience in support of communities living in conflict-affected states. ‘Bottlenecks’ to the goals As UN agencies, funds and programs discussed how they are improving cooperation and coordination, ECOSOC President Lachezara Stoeva affirmed the … Read more

Ukraine law study condemns ‘multiplying’ impact of war on children – Global Issues

After its last official visit to the country, the Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine expressed its deep concern that threats to the rights and lives of young people are “continuously increasing”. Schools have been destroyed or demolished after nine months of war, while access to education has proved very difficult in areas where Russian troops … Read more

UN health organization outlines ‘clear direction’ for reducing online violence against children — Global Issues

In his new report What works to prevent online violence against childrenWHO focuses on ways to combat online grooming, sexual image abuse and cyber-aggression and harassment in the form of cyberbullying, cyberstalking, hacking and identity theft. What works also shows strategies and best practices to better protect children. “Our children are spending more and more … Read more

In Africa, UN chief sees a continent full of ‘hope and potential’ – Global Issues

“When I see Africa, I see hope and potential,” he told reporters at a press conference in Addis Ababa. “I see countries working together, including here at the AU, to promote peace and development.” Focusing on the vast untapped potential of African youth, he said their “unlimited energy” and “new ways of thinking” could provide … Read more

UN envoy warns of ‘worrying and dangerous’ military escalation in Syria — Global Issues

Mr Pedersen feared the increase in military operations has the potential to unravel a strategic stalemate in the war that has brought relative calm for nearly three years. ‘Escalating dynamics’ “In repeated briefings, I have warned of the dangers of military escalation in Syria. I am here today personally to tell you that An escalating … Read more