Eritrea must cooperate in human rights dialogue, urges UN independent expert

The Government of Eritrea must cooperate with an international mandate to provide “an objective, fair and impartial picture” of the human rights situation in the Horn of Africa country, a United Nations independent expert urged today.

UN humanitarian official calls on international community to support Eritrea’s progress

The international community must support Eritrea as it strives to end hunger and increase its resilience to severe climatic conditions, a United Nations humanitarian official said today following a two-day visit to the Horn of Africa country.

Secretary-General urges restraint after Ethiopian attack on Eritrean bases

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Ethiopia and Eritrea to avoid any action that could escalate tensions between the Horn of Africa neighbours, following Ethiopia’s attack yesterday on military bases in Eritrea.