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News in Brief 17 April 2018

  • $38 million appeal launched for conflict-hit Ukraine
  • Mali violence spike drives thousands to Burkina Faso
  • Rights committees join forces for migrant children
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‘Time to move from promises to action;’ UN envoy urges Malian parties to peace accord

While Malians must ensure the successful holding of elections this year, their priority should be the implementation of the 2015 peace agreement, a senior United Nations official said Wednesday.

UN condemns attack that kills two ‘blue helmets’ in Mali

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the Security Council have strongly condemned an attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali and underscored that such attacks may amount to war crimes under international law.

News in Brief 22 March 2018

  • Water “is a matter of life and death”: UN chief
  • Attack on UN camp in Mali condemned by MINUSMA chief
  • UN deputy chief lauds “great potential” of Liberia to “achieve lasting stability”
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UN condemns deadly attacks on ‘blue helmets,’ armed forces in Mali

Secretary-General António Guterres and the United Nations Security Council have strongly condemned the attack in Mali that killed four Bangladeshi peacekeepers and seriously injured four others in Mopti region on Wednesday

Aid agencies seek $263 million to support Mali in 2018

UN Agencies and their partners are appealing for $263 million to provide humanitarian assistance to vulnerable people in Mali.

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News in Brief 23 February 2018

  • Special Envoy for Syria reiterates urgent need for ceasefire in eastern Ghouta and Damascus
  • Human rights commission collects evidence to hold 40 South Sudanese officials accountable for crimes against humanity
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‘We can achieve peace, stability, prosperity in the Sahel,’ UN chief tells Brussels conference

The United Nations and its partners met in Brussels, Belgium, on Friday to strengthen support for a group of five nations in Africa’s troubled Sahel region which are facing pressing challenges including extreme poverty, food and nutrition crises and violent extremism. 

UN migration agency reports rise in displacement in northern Mali

A resurgence of communal violence and armed conflict in recent weeks has led to an increase in the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northern Mali, the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported on Friday.

Mali human rights situation still a concern – UN report

Despite the signing of a 2015 Peace Agreement, the human rights situation in Mali still remains a concern, according to a United Nations report published on Thursday.