Monthly Archives: December 2012

Secretary-General and African Union Commission Chairperson Appoints Joint Special Representative for Darfur

By | 21 December 2012

New York – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma announced today the appointment of Mr.Mohamed Ibn Chambas of Ghana as their Joint Special Representative for Darfur, Head of the African Union and United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).  His responsibilities include those of the African Union-United Nations Joint… Read More »

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On International Migrants Day, human rights experts call for end to criminalization of irregular migration

By | 19 December 2012

New York – On International Migrants Day, United Nations independent experts have joined forces with regional counterparts to highlight the human rights of migrants, while expressing renewed concerns over the criminalization of irregular migration by some countries and calling for an end to the administrative detention of migrants.

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