Mogadishu – The UN Special Representative for the Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, condemned the violent attack on the United Nations Common Compound in Mogadishu.
MALI – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the signing of an agreement between the Government of Mali and Tuareg rebels, providing for an immediate ceasefire and paving the way for country-wide presidential elections set for next month.
NIGERIA – The United Nations refugee agency today reported that the ongoing crisis in north-eastern Nigeria is continuing to send people fleeing to Niger and now to Cameroon amid the insecurity resulting from confrontations between the army and insurgents.
The Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights is pleased to share the newly adopted Human Rights Council resolution A-HRC-23-L.25 on attacks and discrimination against persons with albinism.
PRETORIA – World Refugee Day is a day that seeks to draw attention to the plight of refugees and celebrate their courage and resilience. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Department of Home Affairs, the City of Tshwane and their Partners are calling upon the public and business sector to observe the… Read More »