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UN Peacekeeping: Regional partnership and its evolution

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Statement by HE Mr Gary Quinlan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations   Thank you, Mr President, for Rwanda’s strong leadership of the Council this month and for your country’s significant contribution to peacekeeping – a task to which Rwanda’s own history brings both deep empathy and operational determination. Read more


Security Council Press Statement: South Sudan

Security Council Press Statement on South Sudan The members of the Security Council strongly condemned the series of attacks launched on 20 July by armed youth and opposition forces, and the 23 July attacks by Government of South Sudan forces, as they fight for control of Nassir Town, Upper Nile State in South Sudan. Read more


Security Council Press Statement: Central African Republic

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Press statement on Central African Republic The members of the Security Council welcomed the signing of a cessation of hostilities and violence agreement between armed groups in the Central African Republic during the Central African National Reconciliation Forum held in Brazzaville on 23 July 2014. Read more


Security Council Press Statement: Libya

The members of the Security Council welcomed the announcement of the final results of Libya’s parliamentary elections held on 25 June. They commended the Libyan people and the efforts of the High National Electoral Commission in ensuring their success, despite ongoing security challenges. Read more


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