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UN launches independent probe into cases of abuse, sexual violence in South Sudan

Updated : Aug 17, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

UN launches independent probe into cases of abuse, sexual violence in South Sudan

The United Nations secretary-general is launching an independent investigation into allegations that UN peacekeepers did not respond to prevent multiple cases of abuse and sexual violence against civilians and foreigners in South Sudan's capital. #United Nations #UN #Ban Ki-moon #South Sudan #UN peacekeepers #South Sudan civil war #SliceOfLife
UN chief Ban Ki-Moon calls for an arms embargo on South Sudan following violence

Updated : Jul 12, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon calls for an arms embargo on South Sudan following violence

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the Security Council on Monday to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan, sanction leaders and commanders who are blocking the implementation of a peace deal and fortify a UN peacekeeping mission. #United Nations #NewsTracker #South Sudan #UN peacekeepers #Salva Kiir #Riek Machar #UN chief Ban Ki-moon
Thirteen years after Liberia's civil war ended, UN security handover evokes pride and fear

Updated : Jun 30, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Thirteen years after Liberia's civil war ended, UN security handover evokes pride and fear

As Liberia's security forces take over Thursday from UN peacekeepers for the first time since civil war ended 13 years ago, national pride is mixed with fears the underfunded police are not up to the task. #United Nations #Civil War #Liberia #UN peacekeepers #UN Security #liberia civil war
UN peacekeepers and sexual abuse: How legal loopholes, political pressure prevent action against troops

Updated : Feb 03, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

UN peacekeepers and sexual abuse: How legal loopholes, political pressure prevent action against troops

The voices of victims and witnesses recklessly fall through cracks in legal jurisdictional gaps, or, get stymied by bureaucratic passing-of-the-buck, or, get subsumed in the overall politics of troop contribution. #United Nations #ConnectTheDots #Rape #Sexual abuse #UN peacekeepers #UN High Commissioner for Human Rights #Central African Republic #European Union operation #sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers
UN peacekeepers routinely traded sex for money and goods: UN report

Updated : Jun 12, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

UN peacekeepers routinely traded sex for money and goods: UN report

UN peacekeepers routinely trade sex for money, jewellery, cellphones and other items in countries where they are deployed in clear violation of UN rules, according to a draft UN report. #ThatsJustWrong #Sex #United Nations #Libya #UN #Sexual harassment #Sexual abuse #Haiti #UN peacekeepers #UN report
India wins honour for contribution to UN Peacekeeping

Updated : May 14, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

India wins honour for contribution to UN Peacekeeping

India was honoured for its significant contribution to UN Peacekeeping over the last six decades at an event to celebrate International Day of UN Peacekeepers #India #NewsTracker #UN peacekeepers #UN Peacekeeping #Arun K Singh
India on organisational panel of UN peace building commission for 2 years

Updated : Mar 06, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

India on organisational panel of UN peace building commission for 2 years

India will serve on the organisational committee of the UN's peace building commission for a period of two years. #World #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #UN peacekeepers #UN peace bulding commission #organisational panel
Golan Heights: UN seeks help to free peacekeepers held hostage

Updated : Sep 04, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Golan Heights: UN seeks help to free peacekeepers held hostage

The UN Security Council has called on "countries with influence" to press al-Qaeda-linked insurgents to release 45 UN peacekeepers from Fiji abducted last week in the Golan Heights. #United Nations #UN #UN peacekeepers #Fiji #Golan Heights
Should Fiji continue sending troops as UN peacekeepers in Syria?

Updated : Sep 03, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Should Fiji continue sending troops as UN peacekeepers in Syria?

Fiji wasn't even sure at first how many of its troops were captured last week in the Golan Heights, where they were part of a UN force for four decades. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Israel #UN #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #UN peacekeepers #Fiji #Golan Heights #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis