Category Archives: Legal and Judicial

2030 Agenda’s Integrated Nature Represents Opportunity to Increase Efficiency, Scale of Future Development, Speakers Tell High-Level Political Forum

The interlinking nature of the Sustainable Development Goals represented an important opportunity to increase the efficiency, effectiveness and scale of future development efforts, speakers said today, as the Economic and Social Council wrapped up the …

SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT SIGNS ORDER FOR SIU TO PROBE ACQUISITION OF FARMS

PRETORIA, South African President Jacob Zuma has signed a proclamation authorising the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to probe certain matters relating to the affairs of the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform.

According to …

UN: Cameroon Forces Hundreds More Refugees Back to Nigeria

YAOUNDE � Cameroon authorities forced nearly 900 refugees back to northern Nigeria against their will this week, violating an agreement between the two countries to shield thousands from Boko Haram violence, the United Nations said …

ONE YEAR AFTER EBOLA’S END, SIERRA LEONE’S MIDWIVES HELP MEND HEALTH SYSTEM

FREETOWN, The horrific Ebola outbreak in West Africa came to an end one year ago. The crisis left over 3,900 Sierra Leoneans dead and health systems in disarray � yet the true toll of the …

UN Standing Police Capacity: 10 years of rapid assistance to peace operations

Ten years on, the United Nations Standing Police Capacity (SPC) continues to bolster peacekeeping operations by providing immediate start-up capability and strengthening police components with timely support, advice and assistance.

The Standing Police Capacity [SPC] …

Hundreds of West African Immigrants in US to Lose Immigration Status

Hundreds of Africans living in the northern U.S. state of Minnesota are about to lose their temporary immigrant status.

As many as 5,000 people were granted the special protected status in 2014 when an Ebola …

Security Council Committee concerning Sudan Considers Quarterly Update, Work Plan Presented by Its Panel of Experts

The Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning the Sudan held informal consultations to consider a quarterly update and a work plan presented by its Panel of Experts.

The Panel of Experts …

Trump, Sissi to Seek Closer Cooperation Against Islamist Extremism

WHITE HOUSE - The United States and Egypt are expected to reach accord on enhanced collaboration in the fight against radical Islamist terrorism Monday when Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi comes calling on President Donald …