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Mali: Presidential elections critical to consolidate democracy, says UN peacekeeping chief

Content by: News Centre Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, said that upcoming Presidential elections, set for 29 July, must lay the foundation for consolidating democracy in the west African country.

UN rushes to deliver aid as key Yemeni port city is ‘shelled and bombarded’

Content by: UN News Centre “Dozens of UN staff are in the city helping to deliver food, water and health services,” said Lise Grande, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, in a statement. “We estimate that 600,000 civilians are in the city – many ...

LETTER FROM AFGHANISTAN: Elections serve up food for thought, for Afghan youth

Content by: UN News Centre But for the people of Herat, it’s more than pizza and sandwiches that are on their minds; the real food for thought is whether to participate in key parliamentary and district elections in October later this year.

Afghanistan: UN envoy urges further extension of ceasefire with Taliban, as Eid ul-Fitr gets underway

Content by: UN News Centre In a statement, issued on Thursday, Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan urged “all parties to the conflict to honour the announced ceasefires and respect this time of ...

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