Daily Archives: May 24, 2015

In Ireland, UN&#39s Ban says strong cooperation key to overcoming global challenges

24 May 2015 – Amid an explosion of world conflicts, humanitarian crises and human rights challenges, the international community is enduring a &#8220time of test&#8221 which demands strong global cooperation and bold action, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today affirmed. &#8220Today’s conflicts are increasingly complex,&#8221 the Secretary-General declared in remarks delivered upon receiving the Tipperary

Top UN official in South Sudan urges accountability for human rights violations

24 May 2015 – The United Nations Special Representative for South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe Løj, has urged accountability and justice for those responsible for gross human rights violations committed as a result of South Sudan’s continuing fighting. The announcement came as Ms. Løj completed a visit to a protection-of-civilians (PoC) site run by the UN

Minister Shea Welcomes the CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M. to the Western Region Canadian Coast Guard Fleet

May 24, 2015 – Sidney, British Columbia The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, officially welcomed the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) vessel Captain Goddard M.S.M.into service at a ceremony in Sidney, British Columbia today. She was joined by members of the Goddard family. CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M. is named after Captain Nichola Kathleen

ES Led Delegation Meet AWEPA in Sweden

Sunday, 24 May 2015 15:24 The Executive Secretary of IGAD, Ambassador Mahboub Maalim led a delegation including senior officials from Peace and security and capacity building coordinator in Sweden for an official visit. The IGAD delegation met with the members of Foreign Standing Committee who also are members of the Association of European Parliamentarians with