Secretary-General Appoints Lieutenant General Mohan Subramanian of India as Force Commander, United Nations Mission in South Sudan

5 Jul

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Mohan Subramanian of India as his new Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

Security Council Renews Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali, Adopting Resolution 2640 (2022)

29 Jun

Amid a shifting political and security landscape in Africa’s Sahel region, the Security Council today decided to renew the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) for another year, while calling for an assessment of its cooperation with the host country’s authorities, the challenges it faces and options for its reco

Alarming Uptick of Armed Groups’ Violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Threatening Stability, Mission Head Tells Security Council

29 Jun

The alarming resurgence of armed groups, including the 23 March Movement (M23), is threatening the security and stability of the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the entire region, and endangering United Nations Mission personnel on the ground, the top United Nations official in the country warned the Security Council today.

Window of Opportunity for South Sudan Meeting Critical Benchmarks Closing, Mission Head Tells Security Council, Calling Peace Agreement Vital

20 Jun

With only eight months remaining until the end of South Sudan’s Transitional Government, Security Council members expressed dismay with the country’s worsening humanitarian crisis and stressed the urgency of preparing for elections and keeping the 2018 Revitalized Peace Agreement on track.

Citing Mali’s Worsening Security, Dire Humanitarian, Human Rights Situation, Speakers Tell Security Council Mission’s Mandate Should Be Extended

13 Jun

Amid a delayed return to civilian rule, the deteriorating security and the dire humanitarian and human rights situation in Mali, the mandate of the United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in the African country should be extended for another year, speakers told the Security Council today.