Category Archives: National

Protecting indigenous peoples' rights 'is protecting everyone's rights' – UN

9 August 2017 &#150 Ten years after the adoption of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, progress in several countries has been made in formally recognizing indigenous …

Indigenous Peoples Still Face Exclusion, Vulnerability Despite Recent Progress, More than 40 United Nations Agencies Say in Joint Statement

Ten years after the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, progress has been made in terms of the formal recognition of indigenous peoples in …

Lieutenant General Leonard Muriuki Ngondi of Kenya Appointed Force Commander, African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Leonard Muriuki Ngondi of Kenya as Force Commander for the …

World’s 370 Million Indigenous People Still Face Exclusion, Vulnerability Despite Recent Progress, More than 40 United Nations Agencies Say in Joint Statement

Ten years after the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, progress has been made in terms of the formal recognition of indigenous peoples in …

Security Council Toughens Sanctions Against Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2371 (2017)

The Security Council today further strengthened its sanctions regime against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, condemning in the strongest terms that country’s ballistic missile launches and reaffirming its decision …

President Akufo-Addo presents credentials to 22 new ambassadors

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday presented letters of credence to 22 newly-appointed Ambassadors-designate, including Dr Edward Mahama, a presidential candidate in the 2016 election.

Dr Mahama who contested …