DR Congo: UN envoy calls for ‘a level playing field’ in key upcoming elections

Major progress has been made on preparations for the upcoming elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but “conditions for a level playing field are not yet in place”, said the most senior United Nations official based in the country. “While significant progress has been made to respect the stages of the calendar process, […]

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UN chief welcomes DR Congo President’s promise to stand down

10 August 2018 Peace and Security The United Nations Secretary-General has commended the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila’s decision on Thursday, not to stand in elections scheduled to take place on 23 December. In line with constitutional rules, Mr. Kabila was due to end his mandate as leader of […]

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Central Africa: Security Council concerned by ‘grave security situation’, calls for better agency cooperation

10 August 2018 Peace and Security With Central African countries beset by ongoing terrorist activity, instability and the effects of climate change, the Security Council has asked the United Nations Secretary-General to review the work of the UN Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), and recommend areas for improvement. In a Presidential Statement released on […]

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President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly calls on Prime Minister

Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. Prime Minister congratulated Ms. Espinosa on her election to the post of President of the 73rd UN General Assembly. Ms. Espinosa shared her priorities for the upcoming session of the UN General Assembly. Prime Minister […]

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India re-elected in IMO for 2 years

India has been re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization [IMO] under Category “B” at the 30th session of the Assembly of the IMO held in London on 01 December, 2017. The IMO Council consists of 40 member countries. In Categories “A” and “B” there are 10 members each and in Cateogary “C” […]

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Indo Italian bussiness takes new initiative

Italy – India: High Profile Italian Business Mission at New Delhi and Mumbai More Than 800 BTBS Organized ROME, NEW DELHI and MUMBAI, April 25, 2017 The high profile Italian business mission to India starts on 26th April, promoted by the Italian Ministries of Economic Development and Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and organized by Italian Trade […]

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