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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