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NATO formally ended its operation Ocean Shield in the waters off the coast of Somalia on Thursday (15 December 2016) NATO formally ended its operation Ocean Shield in the waters off the coast of Somalia on Thursday (15 December 2016), bringing the curtain down on one of NATO’s most successful ever operations. Operation Ocean Shield …

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The Council reaffirms its commitment to uphold the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and national unity of Libya, and calls for the end of all external interference in the internal affairs of Libya, in order to avoid further escalation of the crisis and impede progress in the peace process The Peace and Security Council of the …

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The event was held in Arusha, Tanzania, jointly by the AU Organs with a human rights mandate The High Level Dialogue (HLD) was part of the celebrations of 2016 as the Year of Human Rights in Africa with Particular Focus on the Rights of Women. The event was held in Arusha, Tanzania, jointly by the …

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The 32nd plenary session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA) will take place in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, from December 19 to 21 2016 The 32nd plenary session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA) will take place in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, from December 19 to 21 2016. The session will …

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The event brought together government ministers, civil society, academia, and the private sector for an interactive panel discussion on the key findings of the report and how they apply to South Sudan The United Nations Development Programme and UN Women jointly launched the Africa Development Report 2016 under the theme “Advancing Gender Equality and Women’s …

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The Maendeleo Policy Forum brings together African leaders, international mediators and negotiators, researchers, policy makers, development practitioners and writers on African issues, to debate on critical issues of development in Africa WHAT: Maendeleo Policy Forum on Deepening Democracy through Election Management and Stability in Africa WHO: Mr.Siddharth Chatterjee UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident representative; …

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The Council called on all parties to lay down their arms and to take decisive steps to end violence, as a last chance for political and military leaders to avoid the resumption of war The Council adopted conclusions on South Sudan, in light of the profoundly disturbing developments in the country. The Council called on …

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The German Government condemns this new attack in the strongest possible terms A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (11 December) on the bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu that claimed many lives: The frequent attacks by al-Shabaab, primarily against civilian targets, are nothing but a cynical war against its own people “We …

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Singapore strongly condemns the heinous bomb attack at St Mark’s Coptic Cathedral complex in Cairo on 11 December 2016, which has resulted in the loss of innocent lives and injuries to many Singapore strongly condemns the heinous bomb attack at St Mark’s Coptic Cathedral complex in Cairo on 11 December 2016, which has resulted in …

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To this end, South Africa wishes to reiterate its commitment to the international initiatives aimed at fighting the scourge of terrorism and violent extremism President Jacob Zuma has today, Sunday, 11 December 2016, on behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa, extended the country’s deepest condolences to Nigeria and Egypt following tragedies …

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