Archives for posts with tag: IvoryCoast

Blog Report: AFRICANS ADDRESSING AN AFRICAN CONFLICT: UN TO MANDATE MALI PEACEKEEPING FORCE? By Ambassador Mo
Mali has been embroiled in coups & rebel fighting complicated by famine that threatens to tear apart the country at its most vulnerable & expose its citizens to further deprivation & killing. As in several other states, relevant regional organizations, The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) & the African Union (AU), are seeking to deploy peacekeepers. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/africans-addressing-an-african-conflict-un-to-mandate-mali-peacekeeping-force/54400Image

Blog Report: PROTECTING INFANCY OF IVORY COAST RECOVERY? By Ambassador Mo
The killing of 7 UN Peacekeepers (all from Niger) again threatens what has been a gradual even if erratic progress in Ivory Coast sinceĀ  defeat of would-be dictator Laurent Gbagbo. Recent strife in Mali & Guinea-Bissau & still rising drought/famine in the Sahel have overshadowed Ivory Coast in last year. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/protecting-infancy-of-ivory-coast-recovery/54015Image

Blog Report: LANDMINE AWARENESS DAY AT UN, By Ambassador Mo
It is now about intensive de-mining efforts from Afghanistan to Bosnia & Herzegovina to Ivory Coast, & the United Nations took opportunity today to highlight efforts & how much more needs to be done. UN SG Ban Ki-moon highlighted work of UN mine action personnel around the world in preventing landmines & unexploded ordnance from causing harm long after conflicts have ended. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/films/blog_post/landmine-awareness-day-at-un/49654Image