Archives for posts with tag: Senegal

British actor Idris Elba – whose family is from Sierra Leone – spoke of his commitment to galvanize support for the response & commended health workers who are daily risking their lives on the ground, but said “We need more, we need more people.”

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=48852#.VCR5tOeBGEE09-25-2014WHO_Ebola

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Blue Helmets Honored

“UN Peacekeeping: A Force for Peace. A Force for Change. A Force for the Future” theme as UN honors 106 Blue Helmets who died in 2013. Bosnian, Serbian, & Croatian troops from flood ravaged Balkans can contribute expertise in land mining operations & are among troop contributors from non-traditional countries which are on the rise.

Blog Report: BROAD IMPLICATIONS OF STRANGE CASE OF BELGIUM, CHAD & SENEGAL JURISDICTION? By Ambassador Mo
Broader application for universal jurisdiction on grave violations of international humanitarian law? On its face, case before the ICJ (International Court of Justice) was already strange: Belgium seeking extradition of Chad’s former leader living presumably in exile & already being prosecuted by Senegal. Belgium was exercising a form of universal jurisdiction. –More–
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Watch Film Report: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE OF THE VICTIMS OF SLAVERY & THE TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE
The United Nations observes the “International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the TransAtlantic Slave Trade.
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