News headlines for “Foreign Policy — Projecting Power”, page 2

  1. Window of opportunity closing for South Sudan, on road to lasting peace

    - UN News

    With eight months remaining, the window of opportunity is closing for South Sudan to meet critical benchmarks required to complete its transition away from long-running civil conflict, the Special Representative for the country told the Security Council on Monday, pressing parties to the November 2018 peace deal, to implement their commitments in letter and spirit.

  2. Iran's Economy Hostage to its Foreign Policy

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Jun 20 (IPS) - The Islamic Republic of Iran faces widespread anti-government protests amid an economic crisis while doing little to ease tensions with the international community as it becomes a nuclear threshold state.

  3. Mali: Latest attack against UN peacekeepers leaves Guinean 'blue helmet' dead

    - UN News

    The Secretary-General strongly condemned on Sunday, an attack in Kidal, a city in northern Mali, against a convoy of UN peacekeepers that claimed the life of a blue helmet.

  4. Bringing jobs to Colombia’s conflict-affected communities

    - UN News

    In Colombia, decades of violence and armed conflict created significant obstacles to human development and sustainable peace. To encourage the private sector to move back into hard-hit areas, the UN is financing an innovative project that is supporting local businesses and providing sorely needed job opportunities.

  5. Building peace: Plotting a route towards democracy in The Gambia

    - UN News

    After two decades of dictatorship, The Gambia is on the road towards democracy and respect for human rights, The UN is working closely with the government on this journey, a process that involves facing up to the country’s violent past.

  6. Countering Hate Speech Through Media: A Young Caribbean Woman's Perspective

    - Inter Press Service

    MONA, Jamaica, Jun 17 (IPS) - Hate speech is a phenomenon that can be defined as threatening speech or writing expressing prejudice towards a specific group, primarily based on race, religion, or sexual orientation.

  7. Haiti must remain at ‘forefront’ of international agenda, Security Council hears

    - UN News

    Amid the rapidly deteriorating security situation in Haiti, discussions about the country’s future governance remain deadlocked, UN Special Representative Helen La Lime said in a briefing to the Security Council on Thursday.

  8. Sudan: One-third of population faces acute food insecurity

    - UN News

    One-third of Sudan’s population, or 15 million people, are facing acute food insecurity, according to a new assessment released on Thursday by the World Food Programme (WFP). 

  9. Urban warfare needs new curbs on explosive weapons, urge humanitarians

    - UN News

    A UN-partnered bid to address the use of explosive weapons in towns and cities took a further step forward on Thursday, as Member States prepared to gather in Geneva to examine a concrete new plan of action.

  10. More than 100 million now forcibly displaced: UNHCR report

    - UN News

    A staggering 100 million people have now been forced to flee their homes globally, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Thursday, highlighting worldwide food insecurity, the climate crisis, war in Ukraine and other emergencies from Africa to Afghanistan as leading causes.

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