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  1. Colombia’s peace process is taking ‘deep roots’, but all sides must work together to overcome lingering challenges

    - UN News

    The signing of the Final Peace Agreement five years ago generated hope and inspiration in Colombia and throughout the international community, and UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday that the achievements are undeniable, and the country’s people should be proud.

  2. Libya at ‘delicate and critical juncture’ ahead of landmark elections: UN envoy

    - UN News

    With one month left until elections in Libya, it is important that the international community remains united in support of the process, UN Special Envoy Ján Kubiš told the Security Council on Wednesday. 

  3. UN chief sees firsthand the progress and challenges five years after Colombia’s historic peace deal

    - UN News

    In Colombia to mark the fifth anniversary of the peace accord between the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC-EP, UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday visited a small mountainside village he described as a “laboratory of peace”, where former combatants and civilians are working and living side-by-side.

  4. Importance of sound, inclusive elections in Iraq ‘cannot be overstated’

    - UN News

    Following “hard-earned” parliamentary elections on 10 October, Iraqis of all political stripes must exercise restraint, eschew violence and await the outcome’s final certification by the Federal Supreme Court, the senior UN official in the country told the Security Council on Tuesday.

  5. Yemen recovery possible if war stops now: UNDP report

    - UN News

    War-torn Yemen is among the poorest countries in the world, but recovery is possible if the conflict ends now, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) said in a report published on Tuesday. 

  6. UN will use technology and medical capacity to improve peacekeeping

    - UN News

    Beginning on 7 December, ministers from around the world will discuss the technology and medical capacity building of UN Peacekeeping, UN officials said at a press conference on Monday. 

  7. Arms trafficking, a ‘defining factor’ in undermining peace

    - UN News

    Small arms trafficking is a “defining factor in undermining peace and security”, the Director of the UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) told the Security Council on Monday during a ministerial debate. 

  8. Feature: Five years after peace deal, Colombian town of Llano Grande is forging a ‘family’ out of disparate parts

    - UN News

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres is headed to Colombia this week to mark the fifth anniversary of the signing of the peace accords that ended 50 years of conflict in the country, and his activities will include travel to the village of Llano Grande, where the townspeople and former combatants are working together to secure a better future.

  9. Anxiety in Afghanistan as Taliban struggles for legitimacy

    - UN News

    Despite a crisis of trust both within the country and abroad, three months after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, it is taking halting steps to pursue international legitimacy, a senior UN official in Kabul told the Security Council on Wednesday.

  10. Completion of Somalia elections more important than ever: UN envoy

    - UN News

    Although progress has been made in Somalia’s electoral process, it has been slow and uneven, the UN Special Representative for the country said in a briefing to the Security Council on Wednesday.

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