Syria: Decade of brutal war left nearly 307,000 civilians dead |

“The conflict-related casualty figures in this report are not simply a set of abstract numbers, but represent individual human beings,” UN High Commissioner for...

Ukraine: UN and partners deliver lifesaving aid to Donetska region |

The 12 trucks carrying food, water purification tablets, hygiene and other desperately needed household items, arrived in the region on Monday.  Yesterday,...

Obituary

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we announce the sudden demise of our close colleague and...

Five countries elected to serve on UN Security Council |

Ecuador, Japan, Malta, Mozambique and Switzerland will join the UN body responsible for the maintenance of global peace and security, beginning in January 2023. 

The Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa Date Announcement

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa Date Announcement Today, the Tana Forum Secretariat is pleased to announce that the...

Security Council debates tightening laws to deter crimes against humanity |

Ambassadors were briefed by the President of the UN’s highest court, the UN human rights chief, and an Oxford University law professor, who advocated...

5 ways UN Peacekeeping partnerships drive peace and development |

From protecting civilians in war-torn areas and building social cohesion, to ensuring the safe delivery of humanitarian aid, rebuilding infrastructure, and providing livelihood skills...

IPSS staff retreat 2022 | Tana Forum

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). IPSS conducted a staff retreat at Entoto Park. Through this exciting and engaging activity, IPSS aims to give an...

Latest Appointment of Interim Director for IPSS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Latest Appointment of Interim Director for IPSS Dr. Fana Gebresenbet, Ph.D. has been appointed as the Interim Director of the...

Happy Patriots’ Victory Day

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). መልካም የአርበኞች ቀን This national holiday commemorates the end of the Italian occupation in 1941. Source of original article:...

Haiti: Armed violence reaches ‘unimaginable and intolerable levels’ |

“Armed violence has reached unimaginable and intolerable levels in Haiti,” High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet said, urging the Haitian authorities, with the support of the...

Tana Forum Board Meeting | Tana Forum

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In preparation for the 10th anniversary of the Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa, the Tana Forum Board...

UN envoy condemns latest Israeli settlement expansion plan |

“I condemn today's decision by Israeli authorities to advance plans for over 4,000 housing units in settlements in the occupied West Bank,” Tor Wennesland,...

Another European war, ‘not an impossibility’; Unity crucial in Bosnia and Herzegovina |

High Representative Christian Schmidt said that more than 26 years after the signing of the General Framework Agreement for Peace – known as the...
Covid-19 response

Sub-grants for COVID-19 response and relief for selective diaspora associations | USAID’s Bureau...

A new project “Supporting COVID-19 response and relief at the country level through disbursement and facilitation of sub-grants for selected diaspora organizations” providing sub-grants for COVID-19 response and relief, funded by USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA).

Security Council ‘speaks with one voice for peace in Ukraine’ |

“As I have often said, the world must come together to silence the guns and uphold the values of the UN Charter,” Secretary-General António...

UNICEF highlights devastating mental health dangers for Ukraine’s children |

“We’re anticipating numbers in terms of all forms of violence against children to be in the tens of thousands for sure,” said Aaron Greenberg, UNICEF’s regional...

Better prevention and targeting of root causes needed to combat food crises |

“Acute hunger is soaring to unprecedented levels and the global situation just keeps on getting worse,” said David Beasley, Executive Director of the World...

West Darfur: Health workers, children, among 200 killed in ‘senseless and brutal attacks’ |

Nearly 200 civilians were killed over the past six days alone in renewed clashes between the Arab Rzeigat and African Masalit communities, around the...

Dr. Yonas is appointed as a Commissioner in the Ethiopian National Dialogue Commission

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Dr. Yonas is appointed as a Commissioner in the Ethiopian National Dialogue Commission The IPSS family is pleased with the...

First Person: From taking lives to saving lives, in DR Congo |

Mr. Mwingwa was 17 when a rebel group - RCD Goma - convinced him to join its ranks, and fight against the then government...

28 years after the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, ‘stain of shame...

“We honour their memory. We stand in awe of the resilience of the survivors. And we reflect on our failures as an international community,”...

UN chief welcomes new Somali mission, lauds work of African Union |

In the statement issued by his Spokesperson, Secretary-General António Guterres urged all partners to “urgently ensure sustainable and predictable funding” for the recently established...

Ukraine’s President calls on Security Council to act for peace, or ‘dissolve’ itself |

“We are dealing with a State that is turning the veto of the United Nations Security Council into the right to die”, President Zelynskyy...