South Sudan: ‘Urgent collective efforts’ needed in most dangerous humanitarian situation |

“It takes a village to raise a child. In the same way, it takes an array of partners to support crisis-affected people,” stated Sara...

Ukraine: UN chief appeals for end to military activities at Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant |

Europe’s largest nuclear plant has been occupied by Russian forces since March, and last week the external power supply system was damaged in an...

From Hiroshima, UN chief calls for global nuclear disarmament |

“Nuclear weapons are nonsense. Three-quarters of a century later, we must ask what we’ve learned from the mushroom cloud that swelled above this city...

Yemen truce renewed for another two months |

The extension includes a commitment by the Government and Houthi rebels to intensify negotiations to reach an expanded agreement as soon as possible.  The envoy thanked...

DR Congo: Guterres ‘outraged’ over peacekeepers’ aggression, calls for accountability |

In Kasindi, North Kivu province, military personnel of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) opened fire while returning from...

The MOU between IPSS and IPIS was signed

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The MOU between IPSS and IPIS was signed On Thursday, June 30, 2022, a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between...

Tana Forum Secretariat Assessment Visit to Bahir Dar (23 – 25 June 2022)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Tana Forum Secretariat Assessment Visit to Bahir Dar (23 – 25 June 2022) The Tana Secretariat team travelled to Bahirdar...

Ukraine: Four months after Russian invasion, humanitarian needs intensify |

Speaking from Kyiv, Humanitarian Coordinator for Ukraine, Osnat Lubrani, described the heartbreak she felt after seeing “this destruction, this suffering”, in Mariupol, Kharkiv, Kyiv, Bucha,...

Human rights under threat in DR Congo and beyond, Security Council hears |

Bintou Keita, who also heads the UN’s Stabilization Mission in DRC (MONUSCO), said peacekeepers under her command were “determined to protect civilians and help...

Ukraine: Cycle of death, destruction, dislocation, and disruption ‘must stop’  |

“The cycle of death, destruction, dislocation, and disruption must stop”, underscored Rosemary DiCarlo.  Depravity of war  Amidst a new wave in recent days of missile and...

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...