New IRIN News Video: Schools in Liberia have begun to reopen for the first time in more than six months, due to the Ebola outbreak.
IOM yesterday (29/1) signed a new cooperation agreement with Ethiopia to work together on migration issues with a view to promoting economic and social development.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Tuesday said he was deeply disturbed by the death of at least 20 people during clashes between security forces and protestors in Egypt since Friday.
Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood condemns terrorist attacks and force used against protestors in Egypt.
Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende today signed a strategic partnership agreement.
The Government of the United States congratulates the people of the Republic of Zambia for conducting another democratic election.
The Secretary-General has been closely following the recent presidential election in Zambia.
Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of Singapore and the Republic of The Gambia, 24 January 2015
The Government of the Republic of Singapore and the Government of the Republic of The Gambia have established diplomatic relations with effect from 23 January 2015.
Joint statement by the UN, IGAD, EU, AMISOM US and UK Envoys to Somalia / International partners express concerns over political delays in Somalia
The United Nations, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the European Union (EU), African Union Mission in Somalia, the United States and United Kingdom have expressed concerns over delays in the implementation of Vision 2016 due to the prolonged political crisis.
A Federal Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement on 21 January on the unrest following parliamentary deliberations on a new electoral law in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Special Envoy Said Djinnit visits Tanzania, welcomes the country’s support for military action against the FDLR
United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region Said Djinnit visited Tanzania on 22-23 January and met the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Honorable Bernard Membe.
ICC: LRA Transfer Advances Chance for Justice / Ongwen First Lord’s Resistance Army Suspect to Appear in The Hague
The transfer of a Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander to the International Criminal Court (ICC) is an important opportunity to achieve a measure of justice for crimes committed by the rebel group