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Merck and UNESCO achieve another milestone to empower women and girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

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Dec 192016
 
Merck and UNESCO achieve another milestone to empower women and girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Merck gives back to African society through building research and cancer care capacity focused on empowering African women in the research and oncology field dedicated to women health. Following the […]

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): UN experts urge Government to lift “abusive” restrictions on protesters to head off violence

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Dec 192016
 
Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): UN experts urge Government to lift “abusive” restrictions on protesters to head off violence

United Nations experts* are calling on the authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to lift political restrictions which they say are curbing people’s rights to freedom of […]

AMISOM launches Operation Antelope in Hirshabelle State

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Dec 192016
 
AMISOM launches Operation Antelope in Hirshabelle State

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)’s Burundi contingent has embarked on an operation code named ‘Antelope’ to open up key supply routes in the HirShabelle state. The objective of […]

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the First Anniversary of the Signing of the Libyan Political Agreement

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Dec 192016
 
Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the First Anniversary of the Signing of the Libyan Political Agreement

One year ago today, the Libyan Political Agreement was signed in Skhirat, Morocco, marking a critical milestone in the country’s democratic transition. The Secretary-General commends all Libyans who engaged in […]

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth and Sixth ECF Reviews for Liberia, Increases Access, Extends the Arrangement, and Approves US$37.1 million Disbursement

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Dec 192016
 
IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth and Sixth ECF Reviews for Liberia, Increases Access, Extends the Arrangement, and Approves US$37.1 million Disbursement

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the fifth and sixth reviews of Liberia’s economic performance under the program supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF)[1] […]