Archive | UN Security Council RSS feed for this section

Ethiopia & Rwanda lead anti-ICC ‘African’ front in New York; Security Council today to decide on deferral; rejection anticipated

15 Nov

by Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopian Observatory

Ethiopian authorities have spent a great deal of national and regional energy, seeking to build a ‘coalition of the willing’ in Africa against the International Criminal Court (ICC)). This comes, at the heel of the last summit in October 12-13, 2013 in Addis Abeba, where many African countries clearly signalled displeasure with efforts by a few to discredit or kill the Court for self-serving reasons.
Continue reading

Security Council extends UN forces’s mandate for Abeyi

17 May

17 May 2012 – In a new resolution, the Security Council today extended by six months the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping force for Abyei, an area contested by South Sudan and Sudan, and demanded that the two countries finalize the establishment of an administration for the area in line with an agreement signed last year.
Continue reading

%d bloggers like this: