Mon, 22 Dec 2014 | What, When at UN: 
  • Saturday, Secretary-General visits Guinea…
  • Security Council discusses working methods Monday…
  • UN humanitarian agencies brief press in Geneva on Tuesday…

Maldives: UN expert concerned at ‘unacceptable’ dismissal of Supreme Court justices



The removal of two Supreme Court justices in the Maldives by local authorities threatens the independence of the country’s judiciary and further compromises the rule of law, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers has warned.


In Guinea, as Ebola spread slows, Ban pledges UN support towards total eradication

Cautioning that much remains to be done to wipe out Ebola in Guinea, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that joint national, regional and global efforts have “significantly” slowed the spread of the deadly virus, giving hope to thousands of people and providing space for communities to look ahead to socio-economic recovery.



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