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Mali: UN expert calls for stronger protection of civilians amid ongoing violence

09 March 2017 – Serious security threats in north and central Mali put local populations and humanitarian aid workers at risk, a United Nations human rights expert said today.


Recent initiatives important milestones towards greater peace in Mali, say UN, regional partners

08 March 2017 – Commending recent progress, including the launch of interim authorities in Kidal, northern Mali, the United Nations together with regional blocs urged the parties to the peace agreement in the African nation to overcome the difficulties which are impeding the establishment of such authorities in the Taoudéni and Timbuktu regions.


'Radio provides accessible, real-time medium to bridge divides,' UNESCO says on World Day

13 February 2017 – Radio has never been so dynamic, engaging and important in the midst of deep change in ways to share and access information, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said today, World Radio Day.