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UN rights expert urges Myanmar authorities to address signs of backtracking

18 March 2015 – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar today called on the country’s authorities to address ongoing challenges to the democratic reform process “before they undermine the success achieved so far.”


At Security Council, UN envoy cites renewed hope for Afghan peace process

16 March 2015 – The top United Nations envoy for Afghanistan today said there was renewed hope for the peace process as he briefed the Security Council, which extended the mandate of the UN mission in the country for another year.


Libya at ‘critical juncture’ as parties wrap up round of UN-supported political talks

09 March 2015 – Libyan stakeholders must seize the momentum generated by the on-going political dialogue and bring an end to the country’s instability and insecurity, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said today amid continuing fighting in the North African nation.