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At high-level debate, UN officials urge boosted efforts for security sector reform

12 February 2015 – Security sector reform, good governance, the rule of law, and accountable institutions are critical building blocks for a sustainable future, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson declared today as he urged a greater international focus on security sector reform as part of an effort to strengthen the links between peace and security, development, and human rights.

UN, partners seek $2 billion to help millions of people across Africa’s Sahel region

12 February 2015 – The United Nations and its partners today launched an appeal for nearly $2 billion to provide vital humanitarian assistance to millions of people in nine countries across Africa’s Sahel region.