Security Council Extends Authorization to Inspect Vessels Suspected of Violating Libya Arms Embargo, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2526 (2020)

The Security Council in a 5 June videoconference meeting* announced that it had unanimously decided to extend for one year a series of authorizations for Member States to inspect vessels on the high seas off the coast of Libya suspected of violating that country’s arms embargo. In adopting resolution 2526 (2020) under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, the 15-member Council decided to extend the authorization laid out in resolution 2473 (2019)…

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Equator Prize winners inspire indigenous and innovative ways of coexisting with nature

New York, June 5 – The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and partners announce the winners of the 11th Equator Prize to recognize 10 local and indigenous communities from across the world. The winning organizations showcase innovative, nature-based solutions for tackling biodiversity loss and climate change. For years, Equator Prize winners representing indigenous communities have been urging to adopt a more indigenous-inspired way of coexisting with nature, acknowledging and respecting the connection between human and planetary…

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ABDEL SAMAD DELIVERS LEBANON’S WORD AT HIGH LEVEL INTERNATIONAL MEETING, HIGHLIGHTS IMPACT OF WOMEN LEADERS IN FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Minister of Information, Manal Abdel Samad Najd, on Saturday delivered Lebanon’s speech at a high-level electronic meeting with UN delegation representatives and with dignitaries from Qatar, Nigeria, Kenya, Costa Rica, Sweden, the African Union, Italy, the IMF, and Lebanon, on “The Impact Women Leaders Are Having in the Fight Against the COVID-19 Pandemic”. The following is Her Excellency’s full speech: “Thank you, and I would like to thank all their excellencies for their efforts to…

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President Kenyatta Congratulates Burundi’s President-Elect

NAIROBI, 6th June 2020 (PSCU)-President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of congratulations and best wishes to the President-Elect of the Republic of Burundi Major General (Rtd) Evariste Ndayishimiye. On Thursday, 4th June 2020, Burundi’s Constitutional Court upheld President-Elect Ndayishimiye’s win of the Presidential elections held on 20th May 2020. In his message, President Kenyatta also congratulated the ruling CNDD-FDD Party for the emphatic win. “On behalf of the people of Kenya, I congratulate the…

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THE EIGHTH [8TH] PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS ON THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC STATE HOUSE SATURDAY, JUNE 6TH, 2020

On the 27th March, 2020 we announced a nationwide dusk-to-dawn curfew. Then on the 5th of April, 2020 we augmented it by announcing the Cessation of Movement into and out of a number of areas. Later on, more measures were announced to contain the havoc visited upon us by the COVID-19 pandemic. Given this trajectory, and the fact that this crisis requires a long term strategy, I took time to reflect on “…What must be…

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County Government Donate Facemask To Inmates

The county government of Garissa through the area vocational training center has donated over 3,000 face masks to Garissa main prison and the County Department of urban services. Education chief officer Mohamed Gure who presided over the exercise Saturday said the center embarked on production of face masks following President Uhuru Kenyatta’s appeal to such institutions to join in the war against Covid-19. “This donation is part of a wider exercise by the county administration…

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