Friday, March 27, 2015 - 07:56
The members of the Troika (the United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway) continue to support a process of National Dialogue in Sudan. A comprehensive and inclusive National Dialogue remains the best opportunity to achieve a representative political system, and to confront fundamental issues of governance, political inclusiveness, resource sharing, identity, and social equality.
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 06:48
Last week President Salva Kiir of South Sudan rejected all the main proposals put forward by the African Union to bring peace to Africa’s newest state. According to the author of the article, "this means war".
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 06:49
Under pressure from al-Bashir, the U.N. opened talks this month with Sudan on a plan for a large peacekeeping mission to leave Darfur. The Security Council on Tuesday will discuss the troubled mission and how its eventual departure will affect a civil war that once drew the world's outrage.
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 06:52
Prospects for an inclusive national dialogue President Omar al-Bashir promised in January 2014 are fading, making a soft-landing end to Sudan’s crises more doubtful. Sceptics who warned that the ruling party was unwilling and unable to make needed concessions have been vindicated.Unless both sides give ground, a continuation of intense war and humanitarian crises is inevitable.
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 07:20
Tthe United States and its allies suddenly feel an urgent impulse to do something about Libya — yet none among them seems capable of coming up with a coherent strategy. Is the international community really prepared to allow the emergence of a series of jihadist statelets right off the southern coast of Europe?
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 06:34
The resolution process of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan is becoming more actual requiring more involvement of the world's influential organizations amid the recent Armenia-triggered skirmishes on the contact line and border of the two neighboring countries.
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 06:25
In 1988 a war broke out there between Azerbaijani troops and Armenian residents, which resulted in the region's de facto independence. In 1994 a ceasefire was reached but the relations between the two states are still strained.
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 06:49
"We, the Heads of Delegation of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair countries – Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov, Secretary of State of the United States John Kerry, State Secretary for European Affairs of France Harlem Desir – remain strongly committed to a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict."
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 15:06
The Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats will hold a hearing on water sharing conflicts and the threat they present to international peace.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 07:07
The Chief of the Colombian government delegation to the Havana peace talks, Humberto de la Calle, was informed by ten members of Spanish parliament that the entire administration backs the efforts made in the on-going negotiations with the guerilla group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).