Security Sector Reform

Chad starts pulling peacekeepers from Central African Republic

Published April 4, 2014 by Reuters
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(Reuters) - Chad began withdrawing its troops from Central African Republic's peacekeeping mission on Friday as a U.N. report accused its soldiers of killing 30 civilians and wounding 300 in an attack on a crowded market last week.

Liberia: UNMIL Disappointed

Published April 3, 2014 by All Africa
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The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General or SRSG to Liberia has expressed serious disappointment and frustration over the poor management of facilities that were turned over by UNMIL to the Liberian government to be used by the security sector.

South Sudan: harassment of staff draws concern of UN mission

Published April 1, 2014 by UN News Centre
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1 April 2014 – Amid growing humanitarian aid needs and despite recent assurances from the Government, the United Nations mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) continues to report increasingly difficult working conditions due to movement restrictions and other harassments against its personnel and partners.

DR Congo: Security Council extends UN mission, intervention force for one year

Published March 28, 2014 by UN News Centre
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28 March 2014 – The Security Council today extended for one year the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) – along with its Intervention Brigade – noting the need for the Mission to strengthen its support so the Congolese Government can address security challenges in line with the aims of a regional peace and security accord.

Haiti - Security : Reconfiguration of the Minustah, the possible options

Published March 25, 2014 by Haiti Libre
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Monday morning, at its 7147th meeting, the Security Council considered the some possible options that the Secretary General of the UN Ban Ki-moon proposes for the reconfiguration, after 2016, of the United Nations Mission UN stabilization Mission in Haiti (Minustah).

Consideration of a more tailored mandate for the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (Minustah) 10 years since its launch and a lighter United Nations footprint overall were among the central themes discussed in the Security Council today.

Stronger Haiti National Police has U.N. considering its future presence in the country

Published March 24, 2014 by Miami Herald
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UNITED NATIONS -- As an increasingly confident and stronger Haitian police force take control of Haiti’s security, major crimes are seeing a double-digit drop and the United Nations is intensifying discussions about its future in the country.

UN officials urge Security Council to allow for effective post-2015 peacebuilding tools

Published March 19, 2014 by UN News Centre
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19 March 2014 – Inclusivity, institution-building and international/regional support are the three key ingredients to long-lasting post-conflict peace, United Nations officials said this morning as they called on the Security Council to help shape a more effective UN peacebuilding architecture.

Security Council: UN envoy says solid basis for reform needed to consolidate Liberia’s peace

Published March 20, 2014 by UN News Centre
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20 March 2014 – As Liberia enters its second post-conflict decade, it faces great challenges to institutionalizing critical sector reforms and building capacity for effective governance, a senior United Nations official said today, adding that seizing the present “window of opportunity” would be critical for consolidating the country’s hard-won peace and charting a future of inclusive development.

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