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President Rodrigo Duterte called on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Nations (UN) to collaborate in enhancing cooperation to address conflict and promote sustainable development.
President Rodrigo Duterte has urged
the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and the United Nations (UN)
to enhance their cooperation in fighting security threats in the region.
Calling on the two agencies to promote “counter-narratives” to address
extremism and terrorism
Deputy Secretary-General Amina
Women’s Role in Bringing Change to Horn of Africa, Urges Security Council
Support for Regional Growth, Peace
A Chinese envoy on Monday asked
efforts to promote peace and stability in Africa, particularly the Horn of
Africa citing a need to promote the settlement of differences through dialogue
Africa committed to women as leaders in global peacekeeping when it held the
rotational presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the month of
Placing women’s rights and
representation at the heart of peacemaking in Africa ;
Statement by Ambassador Karen Pierce, UK Permanent Representative to the UN,
at the Security Council briefing on Peace and Security in Africa.