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Atmosphere worsens for Kosovo dialogue resumption: UN envoy

February 10, 2019 2:30 PM
Atmosphere worsens for Kosovo dialogue resumption: UN envoy

A UN envoy said Thursday that the atmosphere for resuming the dialogue on Kosovo has been exacerbated over the past few months, Xinhua reports. Zahir Tanin, the UN secretary-general’s special representative for Kosovo, told the Security Council of “a tendency to disrupt rather than de-escalate” the tension between Serbia and […]

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Dutch Supreme Court to dismiss Verdict that holds Netherlands partially responsible for Srebrenica Genocide?

February 2, 2019 4:30 PM
Dutch Supreme Court to dismiss Verdict that holds Netherlands partially responsible for Srebrenica Genocide?

The Dutch Supreme Court should dismiss the verdict by which the Netherlands declares itself partially responsible for the murder of three hundred Bosniak men in Srebrenica in 1995 during the Bosnian war, a court advisor on Friday said. Supreme Court Prosecutor Paul Vlas said the Dutch Appellate Court in 2017 […]

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How the European Union can best Contribute by 2030 regarding UN Sustainable Development Goals?

January 31, 2019 12:00 PM
How the European Union can best Contribute by 2030 regarding UN Sustainable Development Goals?

Announced as a follow-up to President Juncker’s 2017 State of the Union Address, today’s Paper forms part of the EU’s firm commitment to deliver on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including on the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. By reviewing the breadth of challenges for Europe and presenting illustrative […]

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General Assembly elects Judge Mustapha El Baaj to serve as Mechanism Judge

January 16, 2019 6:30 PM
General Assembly elects Judge Mustapha El Baaj to serve as Mechanism Judge

On Tuesday, 15 January 2019, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) elected Judge Mustapha El Baaj of Morocco to the judicial roster of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism). Judge El Baaj is currently serving as a Counsellor at the Court of Cassation in Rabat, Morocco. Judge El […]

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UN peacekeeping chief calls for restraint over Belgrade-Pristina tension

January 10, 2019 4:00 PM
UN peacekeeping chief calls for restraint over Belgrade-Pristina tension

UN Undersecretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix on Monday called for restraint from Belgrade and Pristina. “The recent developments in Kosovo have further deteriorated relations between Belgrade and Pristina, which have been strained for some time with no progress on the EU-facilitated dialogue. We are concerned at the risk of […]

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UN chief concerned about Kosovo decision to form army

December 15, 2018 6:00 PM
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Antonio Guterres attends a press conference following the UNHCRs annual Executive Committee meeting on October 3, 2014 at the United Nations Office at Geneva.  AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres “has taken note with concern” of the adoption by the Kosovo parliament of three draft laws aimed at strengthening the role and capacity of the Kosovo Security Force, a UN spokesperson said Friday. Kosovo unilaterally declared independence from Serbia in 2008. Serbia rejects it and considers […]

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BiH sends rotating Peacekeepers to Afghanistan

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BiH sends rotating Peacekeepers to Afghanistan

A 53-member contingent of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) Armed Forces left on Friday for peace mission in Afghanistan, BiH Armed Forces (BiHAF) statement said. A total of 49 men and 4 women soldiers belonging to 5thInfantry Unit of BiHAF departed from “Dubrave” barracks near the city of Tuzla located 120 […]

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70 Years Ago, Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted

December 10, 2018 8:00 AM
70 Years Ago, Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted

On this day, 70 years ago, the Member States of the United Nations came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This step brought the world together after the greatest tragedy in human history. We have come a long way since then. The Universal Declaration has proven to […]

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History Lesson: Facts about BiH that we should all know!

November 25, 2018 3:00 PM
History Lesson: Facts about BiH that we should all know!

Bosnia was mentioned for the first time in the document De Administrando Imperio, the political-geographic manuscript of Byzantine Emperor Constantine VII between 948 and 952, where it was described as a small country of Bosnia. 1154 – Bosnian banovina was founded. 1377 – The Kingdom of Bosnia was founded under […]

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Where is now the Two-Year Old Baby saved by the UN Soldier in Srebrenica?

November 18, 2018 11:30 AM
Where is now the Two-Year Old Baby saved by the UN Soldier in Srebrenica?

Hurija Mahmutovic managed to survive the horrors of war and Srebrenica genocide, and on the photo, a soldier of the United Nations (UN) is helping her wounded two-year-old daughter that she was holding in her arms, and it reminds her of the most difficult period of her life, reported BIRN. […]

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