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Afghan Women Play ‘Crucial’ Role In Taliban Peace Talks

Afghan Women Play ‘Crucial’ Role In Taliban Peace Talks

Afghanistan’s “fragile gains” in women’s rights are at risk unless women play a key role in peace talks with the Taliban, one of the few female members of the government’s negotiating team has said. Lawmaker Fawzia Koofi, a vocal critic of the Taliban, is one of five women on the 21-member team announced by the […]

Biya Finally Talks Peace

Biya Finally Talks Peace

Cameroon president Paul Biya is preparing to call a caucus on ending the conflict in the english speaking regions of the country where separatists have been fighting government forces for close to two years. Prime minister Joseph Dion Ngute said during his ongoing peace mission in the western parts of the country that the president […]

Women Should Be Part Of Afghan Peace Talks – Angelina Jolie

Women Should Be Part Of Afghan Peace Talks – Angelina Jolie

Some women fear losing freedoms gained since the Taliban was overthrown, and complain their voices are being sidelined Academy Award-winning actress and refugee activist Angelina Jolie pushed for the inclusion of women in peace talks to end the conflict in Afghanistan during an address to ministers and diplomats at the United Nations on Friday. Peace […]

Progress Is Needed To Build Peace Talks In Western Sahara – United Nations

Progress Is Needed To Build Peace Talks In Western Sahara – United Nations

Earlier today (January 29, 2019), the Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Western Sahara, Mr Horst Kӧhler, briefed the UN Security Council. Following his remarks, the Frente POLISARIO’s UN Representative Dr Sidi Omar urged Council members to support rapid, concrete progress on the political track towards direct negotiations between the two parties. “The first […]