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Foreign Ministers Flag Climate Change As Major Spark For Conflicts

Foreign Ministers Flag Climate Change As Major Spark For Conflicts

Climate change impacts – including growing food and water scarcity – are becoming increasingly important drivers of conflict and unrest around the world, and security planners need to make them a priority now, foreign ministers warned this week. Addressing them could mean the U.N. Security Council asking for regular reports on threats from climate change […]

UN Chief Arrives in Burundi for Crisis Talks

UN Chief Arrives in Burundi for Crisis Talks

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is in Burundi for a visit aimed at calming a political crisis that has embroiled the country for almost a year. Ban arrived in the capital Bujumbura, Monday, ahead of scheduled meeting with the country’s politicians and civil society groups. His visit comes a month after a U.N. Security […]