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U.N. Council Approves Police To Burundi, Several States Abstain

U.N. Council Approves Police To Burundi, Several States Abstain

The United Nations Security Council authorized on Friday the deployment of up to 228 U.N. police to Burundi to monitor the security and human rights situation in the East African country, though four of the 15 members abstained from the vote. More than 450 people have been killed since President Pierre Nkurunziza pursued and won […]

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Bolivia Elected To U.N. Security Council For 2017-18

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Bolivia Elected To U.N. Security Council For 2017-18

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia and Bolivia were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday for 2017-18, but further voting was due to take place to decide the final seat with Italy and the Netherlands almost locked in a tie. After three rounds of voting by the 193-member U.N. General Assembly, The Netherlands had 96 […]