Tag Archives: Cooperation

9 March 2015

Chad and Niger intensify military campaign against Boko Haram, international community pledge support

Chad and Niger have intensified the joint military campaign against Boko Haram. Forces from the two states opened a new front in the fight against the Nigerian-based Islamic extremist group amidst growing fears that the conflict, which has been largely restricted to northeast Nigeria and neighbouring borders, could become internationalised. (more…)

Source: The New York Times | Chad and Niger Troops Move to Attack Boko Haram

23 December 2014

UNSC resolution stresses importance of strengthening trans-regional and international cooperation on a basis of ‘a common and shared responsibility to counter the world drug problem and related criminal activities’

Amid a proliferation of well-funded and well-organised transnational criminal activities in Africa, the Middle East and beyond, the UN Security Council adopted a resolution spotlighting its concern over the ties between cross-border crime and terrorism and called on UN member states to ramp up efforts in combatting the two activities. (more…)

Source: UN News Centre | Adopting resolution, Security Council urges fight against nexus of transnational crime, terrorism

20 January 2015

SHARES Debate: The Ebola crisis: opportunities and limitations of international cooperation

On Tuesday 20 January 2015, the fifth SHARES Debate is organised in cooperation with SPUI25, an academic-cultural centre that offers a forum for among others lectures, debates and book presentations.

SHARES Debates are organised throughout the academic year to provide a platform for discussions with a broader (non-academic) audience on questions of shared responsibility. The upcoming debate is entitled: ‘Ebola crisis: opportunities and limitations of international cooperation’. (more…)

17 October 2014

UN Secretary-General regarding Ebola: ‘We all have a responsibility to act’

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the international community to step up its efforts to respond to the Ebola crisis and turn pledges into action, while the World Health Organization warned of continuously deteriorating situation in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. (more…)

Source: UN News Centre | UN chief stresses need for urgent global action as Ebola continues deadly rampage

29 September 2014

Ghana calls for greater cooperation to conquer common threats

At the UN General Assembly, the President of Ghana noted that just as Ebola was able to freely pass through West African borders, so could drugs, arms, human traffickers and terrorists, and called for greater cooperation and coordination to conquer common threats.


Source: UN News Centre | As host of UN hub against Ebola, Ghana calls for cooperated efforts to halt outbreak

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