Daily Archives: June 15, 2015

News in Brief 15 June 2015 (PM)

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Staffan de Mistura. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe (file)

UN Envoy for Syria to meet with the Government in Damascus

The UN Special Envoy for Syria has started a visit to the country’s capital Damascus, following an …

Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 19:30 (Kyiv time), 14 June 2015

This report is provided for the media and the general public.

The SMM monitored the implementation of the “Package of measures for the implementation of the Minsk agreements”. Its monitoring was restricted by third parties and security considerations*. The SMM

Sudan's Bashir Flies out of S.Africa, Defying Court Order

NNA – Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir flew out of South Africa on Monday, dodging a court order for him to stay as judges weighed up whether he should be arrested over alleged war crimes and genocide.

Bashir had traveled to …

East Africa Conference Builds Next Generation of Innovators and Entrepreneurs

NAIROBI, Kenya, / PRNewswire – More than 100 rising African leaders met in Nairobi, Kenya, for U.S. President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship East Africa Regional Conference last week. Discussions focused on issues of regional …