Tag: UN

Eritrea Wins UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Seat

  Elected as Africa representatives for three-year terms on the 16-member panel were candidates from Senegal and Eritrea.   Eritrea's Tesfa Alem Seyoum finished first in the five-way contest for the two seats even though the UN Security Council has imposed sanctions on Eritrea for materially aiding Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia. Babou Sene of Senegal […]

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UN Envoy Susan Rice Is Top Candidate to Succeed Clinton

Bloomberg Business Week By Indira A.R. Lakshmanan and Flavia Krause-Jackson on November 08, 2012   Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is emerging as the favored candidate to succeed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, even with the political controversy over her remarks about the fatal Sept. 11 attack on the American diplomatic […]

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More African leaders call for Security Council reform

BY SAEED SHABAZZ -STAFF WRITER- | LAST UPDATED: OCT 12, 2012 UNITED NATIONS (FinalCall.com) – Since at least 1993, African heads of state have been calling for Security Council reform during the world body’s annual General Assembly Debate.   But this year’s debate saw a larger number of African leaders addressing the issue during speeches and speaking […]

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UN Secretary-General’s Report on Eritrea

In Hindsight: The Secretary-General's Report on Eritrea On 29 August, the Secretary-General reissued the report on Eritrea (S/2012/412) initially circulated to Council members on 8 June. In resolution 2023 of 5 December 2011 (which condemned Eritrean violations of resolutions 1844, 1862 and 1907 and imposed new measures to prevent Eritrea from using the diaspora tax or revenues from its mining sector to […]

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Where Will the U.S. Strike Next in Africa – Eritrea?

Wed, 08/08/2012 – 02:31 — Glen Ford   A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford The U.S. is stalking Africa like an imperial predator. Eritrea is on the short list of who’s going to be attacked next. Eritrea, says the U.S., creates instability. However, “it is not little Eritrea that is destabilizing the Horn […]

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