Posts Tagged: cote d’ivoire

Remembering peacekeepers killed in Cote d’Ivoire

The Presbyterian Ministry at the Untied Nations joins the international community in grieving for the recent attack in Côte d’Ivoire in which seven peacekeepers, erving with the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI),were killed. The peacekeepers, from Niger were on patrol in the proximity of Para village, near the border town of Tai in… Read more »

Red Hands continue their work

We just learned that in the past two months, Cote d’Ivoire, Malaysia, and Niger have ratified the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in armed conflict. The international consensus that children are children and not soldiers continues to grow. Thanks be to all who have… Read more »

What do we do?

We ansered that question on Friday for a group from First Presbyterian Church in Bloomington, Indiana. At the end of a long day, at the end of a long week, the group arrived at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United…

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Advocacy resources on Libya and Côte d’Ivoire

Reports from Libya and Côte d’Ivoire tell of violence and displacement. Ecumenical Women at the United Nations — an international coalition of church denominations and ecumenical organizations, including the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) — has developed tools to encourage women and…

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From the UN News Centre – 10 March 2011

Here are some of the top stories on the United Nations News Centre on 10 March 2011: Somalia: Security Council calls on world to step up supplies for African peace force UN rights chief denounces violence against journalists by Libyan…

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Côte d’Ivoire update

Security Council Report has published an Update Report on Côte d’Ivoire The Council is expected to adopt a resolution in the coming days to approve troop reinforcement for the peacekeeping mission in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) to enable the mission to…

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What happened to all those red hands?

The first batch of red hands and letters has been delivered. Over 800 red hands were created by participants in the Presbyterian Youth Triennium, They had the simple message: children should be children, not soldiers. Participants wrote some 200 letters…

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