After almost 50 years of taking in hundreds of thousands of refugees from various neighbouring states, Cameroon is shedding its reputation as a generous refugee-hosting country. Since early 2015, the Cameroonian authorities have summarily deported at least 100 000 Nigerians living in …Read More
In a day filled with voting and contentious debate, the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today expressed itself on human rights defenders, migrants and the safety of journalists by approving 14 resolutions on those and other topics.
A …Read More
Representative of Kyrgyzstan Decries Text as Imbalanced, Proposes Amendments
The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) approved 11 draft resolutions today, ranging from the protection of human rights when countering terrorism, to safeguarding access to drinking water and sanitation, and creating …Read More
On 1 October 2017, the Ambazonia Governing Council (self-appointed in July 2017) declared the English-speaking regions in south-west and north-west Cameroon independent. This followed a year of protests, during which campaigners called for the return of the federal system in force between 1961 …Read More
Concluding its work for the main part of the seventy‑second session, the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) approved 10 draft resolutions today, of which 9 related to Israeli practices in the occupied Arab territories and the United Nations Relief and Works …Read More