Zimbabwe, Namibia Vote Against UN Motion to 'Safeguard Humanity'
Namibia and Zimbabwe are among the 21 countries that voted against the inclusion on the UN agenda of measures meant to compel countries to draw up measures on how to strengthen adherence to international humanitarian and human rights law, and end impunity for mass atrocities.
Namibian, 20 September 2017
International relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah yesterday said Namibia did not vote against the anti-genocide motion last Friday at the United Nations, but against the… Read more »
Zimbabwe: President Mugabe Joins UN Debate
The Herald, 19 September 2017
President Mugabe will join other Heads of State and Government as the General Debate to the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly officially opens today. The President, who is… Read more »
Namibian, 18 September 2017
Namibia yesterday voted against the inclusion on the UN agenda of a motion meant to compel countries to uphold the principles and norms that safeguard humanity. Read more »
Namibian President Hage Geingob and Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 19 September 2017
Calls for greater urgency to push goals forward Read more »
UN News, 11 September 2017
The United Nations General Assembly today closed its 71st session with a focus on sustainable development, as outgoing president Peter Thomson handed over the gavel to his… Read more »
Monitor, 18 September 2017
President Museveni has said Uganda supports U.S president Donald Trump's political declaration on UN reforms which aim at creating a more lean and efficient institution. Read more »
The U.S. embassy has reportedly queried the inclusion of President Robert Mugabe's family members as part of over 70 delegates, Mugabe is taking to the United Nations summit ... Read more »