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  • Striving for progress in the shadow of a civil war

    The conflict Sierra Leone’s civil war was a long and brutal affair.  In addition to rebels and military combatants, over 50,000 civilians died between 1991 and 2002, and numerous others were maimed and abused.  Formed out of discontent following the country’s independence in 1961, the rebel group Revolutionary United...
  • Opening Ceremony General Assembly

    69th General Assembly of the United Nations Kicks Off

    In New York, in the renovated hall of the General Assembly, the leaders of the 193 member countries are called to debate on main topics of the global agenda. Is this history in the making? The General Debate of the 69th regular session of the UN General Assembly started...