Africa Map

African Press Agency

African Press Agency Logo
   

 Home
 Culture/Media/IT
 News
 Environment/Natural Resources
 Events
 Religion/Civilisation
 Business/Finance
 Global Conflicts/Terrorism
 Features
 Sports
 Science & Tech
 Economic & Social Development
 Energy/Mining
 Country Profile
 Useful Links
 Contact us

Economic

UN/SIERRA LEONEBack
[Published: Monday September 17 2012]

UN extends presence in Sierra Leone and calls for credible elections

New York, 17 Sep - (ANA) - The UN Security Council has extended until the end of March 2013 its mission assisting Sierra Leone with peacebuilding and long-term development and called on the electoratl to ensure that upcoming elections are held in a peaceful, inclusive and credible manner. The West African nation is scheduled to hold four elections, namely presidential, parliamentary, local council and mayoral, on 17 November – a crucial test for a country that is rebuilding after a vicious civil war that ended in 2002. In a unanimously adopted resolution, the Council extended the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL) and requested the mission, along with the UN country team and the international community, to provide assistance to the Government and its electoral, democratic and security institutions in the preparation and conduct of the polls. (ANA)

FA/ANA/17 September 2012----------

 


North South News website

Advertise banner

News icon UK/Defence
News icon Russia/START Treaty
News icon UN/Rohingya
News icon Chad/Human Rights
News icon Ethiopia/Eritrea
News icon
News icon Philippines/US/Russia
News icon US/Russia
News icon UK/Brexit
News icon India/Building collapse

AFRICAN PRESS AGENCY Copyright © 2005 - 2007