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  • 06 Jun 2008 - New York, 30 January: The Security Council voted today for a six-month extension of the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE). The Council unanimously adopted a resolution...
  • 06 Jun 2008 - New York, 25 January: Fuel restrictions imposed by Eritrea on the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) are paralyzing the work of the mission, a UN official warned today. Mr. Azouz Ennifar, UNMEE's acting head, told journalists after briefing the Security...
  • 06 Jun 2008 - New York, 21 December: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon flew 125,000 miles and made 57 official visits to more than 120 separate cities and locations in 39 countries or territories during his first 12 months in office. His travels in 2007 covered six continents and included...
  • 06 Jun 2008 - New York, 7 April: Four options for the future of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) were presented to the Security Council in a special report of Secretary-General Ban...
  • 06 Jun 2008 -
    New York, 22 April – Following a closed Security Council meeting today, the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Marie Guéhenno, told reporters that Ethiopia and Eritrea are primarily responsible for settling their border dispute and must follow up on...
  • 06 Jun 2008 -
    New York, 30 April: The Security Council this evening expressed its readiness to assist Ethiopia and Eritrea to overcome the current stalemate concerning their borders. In a statement read out by Council...
  • 06 Jun 2008 - On 16 March 2007, the United Nations Mission in Eritrea and Ethiopia (UNMEE) received a communication from the Eritrean authorities informing the Mission of the Government's decision to request Mr. David Bax, Programme Manager of UNMEE-Mine Action Coordination Centre (MACC), to...
  • 06 Jun 2008 - Asmara, 4 April - The International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action was commemorated at a colorful event at the Expo site in Asmara, Eritrea's capital city today. The event was organized by the Eritrean Demining Agency and attended by the UNMEE Mine Action...
  • 06 Jun 2008 - New York, 30 July - The UN Security Council today, unanimously agreed to extend the mandate of UNMEE for another six months, to 31 January 2008. Against the backdrop of a continuing stalemate in the peace process, Resolution 1767 (2007) urged Ethiopia and Eritrea to "show...
  • 06 Jun 2008 - New York, 13 November: The Security Council today urged Ethiopia and Eritrea to implement without delay a 2002 ruling on the delimitation of their common border. The 15-member body stressed the need for a peaceful settlement and urged the parties to take concrete steps to...

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