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Sudan says UN troops cut shows Darfur a 'closed chapter' - Daily Mail;

Sudan says UN troops cut shows Darfur a 'closed chapter' - Daily Mail

Daily MailSudan says UN troops cut shows Darfur a 'closed chapter'Daily MailThe UN Security Council's decision to cut peacekeepers in Darfur shows the conflict in Sudan's war-torn region is a "closed chapter", the foreign ministry said on Friday. The council on Thursday unanimously adopted a ted resolution that will reduce the ...and more »

Haley uses Trump cuts as

Haley uses Trump cuts as "leverage" at UN - CNN

CNNHaley uses Trump cuts as "leverage" at UNCNNWashington (CNN) US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley received mixed reviews this week after cheering cuts to the UN's peacekeeping budget and leading efforts to dramatically reduce the organization's long-standing presence in Sudan's ...and more »

UN approves deep cut to peacekeeping budget - Nikkei Asian Review

UN approves deep cut to peacekeeping budgetNikkei Asian ReviewUNITED NATIONS -- The U.N. adopted a new budget for peacekeeping operations Friday, slashing the 2016-17 figure of $7.87 billion down to about $7.3 billion for the upcoming year, a win for U.S. efforts to slash spending at the international organization.and more »

UN Security Council Votes to Drawdown Darfur Peacekeeping Operation, Experts Say Decision “Flawed” - South Sudan News Agency;

UN Security Council Votes to Drawdown Darfur Peacekeeping Operation, Experts Say Decision “Flawed” - South Sudan News Agency

South Sudan News AgencyUN Security Council Votes to Drawdown Darfur Peacekeeping Operation, Experts Say Decision “Flawed”South Sudan News AgencyWashington, DC, June 29, 2017 — Today the U.N. Security Council voted to decimate the capacity of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) based on a strategic review conducted by the United Nations. Enough Project experts are available for ...and more »

UN Peacekeeping Budget to Be Cut by $600 Million - Prensa Latina

UN Peacekeeping Budget to Be Cut by $600 MillionPrensa Latina30 de junio de 2017, 15:21United Nations, June 30 (Prensa Latina) The UN General Assembly has passed today a $600 million cut from peacekeeping budget. In the early hours of Wednesday, the 193-member UN budget committee agreed on $7.3 billion to ...and more »

UN approves $800 million budget cut to peacekeeping - The Straits Times;

UN approves $800 million budget cut to peacekeeping - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesUN approves $800 million budget cut to peacekeepingThe Straits TimesUNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) – The United Nations on Friday (June 30) approved a nearly US$600 million (S$800 million) cut to its peacekeeping budget following pressure from the United States to reduce funding to the world body. The General ...and more »

UN approves $600 mn budget cut to peacekeeping - The Daily Star;

UN approves $600 mn budget cut to peacekeeping - The Daily Star

The Daily StarUN approves $600 mn budget cut to peacekeepingThe Daily StarUNITED NATIONS, United States: The United Nations Friday approved a nearly $600 million cut to its peacekeeping budget following pressure from the United States to reduce funding to the world body. The General Assembly approved by consensus the ...and more »

Nikki Haley channels Hillary Clinton - Washington Times;

Nikki Haley channels Hillary Clinton - Washington Times

Washington TimesNikki Haley channels Hillary ClintonWashington TimesU.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said that President Trump's tough stand on reform at the U.N. is working as countries can longer take American help for granted. (Associated Press) more >. Print. By Bruce Fein - - Friday, June 30, 2017.and more »

Nikki Haley claims credit for already planned cuts to UN peacekeeping budget - Humanosphere;

Nikki Haley claims credit for already planned cuts to UN peacekeeping budget - Humanosphere

HumanosphereNikki Haley claims credit for already planned cuts to UN peacekeeping budgetHumanosphereHelmet and flack jackets of the members of the 1 parachute battalion of the South African contingent of the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Credit: UN Photo/Marie Frechon/flickr). U.S. Ambassador to the U.N ...and more »

UN downsizes peacekeepers in Sudan's Darfur - Deutsche Welle;

UN downsizes peacekeepers in Sudan's Darfur - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleUN downsizes peacekeepers in Sudan's DarfurDeutsche WelleThe UN Security Council has agreed to reduce the number peacekeepers in Sudan's war-torn region of Darfur after US pressure led to a $600 million cut in the UN budget for peace operations. UN Mission UNAMID (picture-alliance/dpa/A. G. Farran).and more »

The UN's Peackeeping Budget is Shrinking. Is that a good thing? - UN Dispatch;

The UN's Peackeeping Budget is Shrinking. Is that a good thing? - UN Dispatch

UN DispatchThe UN's Peackeeping Budget is Shrinking. Is that a good thing?UN DispatchOn Wednesday evening, Nikki Haley touted a nearly $600 million cut to the UN Peacekeeping budget, boasting this as a win for the United States. “Just 5 months into our time here, we've cut over half a billion $$$ from the UN peacekeeping budget & we're ...and more »

Nikki Haley celebrates cuts to UN peacekeeping budget - MSNBC;

Nikki Haley celebrates cuts to UN peacekeeping budget - MSNBC

MSNBCNikki Haley celebrates cuts to UN peacekeeping budgetMSNBCThe United Nation's efforts to prevent violence took a regressive turn this week with a budget cut the Trump administration celebrated. The Daily Beast reported: The United Nations has tentatively agreed to cut nearly $600 million from its peacekeeping ...and more »

UN approves cut on troops in Sudan's Darfur - africanews;

UN approves cut on troops in Sudan's Darfur - africanews

africanewsUN approves cut on troops in Sudan's DarfurafricanewsThe United Nations Security Council on Thursday approved a phased drawdown of peacekeepers in Sudan's Darfur region that could almost halve the number of troops over the next year if conditions are conducive and the government is cooperative.and more »

US pushes cuts for UN peacekeeping budget – just the beginning, says US ambassador - Ottawa Citizen;

US pushes cuts for UN peacekeeping budget – just the beginning, says US ambassador - Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa CitizenUS pushes cuts for UN peacekeeping budget – just the beginning, says US ambassadorOttawa CitizenUS Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley celebrated the cuts on Twitter. “Just 5 months into our time here, we've cut over half a billion $$$ from the UN peacekeeping budget & we're only getting started,” she tweeted. The Trump administration ...and more »

Sudan: UN Decides to Downsize Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur - AllAfrica.com

Sudan: UN Decides to Downsize Peacekeeping Mission in DarfurAllAfrica.comNew York — On Thursday, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) approved a major reduction of peacekeepers in Darfur. The UNSC renewed the mandate of Unamid until 30 June next year, and will restructure the mission "in two six-month phases ...and more »

Under US pressure, United Nations agrees on deep cuts to peacekeeping - Newburgh Gazette;

Under US pressure, United Nations agrees on deep cuts to peacekeeping - Newburgh Gazette

Newburgh GazetteUnder US pressure, United Nations agrees on deep cuts to peacekeepingNewburgh GazetteThe UN has agreed on 7.3 billion dollars to fund 13 peacekeeping missions and a logistics support office, diplomats said. The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to cut the peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur region by almost 30 percent.and more »

UN agrees to draw down Darfur peacekeeping forceUN agrees to draw down Darfur peacekeeping force - Daily Nation;

UN agrees to draw down Darfur peacekeeping forceUN agrees to draw down Darfur peacekeeping force - Daily Nation

Daily NationUN agrees to draw down Darfur peacekeeping forceUN agrees to draw down Darfur peacekeeping forceDaily NationA Sudanese boy rides a donkey past a UN-African Union mission in Darfur armoured vehicle in the war-torn town of Golo in central Darfur on June 19, 2017. PHOTO | ASHRAF SHAZLY | AFP. Advertisement. By AFP More by this Author. UNITED NATIONS.and more »

UN Security Council Approves Sharp Cuts in Darfur Peacekeeping - New Delhi Times;

UN Security Council Approves Sharp Cuts in Darfur Peacekeeping - New Delhi Times

New Delhi TimesUN Security Council Approves Sharp Cuts in Darfur PeacekeepingNew Delhi TimesThe U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to cut the peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur region by nearly 30 percent. The British-sponsored resolution was sparked by the evolving security situation in Darfur and U.S. pressure on the U.N ...and more »

Security Council endorses UNAMID cuts, says peace in Darfur is needed for exit - Sudan Tribune

Security Council endorses UNAMID cuts, says peace in Darfur is needed for exitSudan TribuneJune 29, 2017 (WASHINGTON) - As it was announced in the decision of the African Union earlier this month, the UN Security Council Thursday reduced the peacekeepers deployed in Darfur region. But it stressed that the end of the hybrid mission can only ...and more »

US Squeezes UN Budget For Peacekeepers - malaysiandigest.com

US Squeezes UN Budget For Peacekeepersmalaysiandigest.comUNITED NATIONS -- Though it was not surprising for many insiders at the United Nations (UN), who had envisaged that the US administration of President Donald Trump was going to squeeze its contributions to the overall UN budget, it was officially ...and more »