UN Agrees to Cut Peacekeeping Budget, a Reduction US Sought - U.S. News & World Report

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has agreed to a significant cut in the budget for the United Nations' far-flung peacekeeping missions, a reduction the Trump administration fought hard to achieve though it wanted an even larger ...

Sudan says UN troops cut shows Darfur a 'closed chapter' - Business Standard

The 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. The council on Thursday unanimously adopted a ted resolution that will reduce the number of ...

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

Washington (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 ...

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

Washington, 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 ...

UN approves US$600 million budget cut to peacekeeping - Channel NewsAsia

The United Nations has about 95,000 peacekeepers serving in its missions worldwide. They include these Ethiopian troops patrolling the Abyei Administrative Area, a disputed territory between Sudan and South Sudan, in December last year. (Photo: ...

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

Helmet 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 ...

Nikki Haley Channels her inner Hillary Clinton - HuffPost

Donald Trump nominated Nikki Haley as the administration's ambassador to the United Nations. She seems to have mistaken the signal. She thinks she's the Nikki Haley ambassador to the U.N. Or maybe Hillary Clinton's. Trump has repeatedly reminded ...

UN downsizes peacekeepers in Sudan's Darfur - Deutsche Welle

The 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).

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

On 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 ...

Nikki Haley celebrates cuts to UN peacekeeping budget - MSNBC

The 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 ...

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

The 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.

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

US 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 ...

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

New 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 ...

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

The 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.

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

A 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.

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

June 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 ...

US Squeezes UN Budget For Peacekeepers - malaysiandigest.com

UNITED 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 ...

UN to reduce peacekeepers in Darfur region of Sudan - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

NEW YORK — The United Nations Security Council on Thursday approved a major reduction of peacekeepers in Darfur, the vast region of Sudan where violence continues against civilians, according to human rights groups, and millions remain displaced ...

Under US pressure, United Nations agrees deep cuts to peacekeeping - ClickLancashire

United Nations member nations agreed on a $7.3 billion annual budget for its peacekeeping efforts Wednesday, saving the USA millions of dollars and eliciting an excited response from US ambassador Nikki Haley. UN Security Council has agreed to a major ...

UN Security Council Approves Sharp Cuts in Darfur Peacekeeping - Voice of America

The 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 ...