President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday that 120 troops and four helicopters will start in mid-October their mission in Mali in support of the UN effort to assist the Malian Government. "Romania participated and still participates in United Nations peacekeeping operations covering countries all over the world, from Afghanistan and Sudan to Georgia and Haiti, and now in Mali.
The multicultural festival World Experience, previously known as the Embassies' Festival will take place for the first time this year in Cluj-Napoca. Organised by the ESCU Association, the festival will be held between June 13 and 16, in several venues in Cluj-Napoca, such as the National Threatre, The Student's House and the Casino Urban Culture Centre.
Romania's permanent representative to the UN, Ambassador Ion Jinga, on Friday held a speech in the Security Council, in an open debate on "Maintaining International Peace and Security: Assessing the Impact of Natural Disasters Caused by Climate Changes on Peace and International Security," informs a press release sent to AGERPRES.
An earthquake has hit the Dominican Republic this morning sending stunned locals and tourists into a frenzy.
The tremor had a magnitude of 5.2 on the Richter scale with the epicentre reportedly near the town Guayubin on the island.
The United States Geological Survey registered the depth of the quake at 8.7 miles.
Head of the Romanian Gendarmerie Sebastian Cucos, participated in the UN Chiefs of Police Summit 2018 (UNCOPS II), in New York, June 20 and 21 June that discussed reasserting the central role that the UN Police plays in international peacekeeping.
The fatal shootings of four journalists and a sales staffer in Annapolis, Maryland, are the latest killings of news-industry workers. While journalists covering international conflicts often face significant risks, it's relatively rare for those working in the U.S. to be targeted. However, at least 17 other journalists in the U.S.
The current priority zero for the Permanent Mission of Romania to the UN is Romania's candidacy for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council in 2020-2021. '' Only 15 states are there, five of which are permanent members.
Oxfam said on Feb. 20 that it was investigating 26 new cases of sexual misconduct which had been reported since a scandal broke earlier this month over its handling of a 2011 case in Haiti.
Scandal-hit British charity Oxfam was reeling on Feb. 13 after fresh claims of sexual assault and cover-up in South Sudan, as Haiti’s president condemned the behavior of some of its staff in his country as “undignified and dishonest.”
Oxfam aid workers hired prostitutes in Haiti during a major relief effort on the earthquake-hit island, according to a UK newspaper report on Feb. 9 which prompted the charity to deny a cover-up.