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Lobbyist brings down climate fund

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) was forced to scrap its flagship Team Energy Africa initiative, days before its launch at COP27, after being embarrassed over the invo...


Geopolitical divides take centre stage at the UN

New policy statements on Africa from Washington and Brussels are being measured against sluggish actions on debt and climate policy

Russia's war on Ukraine dominated the best attended UN General Assembly for years – much to the detriment of progress on preparations for the COP27 climate summit and a more ...


Rabat and Algiers cross swords over UN role

Western Sahara remains in limbo while the two states tussling over it step up guerrilla diplomacy

The latest skirmishes in the long-running struggle between Morocco and Algeria over Western Sahara have drawn in the UN as they exchange fire over allegations of impropriety by the...


Egypt adds to Minusma's misery

Egypt plans to withdraw its combat convoy units from the Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations unies pour la stabilisation au Mali (Minusma) UN peacekeeping force in Mal...


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Developing economies frustrated by failures on finance for loss and damage and ambiguities over the transition from coal and oil to green energy

Shortcomings in the Glasgow agreement will raise pressure on countries' and companies' commitments at Egypt's COP27 summit next year

African delegates to the UN Climate summit in Glasgow shared wider disappointments about the last minute weakening of the language on fossil fuels in the agreement on 13 November b...

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