Latest Sierra Leone News

Australia Welcomes UNSC Ceasefire Resolution
The defence force is allowing foreign recruits. Will soldiers be willing to die for a country they’ve only lived in for a year?
Hunger Hotspots Report: famine looms in Gaza while risk of starvation persists in Sudan, Haiti, Mali, and South Sudan
Shipment of newest malaria vaccine, R21, to Central African Republic marks latest milestone for child survival
Mayor Welcomes Australia’s Newest Citizens
Statement following the Thirty-eighth Meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee for Polio
Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Concludes Seventy-Fifth Session after Adopting Concluding Observations on Reports of Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Mauritania, Romania and Sweden
Reasonable Grounds to Believe Sudanese, Opposition Forces Committing Atrocity Crimes in Darfur, International Criminal Court Prosecutor Tells Security Council
WA immigration detention centre detainee charged over alleged assault
United Nations Not in Position to Verify Reports as Moscow, Kyiv Separately Investigate 24 January Russian Military Plane Crash, Political Chief Tells Security Council
Briefing Security Council, Special Representative in Colombia Stresses Importance of Implementing Peace Agreement, Continuing Dialogue with Armed Actors
Adopting Resolution 2722 (2024) with 11 Votes in Favour, 1 Against, Security Council Demands Houthis Immediately Stop Attacks on Merchant, Commercial Vessels…
Half a million net migration shows Government totally lost control
Shipments to African countries herald final steps toward broader vaccination against malaria: Gavi, WHO and UNICEF
Message by the Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals at WHO – October 2023
Counter ransom initiative statement
New FAO report calls for action to bridge ‘green social divide’ in cities
40 million girls set to face double blow of climate change and child marriage by 2050
Immediate action is needed to get Africa on track with global goals
Girl and young women activists in Australia and across the world fear for safety, making gains at huge personal cost – new report
UNITAR celebrates 60 years of enabling positive change
Call for Applications: Developing Essential Digital Skills for Women and Youth in Africa
Message by the Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals at WHO – July 2023
Committee against Torture Adopts Reports on Follow-up to Concluding Observations, Individual Communications and Reprisals
Human Rights Council Adopts Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Republic of Korea, Switzerland and Zambia
Human Rights Council Adopts Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Peru, Guatemala and Benin
Human Rights Council Adopts Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Czech Republic, Argentina, Gabon and Ghana
18 million doses of first-ever malaria vaccine allocated to 12 African countries for 2023-2025: Gavi, WHO and UNICEF
the Environment is Dying and the Right to Food is Comprehensively Threatened by Climate Change – the World Demands Action Now: High…
High Commissioner for Human Rights Calls on States and the Council to Pledge to Take Concrete and Transformative Action to Tackle Gender-based…
Small Island Developing States, Least Developed Countries and Landlocked Developing Countries issue call for action to accelerate agrifood systems transformation and collectively build resilience
Working Group Underscores Exigent Need for Capacity Building to Advance the Implementation of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, and…
the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression is a Catalyst and Ingredient of Sustainable Development: Special Rapporteur to the Human Rights Council
Restoring Sight in Patients at Home and Abroad
Sierra Leone, FAO and Viet Nam sign new agreement to develop the rice sector in the African country
WHO announces winners of the 4th Health for All Film Festival
Enhancing capacities for respiratory disease surveillance in Africa: WHO GISRS conducts training for genetic characterization of influenza and SARS CoV-2
World No Tobacco Day 2023 awards – winners
Statement of the thirty-fifth Polio IHR Emergency Committee
Ground-breaking data platform plays key role in tackling acute food insecurity in food crises
Committee against Torture Discusses Reports on Follow-up to Concluding Observations, Individual Communications, and Reprisals
Motherland African Festival to excite Liverpool
UN special programme for research on sexual and reproductive health celebrates 50 years
UN Human Rights Chief designates William O’Neill as expert on human rights in Haiti
Human Rights Council Hears that there are Reasonable Grounds to Believe that Crimes against Humanity have been Committed against Libyans and Migrants…
Human Rights Council Discusses the Situation of Children in the Central African Republic and Strengthening Institutional Capacities in South Sudan
Human Rights Council Hears that the Security Situation in Mali is Very Concerning, and that Severe Violations of Human Rights Have Become…