15 January 2008

  • The presidential conflict in Kenya may end up on the Security Council agenda, if current U.S. and African mediation runs out.

  • Initial preparations are underway for the NGO Conference to be held outside New York this year for the first time. UNESCO Paris expressed interest to help; further action is expected by the Department of Public Information in New York.

  • A post of U.N. Press Officer for Yemen has been announced. Candidates have been interviewed and a short-list is being drawn.