UN Seeks Fast Implementation of Darfur Peace Deal

The United Nations Security Council is seeking fast implementation of the framework peace agreement between the Sudanese government and the main rebel group in Darfur, Justice and Equality Movement, the Peninsula reports. The agency also urged other Darfur parties to engage in the ongoing peace-building process. Sudan and JEM signed the provisional deal in a Doha convention hosted by Qatar’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.