Sérgio Vieira de Mello http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31135/all en South Sudan bishop wins UN peace prize http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/south-sudan-bishop-wins-un-peace-prize <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A bishop from South Sudan was Thursday named winner of a UN peace prize in recognition of his efforts to build trust among warring communities in the conflict-torn region.</p> <p>Bishop Emeritus Paride Taban won the 2013 Sergio Vieira de Mello Prize for his work at the Holy Trinity Peace Village in Kuron, in the east of South Sudan.</p> <p>Set up in 2005, the village brings together people from different tribes and faiths who have been in conflict for years over cattle rustling.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/south-sudan-bishop-wins-un-peace-prize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Paride Taban Religion Sérgio Vieira de Mello Taban United Nations War AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 18:45:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749252 at http://www.globalpost.com UN failed to properly probe Baghdad bombing: de Mello partner http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130819/un-failed-properly-probe-baghdad-bombing-de-mello-partner <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The United Nations has failed to properly investigate the devastating truck bombing that destroyed the UN mission in Baghdad 10 years ago and killed envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello, his former partner charged Monday.</p> <p>"Given the unprecedented and serious nature of the attack, what one might have hoped for was to investigate and promote activities to shed light on it," said Carolina Larriera, de Mello's colleague and lover.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130819/un-failed-properly-probe-baghdad-bombing-de-mello-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carolina Larriera Iraq–United States relations Occupation of Iraq Sérgio Vieira de Mello War AFP Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:31:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5912989 at http://www.globalpost.com UN failed to properly probe Baghdad bombing: de Mello partner http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130819/un-failed-properly-probe-baghdad-bombing-de-mello-partner-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The United Nations has failed to properly investigate the devastating truck bombing that destroyed the UN mission in Baghdad 10 years ago and killed envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello, his former partner charged Monday.</p> <p>"Given the unprecedented and serious nature of the attack, what one might have hoped for was to investigate and promote activities to shed light on it," said Carolina Larriera, de Mello's colleague and lover.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130819/un-failed-properly-probe-baghdad-bombing-de-mello-partner-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carolina Larriera Iraq–United States relations Occupation of Iraq Sérgio Vieira de Mello United Nations War AFP Mon, 19 Aug 2013 23:51:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5913285 at http://www.globalpost.com