Monthly Archives: November 2016

Secretary-General’s Proposal Inadequate, Speakers Say as Fifth Committee Examines Suggested Budget for Realizing Sustainable Development Agenda

Delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) criticized the United Nations Secretary-General today for what they viewed as his failure to present a comprehensive budget proposal to support implementation of the Organization’s ambitious Sustainable …

Mtumodzi Arrested for Breach of Peace, Taken Ill

Former presidential secretary Chikumbutso Mtumodzi was taken ill and admitted to City Centre Private Clinic in Lilongwe shortly after his arrested in the Malawi capital on Wednesday afternoon.

A senior police official confirmed to Zodiak

Written question – Explosions at the BASF factory in Ludwigshafen – E-007823/2016

On 17 October 2016 there were two explosions in two chemical facilities belonging to the BASF plant, south of Frankfurt in Germany. At present, two people have died, two are missing and six have been …

Africa: Human Rights Conditions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo


Testimony

Thomas Perriello

Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa 

Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission
Washington, DC
November 29, 2016


Thank you to the Co-Chairs of this Commission, James McGovern and Joseph Pitts, for

Africa: Human Rights Conditions in Democratic Republic of the Congo


Testimony

Tom Malinowski

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission
Washington, DC
November 29, 2016


Thank you Chairman McGovern for your continued leadership and that of the Commission