Daily Archives: May 5, 2017

Press Releases: Remarks at the Foreign Affairs Day Memorial Plaque Ceremony

SECRETARY TILLERSON: Thank you, Barbara. I also want to thank our Armed Forces Color Guard for the presentation of the color, and obviously, for their service to our country.

And I would say I was …

UN migration agency transports hundreds of South Sudanese refugees from border into Ethiopia

5 May 2017 &#150 The United Nations migration agency has begun transferring South Sudanese refugees from Ethiopia’s Pagak border entry point in Gambella to the Gore-Shembola refugee camp in Benishangul Gumuz Regional States &#8211 approximately …

Efforts to impeach Nepalese Chief Justice 'an assault on human rights' – UN rights chief

5 May 2017 &#150 Raising alarm over moves to impeach the Chief Justice of Nepal &#8211 who has been instrumental in a number of high-profile and politically sensitive decisions &#8211 the United Nations High Commissioner …

MASE Programme, a Regional response to maritime insecurity

Mauritius, 12th April 2017 – “The recent events [with three acts of piracy off the Somali coasts after five years of calm], reminded us that maritime insecurity remains a major challenge in the Western Indian …

Speakers Argue against Proposed Cuts to Missions in Sudan, Somalia, as Fifth Committee Examines 2017/18 Budget Outlines for Peacekeeping Operations

Speakers today emphasized the need to give the United Nations Interim Force for Abyei (UNISFA) and the United Nations Support Office in Somalia the resources they needed to fulfil their mandates, as the Fifth Committee …