Daily Archives: May 11, 2017

Press Releases: U.S.-India Maritime Security Dialogue

The second round of the U.S.-India Maritime Security Dialogue (MSD) was held May 9-10, 2017 at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. The MSD is a unique bilateral forum that brings together civilian …

Speakers Concerned by Negative Impact of Unpaid Dues on Peacekeeping Efficiency, as Budget Committee Discusses United Nations Financial Situation

Concerned by the high level of overdue payments for peacekeeping operations, speakers in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today called on Member States to meet their financial obligations to the United Nations promptly so …

Chairs of Security Council Subsidiary Bodies Brief on Anti-terrorism Efforts, Non-proliferation of Weapons to Non-State Actors

The Chairs of three terrorism-related Security Council subsidiary bodies briefed members today, reporting on the activities of the Committees concerning counter-terrorism, Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh), Al-Qaida and associated groups, and non-proliferation …

UN warns about increase in fighting in parts of South Sudan

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David Shearer (seated, left), head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), briefs the press in the capital Juba. Photo: UNMISS

The top UN official in South Sudan has …

Transformative Approach to Energy Makes All Sustainable Development Goals Possible, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Vienna Energy Forum

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Vienna Energy Forum today:

I am really pleased to be with you.

I was with many of you for the …