Daily Archives: May 26, 2017

Concluding First Week of Resumed Session, Non-Governmental Organizations Committee Postpones Action on 4 Groups Seeking Special Consultative Status

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today deferred action on the applications of four entities seeking special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council.

The Committee also postponed consideration of three organizations whose applications for …

Kosovo: UN to create trust fund, following panel report on alleged rights violations by peacekeeping mission

26 May 2017 &#150 Taking into account an expert panel report on alleged human rights violations by the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Kosovo, the Secretary-General has decided to establish a Trust Fund to implement …

Secretary-General to Establish Trust Fund for Displaced Roma, Askhali, Egpytian Communities in Northern Kosovo, Following Human Rights Panel Findings

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General would like to reiterate his appreciation for the valuable work of the Human Rights Advisory Panel, which examined alleged …

Remarks by the Vice President at the US Naval Academy Commencement Ceremony

United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, Maryland 

10:30 A.M. EDT

THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Vice Admiral Carter, Acting Secretary Stackley, Admiral Richardson, General Walsh, all the members of the faculty, the Brigade of Midshipmen, to all the …

Some 10,000 people fleeing west Mosul every day, UN migration agency warns

26 May 2017 &#150 Citing Iraqi Government figures, the United Nations migration agency today warned that the number of people fleeing West Mosul is soaring &#8211 on 18 May, hitting a peak when some 16,100 …