Daily Archives: July 7, 2017

Human security approach ‘central’ to achieving sustainable development – UN officials

7 July 2017 &#150 United Nations officials today highlighted the benefits of a human security approach to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as tackle a range of other …

Conference to Negotiate Legally Binding Instrument Banning Nuclear Weapons Adopts Treaty by 122 Votes in Favour, 1 against, 1 Abstention

Nuclear Weapons, Always Immoral, Now Also Illegal, Declares Hiroshima Survivor as Disarmament Chief Urges, ‘Use Treaty Wisely’

To cheers and sustained applause, the Conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons completed …

Economic and Social Council Adopts Texts on Sustainable Development, HIV/AIDS, Population Concerns, ahead of High-Level Political Forum

Ahead of its High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development set to begin on Monday, the Economic and Social Council today adopted draft resolutions on sustainable development, HIV/AIDS and population and development, among other issues.

Acting …

News in Brief 7 July 2017 (PM)

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Children at an IDP camp in Kitchanga, North Kivu, DRC, await their meal. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe (file)

Hunger report shows US$1billion toll of malnutrition in DRC each year

A study …

Press Briefing on the President's Meetings at the G20 | July 7, 2017

PRESS BRIEFING
BY SECRETARY OF STATE TILLERSON
AND SECRETARY OF TREASURY MNUCHIN
ON THE PRESIDENT’S MEETINGS AT THE G20
 
Hamburg Messe
Hamburg, Germany

7:18 P.M. CET
 
SECRETARY MNUCHIN:  Hi, everybody.  I just want to highlight …