Daily Archives: July 14, 2017

2030 Agenda’s Integrated Nature Represents Opportunity to Increase Efficiency, Scale of Future Development, Speakers Tell High-Level Political Forum

The interlinking nature of the Sustainable Development Goals represented an important opportunity to increase the efficiency, effectiveness and scale of future development efforts, speakers said today, as the Economic and Social Council wrapped up the …

East Asia and the Pacific: Sixth U.S.-Thailand Strategic Dialogue

Senior delegations representing the United States and Thailand met on July 14, 2017, in Washington, D.C., at the Department of State for the sixth U.S.-Thailand Strategic Dialogue. Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian …

Press Releases: The United States and Togo To Co-Host the 2017 AGOA Forum in Lomé, Togo

The United States and Togo will co-host the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in Lomé, Togo August 8-10. The Forum will bring together senior government officials from the United States and 38 Sub-Saharan …

News in Brief 14 July 2017 (PM)

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A bird’s eye view of Jerusalem. Photo: UN Photo/ Rick Bajornas

UN chief condemns deadly shooting at Old City of Jerusalem

A deadly attack in the Old City of Jerusalem …

Mankind Must Turn Tide on Relationship with World’s Oceans as Well-Being of Both under Threat, Speakers Warn High-Level Political Forum

Building on the momentum of the recent United Nations Ocean Conference, speakers today warned that, with the well-being of the world’s oceans at risk, humankind must turn the tide on its relationship with water bodies …