Daily Archives: August 2, 2017

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for August

The Security Council would consider peacekeeping operations — with a focus on peacebuilding and sustaining peace — during an open debate to be held on 29 August, Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta (Egypt), its President for August, …

Security Council Urges Greater Collective Effort to Prevent Terrorists from Acquiring Weapons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2370 (2017)

The Security Council today urged Member States to act cooperatively to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons and called upon them to counter threats posed by improvised explosive devices and to become party to related international …

Eight Nominations and One Withdrawal Sent to the Senate Today

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Daniel M. Gade, of North Dakota, to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2021, vice Constance S. Barker, term expired.

Melissa …

In South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says regional engagement 'good thing' for peace process

2 August 2017 &#150 The United Nations peacekeeping chief said today the involvement of eastern African countries in revitalizing the peace process in South Sudan was among the main topics he discussed with that nation’s …

Nova Scotia teen suicides: Mental-health expert delivers recommendations

  • Nova Scotia teen suicides: Mental-health expert delivers recommendations
  • Brian Mulroney's daughter seeking Ontario PC nomination