Daily Archives: August 3, 2017

In South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief pledges support to displaced civilians in Malakal

3 August 2017 &#150 Having witnessed first-hand various security challenges and humanitarian efforts in South Sudan, the United Nations peacekeeping chief has wrapped up his three-day mission to the country, which included a visit to …

UN sanctions 'formidable instrument for global peace and security,' Security Council told

3 August 2017 &#150 United Nations Security Council sanctions are &#8220a formidable instrument for global peace and security,&#8221 a senior UN political official said today, stressing that these measures, when implemented effectively, can contribute to …

Department Press Briefings : Department Press Briefing – August 3, 2017

2:45 p.m. EDT

MS NAUERT: Hi, everybody.

QUESTION: Good afternoon.

QUESTION: Hello.

MS NAUERT: Hi, welcome. So this is your first briefing at the State Department, right? I hope you enjoy it.

QUESTION: I’m sure …

Full Support of Member States Key to Effective Sanctions Regimes, Assistant Secretary-General Tells Security Council

Effective implementation of sanctions required support from all Member States, the Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs told the Security Council today, emphasizing that when used effectively, they should lead to comprehensive political strategies for preventing …

UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan peace process, mental health in Somalia and Sudan’s child soldiers

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Jean-Pierre Lacroix on Tuesday kicked off his visit to South Sudan. Photo: UNMISS

Engagement of regional countries “good thing” for South Sudan peace process

The engagement of countries in eastern …