Daily Archives: August 7, 2017

Africa: U.S. Delegation at 2017 AGOA Forum in Togo

Senior Bureau Official for African Affairs Peter Barlerin will travel to Togo from August 7 – August 10 as part of the delegation led by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to attend the 2017 African …

Africa: U.S. Delegation at 2017 AGOA Forum in Togo


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Office of the Spokesperson

Washington, DC
August 7, 2017


Senior Bureau Official for African Affairs Peter Barlerin will travel to Togo from August 7 – August 10 as part of the delegation led

UN chief urges Venezuelans to ease tensions and engage in negotiations

7 August 2017 &#150 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is closely following recent developments in Venezuela, his Spokesperson told reporters today.

&#8220In this critical moment for the future of the country, he urges all Venezuelans …

UN migration chief visits Nigeria&#39s northeast; new fund allocates $10.5 million

1 August 2017 &#150 The United Nations has scaled up its efforts to tackle the humanitarian crisis in northeast Nigeria, through a visit by its top migration official and the allocation of $10.5 million from …

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Members of the UN Security Council visited Colombia earlier this year.  File Photo: UN Mission in Colombia

UN Mission in Colombia ambushed, one police officer injured

The UN Mission in