Daily Archives: August 30, 2017

Security Council Underlines Anti-Terrorism, Sanctions, as It Concludes Work for August

Contributing to the fight against terrorism and applying sanctions when needed were among tasks taken during August, Security Council President Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta (Egypt) told members of the 15-nation body in a monthly wrap-up meeting …

Security Council renews mandate of UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon

30 August 2017 &#150 The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Lebanon for one year.

In a unanimously adopted resolution, the 15-member body requested the Secretary-General to …

Remarks by President Trump on Tax Reform | Springfield, MO

Loren Cook Compan
Springfield, Missouri

1:41 P.M. CDT

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you very much. It’s so nice. And we appreciate it. And all of the people outside that …

UN agriculture chief says Uganda 'leading example' of sustainable refugee response

30 August 2017 &#150 The head of the United Nations agriculture agency today called for greater funding for a sustainable response to the refugee crisis in Uganda, as he concluded a visit to the country’s …

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is Just Doing His Job

Prince Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein is the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. As such, it is his job to call out human rights abuses and threats to human rights around the world. Just …