Daily Archives: September 22, 2017

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Myanmar/Bangladesh

Just an update from Bangladesh:  the current movement of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar to Bangladesh is …

Algeria tells Assembly reformed UN necessary for dealing with world’s many crises

22 September 2017 &#150 Faced with the same backdrop year after year of unresolved old conflicts and new deadly outbreaks, climate change, impoverishment and under-development, the world has no alternative but to place its hopes …

Tunisia, at UN, calls for comprehensive response to global terrorism

22 September 2017 &#150 The threat of terrorism has forced Tunisia to double the budget of its military and security expenditures, Foreign Minister Khemais Jhinaoui told the United Nations General Assembly today, stressing that more …

Magdy Martínez-Solimán: Statement delivered at Partnerships for Inclusive Growth: Private sector investment in the SDGs

Sep 22, 2017

His Excellency Mr. Ahmet Yıldız, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, Distinguished Speakers, Colleagues and Friends,

The SDGs represent an unprecedented global consensus to align our efforts for the next 13 …

Press Releases: Briefing With Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Brett McGurk

MR GREENAN: Hi, everybody. Thank you all for coming today. As you know, the Secretary led a ministerial meeting this morning on the Global – for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS’s Small Group on …