Daily Archives: September 23, 2017

Talk of African renaissance ‘misplaced and premature,’ Eritrea tells UN Assembly

23 September 2017 &#150 Africa remains the most marginalized of all continents, and therefore talk of an ‘African Renaissance’ and of ‘fastest growing economies’ is misplaced and premature, Eritrea’s top foreign affairs official told the …

In a globalized world, ‘we must live in each other’s shelter, not shadow,’ Ireland tells UN

23 September 2017 &#150 Expressing his faith in the United Nations and its commitment to responding to challenges such as the disasters presently plaguing Latin America and the Caribbean, Denis Naughton, Minister for Environment of …

Annual Treaty Event Advances Multilateral Instruments, Including First Legally Binding Instrument Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons

On the side-lines of the seventy-second general debate at United Nations Headquarters, 71 Member States and two Observer States undertook a total of 98 treaty actions in a four-day event that ended today.

Participants in …

In UN address, South Sudan urges balanced approach to peace, development

23 September 2017 &#150 Addressing the United Nations General Assembly’s high-level debate, the First Vice-President of South Sudan called for incentivising peace and stability by shifting the focus to development and long-term projects.


“We …

General Assembly: general debate

Note:  A complete summary of today’s General Assembly meetings will be made available after their conclusion.

Statements

JOSEPH KABILA KABANGE, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, said that, for the past year, …