Daily Archives: September 26, 2017

Global ‘learning crisis’ threatens future of millions young students – World Bank report

26 September 2017 &#150 Schooling without learning is a terrible waste of precious resources and of human potential, the World Bank said today, warning in a new report that millions of young students in low …

Warring parties in South Sudan show ‘little interest’ in pushing peace process forward – UN envoy

26 September 2017 &#150 A window of opportunity for compromise over the 2015 peace agreement by warring parties in South Sudan is narrow, the United Nations envoy for the country said today, stressing the urgency …

South Sudan Peace Accord Disrupted, Special Representative Tells Security Council, Urging Action to Address World’s Fastest-Growing Humanitarian Crisis

It’s Not Government Policy to Obstruct Mandate of Peacekeeping Mission, nor Hinder Aid Delivery, Says Permanent Representative

Despite initial progress, implementation of the peace accord in South Sudan had been disrupted, the senior United Nations …

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.

**Nuclear Weapons

Today is the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.  In his remarks

Warring parties in South Sudan show ‘little interest’ pushing peace process forward, UN envoy warns

26 September 2017 &#150 A window of opportunity for compromise over the 2015 peace agreement by warring parties in South Sudan is narrow, the United Nations envoy for the country said today, stressing the urgency …