Daily Archives: September 27, 2017

General Assembly: plenary

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

Opening Remarks

MIROSLAV LAJČÁK (Slovakia), President of the General Assembly, said the will to fight human trafficking must be …

North Africa set to adopt 5-year plan to boost youth employment – UN labour agency

27 September 2017 &#150 With a youth unemployment rate at 28.8 per cent – twice the global average – countries in North Africa need to adopt a broader, more concerted response to tackle the crisis, …

Detailing New Global Security Framework, civil Aviation Chief Tells Security Council Success Hinges on Sustained Political Will, Sharing Information

Emerging Terrorist Threats, Rapid Technological Change Will Compel States to Improve Practices, Says Chair of Counter-terrorism Committee

Inputs from Governments and industry had greatly benefited the development of the new Global Aviation Security Plan, although its …

Press Gaggle by President Trump

South Lawn

12:44 P.M. EDT

Q (Inaudible.)

THE PRESIDENT: Well, we have a man who is going to be a great senator, and I’m very happy with that. I spoke to him last night. I …

Stronger Support Needed for Human Trafficking Victims, Secretary-General Tells High-Level General Assembly Meeting, Stressing Survivor-Centred Approach

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the appraisal of the United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons, in New York today:…