Daily Archives: September 28, 2017

UN chief urges all parties to refrain from acts that could escalate tension in Cameroon

28 September 2017 &#150 Expressing “deep concern” over the deteriorating security situation in parts of Cameroon as well as heightened tensions related to planned events this Sunday, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called all parties …

Deeply Concerned about Cameroon Situation, Secretary-General Urges All Parties to Refrain from Actions that Could Escalate Tensions, Violence

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28 September 2017

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General is deeply concerned about the situation in Cameroon, including with regard to the recent security

Lake Chad Basin: Vulnerable people ‘a step away from starvation,’ says UN aid chief

28 September 2017 &#150 The scale up of international assistance to the Lake Chad Basin this year has averted a famine in north-east Nigeria, even though millions of people are still suffering, according to the …

Approving New Agenda, Disarmament Committee Will Address Current Arms Control Landscape, Conventional Weapons, Nuclear Bombs

The First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) met today for a brief organizational meeting to elect its Chair and adopt its agenda and work programme for the seventy‑second session of the General Assembly.

Following a …

General Assembly: plenary

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

Statements

COURTENAY RATTRAY (Jamaica) said there was a mutually reinforcing relationship between the efforts made to implement …