Monthly Archives: October 2017


A regional course in Monetary and Financial Statistics is underway in Accra.

The course is intended to prepare participants for the compilation of monetary statistics covering the Central Banks, Depository Corporations, and Other Depository Corporations’ …

Concluding General Debate on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Fourth Committee Approves 3 Draft Resolutions, 1 Decision

The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) approved four draft resolutions and a draft decision today, concluding its general debate on international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space.

By a recorded vote of …

Department Press Briefings : Department Press Briefing – October 17, 2017

2:47 p.m. EDT

MS NAUERT: Hi, everyone. Good afternoon. How are you?


QUESTION: Doing good.

MS NAUERT: Getting a little bit of a late start today as we welcomed the Greeks and the …

Delegates Call for Heightened Commitment to Official Development Assistance, as Second Committee Debates Groups of Countries in Special Situations

Speakers stressed the need to increase official development assistance (ODA), build infrastructure, widen export bases and stimulate trade in least developed and landlocked developing countries, as the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) took up groups …

Preventive Measures, Accessible Remedies Required to Address Myriad Human Rights Violations, Experts Tell Third Committee During Interactive Dialogues

Experts stressed the need for preventive measures and accessible remedies to mitigate wide‑ranging challenges to human rights, the Sustainable Development Goals and global stability, as the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) held a series …