Daily Archives: October 2, 2017

World must step up protection for refugees, do more to solve conflict – UN agency chief

2 October 2017 &#150 The global community is letting down millions of refugees and internally displaced people, and needs to renew efforts to prevent and resolve conflicts, focusing on protection and solutions, the head of …

States Must Reach across Aisles, Summon Political Will Needed to Reduce Arsenals, General Assembly President Tells First Committee

High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Says Progress Would Enable United Nations to Focus on Development, Humanitarian Assistance

Redoubled efforts to take concrete steps forward in all disarmament processes were needed to build upon progress achieved …

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, 10/2/2017, #18

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room

2:10 P.M. EDT

MS. SANDERS: Good afternoon. Our thoughts and prayers today are with the victims and survivors in Las Vegas, and with the people of Puerto Rico and …

General Assembly: Third Committee

Note: Full coverage of today’s meetings of the Third Committee will be available after the meetings’ conclusion.

Background

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) met this morning to adopt its work programme for the …

Re-booting government as a bridge to the digital age

Digitalisation does not affect fundamental policy objectives such as the need for good jobs, mobility or clean air but it does affect how we seek to achieve such goals. In transportation for instance, policy must …