Daily Archives: October 5, 2017

UN report reveals shocking levels of grave violations against children affected by conflicts

5 October 2017 &#150 More than 15,500 children became victims of widespread violations – including shocking levels of killing and maiming, recruitment and use, and denial of humanitarian access – a new United Nations report …

UN peacekeeping chief seeks Security Council support for speedy deployment of uniformed personnel

5 October 2017 &#150 The United Nations peacekeeping chief today said rapid deployment of uniformed personnel to the field is a costly, complex and difficult process that requires the commitment of the contributors, the host …

Delegates Urge Transparency, Flexibility in Assessing 2018‑2019 Programme Budget, Management Reforms, as Fifth Committee Opens Session, Approves Work Programme

The Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) opened a new session today with members calling for transparency and flexibility in tackling the United Nations proposed programme budget for the biennium 2018‑2019, as well as the Secretary‑General’s proposals …

South and Central Asia: Attack in Pakistan

The United States condemns the attack on the Fatehpur Sharif Shrine in Balochistan, Pakistan, which killed at least 18 innocent civilians gathering to pay their respects during the sacred month of Muharram.

We offer our …

President Donald J. Trump Announces Key Additions to his Administration

President Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key positions in his Administration:

Bruce D. Jette of Virginia to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army, Acquisition, Technology and