Daily Archives: October 13, 2017

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Deputy Secretary-General’s Travels

The Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, will be travelling tomorrow to, to participate in the …

Chile becomes latest nation to resettle Syrian refugees through UN-backed programme

13 October 2017 &#150 Sixty-six Syrian adults and children arrived in Santiago, Chile from Lebanon on Thursday, making the South American country the newest to resettle Syrian refugees under a United Nations-backed programme.


“We congratulate …

Secretary-General Appoints Francis Vib-Sanziri of Ghana to Head United Nations Disengagement Observer Force

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri of Ghana as the Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF).

Major General Vib-Sanziri succeeds …

Remarks by President Trump Before Marine One Departure

South Lawn

1:38 P.M. EDT

Q What do you say to critics who say that you ending the CSRs, the subsidies under Obamacare, will throw the markets into chaos?

THE PRESIDENT: What it’s going to …

Headquarters to Host Meeting of Commission on Limits of Continental Shelf from 16 October to 1 December

NEW YORK, 13 October (Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea) ― The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf will hold its forty-fifth session from 16 October to 1 December.  There will …