Category Archives: General

Technology vital for small nations to meet development goals, Lesotho’s Prime Minister tells UN

22 September 2017 &#150 Small countries, especially those in Africa, should be empowered with technologies to deal with and adapt to climate change challenges, as well as meet their development goals, the Prime Minister of …

Multilateralism key to address complex global challenges, urge South East Asian leaders at UN Assembly

22 September 2017 &#150 Speaking at the 72nd annual general debate of the United Nations General Assembly, leaders from South East Asia today highlighted the importance of the spirit of multilateralism to address the myriad …

Greece, at UN, spotlights ‘soft power’ to forge regional, international cooperation

22 September 2017 &#150 Situated close to what continues to be an extremely turbulent region such as the Middle East and parts of North Africa, Greece is a pillar of stability, its Foreign Minister stressed …

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.

**Myanmar/Bangladesh

Just an update from Bangladesh:  the current movement of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar to Bangladesh is …

Tunisia, at UN, calls for comprehensive response to global terrorism

22 September 2017 &#150 The threat of terrorism has forced Tunisia to double the budget of its military and security expenditures, Foreign Minister Khemais Jhinaoui told the United Nations General Assembly today, stressing that more …

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