Category Archives: General

Global Community Falling Short on Eradicating Hunger by 2030, Speakers Warn, as Second Committee Debates Agriculture Development, Food Security

The world was not on track to eradicate hunger and malnutrition by the international community’s goal of 2030, the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) heard today from many speakers as it took up agriculture development, …

Kicking off ‘Africa Week’ at UN, Guterres says women and youth can unleash continent’s potential

16 October 2017 &#150 Africa must focus on young people, empower women and girls, and be innovative in leveraging resources and financing for development, Secretary-General António Guterres said Monday as the United Nations kicked off …

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.

**Somalia

This morning at the Africa Event, the Secretary‑General expressed his solidarity with the people of Somalia …

President Donald J. Trump Approves South Carolina Disaster Declaration

Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of South Carolina and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane …

Remarks by President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Joint Press Conference

Rose Garden

1:47 P.M. EDT

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. I just want to say that we just spent quite a bit of time inside with the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who has …

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