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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 Eri Kaneko, Associate Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

**Uganda

A short while ago, the Secretary‑General and President Yoweri Museveni closed the Uganda Solidarity Summit …

News in Brief 23 June 2017 (AM)

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Peacekeepers with the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) on patrol. UN File Photo/Sylvain Liechti

Team of international experts to investigate rights abuses in

Afghan polls, Niger militancy, and vanishing Venezuelans: The Cheat Sheet

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Elections in wartime – Afghanistan sets a date

Afghanistan’s election …

Daily News 22 / 06 / 2017

European Council 22-23 June: Leaders discuss migration, security, defence and economy

Today and tomorrow, EU leaders will discuss a number of priorities that figure on the European agenda, including migration, security, defence, the economy and …

Security Council Welcomes Deployment of Joint Force to Combat Terrorism Threat, Transnational Crime in Sahel, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2359 (2017)

The Security Council welcomed the deployment of the Group of Five Sahel joint force (Force conjointe du G5 Sahel – FC-G5S) that would address the threat of terrorism, as well as the serious challenges …

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