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Department Press Briefings : Department Press Briefing – October 19, 2017

3:26 p.m. EDT

MS NAUERT: Hi, everybody. Thank you for coming in today. Sorry we’re getting a late start. We had General Kelly at the podium over at the White House and wanted to give …

Press Releases: Secretary of State Tillerson Travel to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India, and Switzerland

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Riyadh, Doha, Islamabad, New Delhi, and Geneva October 20-27.

In Riyadh, Secretary Tillerson will take part in the inaugural Coordination Council meeting between the governments of …

Seminar on Kampala Convention, jointly organized by IGAD and ICRC in Nairobi

10.10.2017 Nairobi, Kenya (: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) are holding the second Seminar on the Kampala convention for Protection and Assistance of internally displaced persons …

Burgeoning ‘Race for Weapons’ Evokes Cold War, Threatens Disarmament Gains, Speakers Warn, as First Committee Concludes General Debate

The proliferation of weapons and rising military activism made it appear as though the world was engaged in another “cold war with a race for weapons”, delegates warned today as the First Committee (Disarmament and International …

Angry anglophones, cholera contrast, and a Vanuatu volcano: The Cheat Sheet

Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe:

A tale of two choleras

As if their plight …

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