Daily Archives: May 20, 2014

Africa: U.S. Pledges Additional Humanitarian Assistance to South Sudan

U.S. Pledges Additional Humanitarian Assistance to South Sudan

Media Note

Washington, DC
May 20, 2014


The United States today announced nearly $300 million in humanitarian assistance to help the people of South Sudan who have

Statement by the Spokesperson of the EU High Representative Catherine Ashton following the second round of the presidential election in Guinea-Bissau

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 20, 2014 – In the context of the second round of the presidential election in Guinea Bissau, the Spokesperson of the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and …

SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES LARGE VOTER TURNOUT IN GUINEA-BISSAU PRESIDENTIAL RUN-OFF VOTE, URGING ALL CONCERNED TO HELP CONSOLIDATE STABILITY

NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 – The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General welcomes the generally peaceful and orderly conduct of yesterday’s run-off presidential election in …

Leaders in One Bangui Community Seek to Rebuild Shattered Infrastructure

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 20, 2014 – Community leaders from Bangui’s 3rd arrondissement met this weekend to identify and prioritize infrastructure projects to revitalize their district. Much of the community’s public infrastructure was destroyed or abandoned …

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the forthcoming elections in Malawi

NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 – The Secretary-General takes note of Malawi’s first tripartite elections, to be held on 20 May 2014, and urges all candidates, political parties, and state institutions to ensure that the …