Daily Archives: January 30, 2015

Protection of Civilians

Ambassador David Pressman
Alternate Representative to the UN for Special Political Affairs 

AS DELIVERED

Thank you, Mr. President, for chairing this important meeting. And let me also express my thanks to Assistant Secretary-General Kang, Ms.

Press Releases: Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal Travel to Sri Lanka


Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal will travel to Colombo, Sri Lanka on February 2–3. Joined by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia Atul Keshap, she will

At African Union Summit, Ban promises UN support to build back Ebola-hit countries

30 January 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today assured African leaders gathered for a summit in Addis Ababa of the support of the United Nations in helping the countries affected by Ebola &#8220build back stronger …

UN refugee agency commends Greece on asylum reforms, urges more to be done

30 January 2015 – Greece has made progress in reforming its asylum system despite challenging economic and political circumstances, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) confirmed today, adding nonetheless that much more needed to …

‘Go Global’ Reaches 500-Participants Milestone with Export Workshop in Edmonton

‘Go Global’ Reaches 500-Participants Milestone with Export Workshop in Edmonton

Supporting and partnering with small and medium-sized businesses to seize opportunities abroad is a key part of our pro-export, pro-jobs plan, says Minister Fast

January 30, 2015 – Edmonton, Alberta – Foreign Affairs, Trade and …