Monthly Archives: June 2017

Nobel Peace Laureate Stresses Need for Greater Civil Society Involvement in Push to End Occupation of Palestinian Lands, in Keynote Address to June Forum

Breaking decades of diplomatic paralysis would require greater involvement by civil society in pushing Governments to take action to end Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory, the 1997 Nobel Peace Laureate said today, the second and …

Remarks by the President Signing an Executive Order on the National Space Council

Roosevelt Room

3:13 P.M. EDT

THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, very much.  You don’t mind if I do that?  Get rid of it.  (Laughter.)  

Thank you very much to our great Vice President and also for …

Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, 6/30/2017

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room

2:30 P.M. EDT

MS. SANDERS:  Good afternoon.  Happy Friday.  I have just a couple things I want to highlight here at the top before we get into questions.  We …

“Sisterhood” needed as battle over women’s rights intensifies: expert

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High-Level Women Leaders Forum for Africa’s Transformation at the United Nations in New York from 31 May to 2 June. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

Women are being urged by a …

Remarks by President Trump, President Moon, Commerce Secretary Ross, and NEC Director Cohn in Bilateral Meeting

Cabinet Room

10:50 A.M. EDT

PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Okay, thank you very much.  We have many of our great members, our Vice President, Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense.  We have several of our really wonderful …