Daily Archives: July 19, 2017

Headquarters to Host Forty-Fourth Meeting of Commission on Limits of Continental Shelf, 24 July to 8 September

NEW YORK, 19 July (Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea) ― The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf will hold its forty-fourth session from 24 July to 8 September.…

General Assembly Adopts Texts on Security Council Reform, Peacekeeping, Conflict in Africa, Cooperation with Regional Groups

Member States approved a decision on membership of and representation on the Security Council today, as the General Assembly adopted three other texts covering a range of issues and agenda items.

Adopting the draft oral …

News in Brief 19 July 2017 (PM)

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Fekitamoeloa ‘Utoikamanu, High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, with UN Deputy Spokesperson, Farhan Haq. Photo: UN-OHRLLS Twitter feed.

Least-Developed “still lagging

Secretary-General, Addressing Security Council Open Debate, Stresses Shared African Union, United Nations Interest in Keeping Conflict from Escalating

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council meeting on enhancing African capacities in the areas of peace and security, in New York today:

Let me begin by thanking the Government of …

International community needs to 'change narrative' about Africa – UN chief Guterres

19 July 2017 &#150 Briefing the Security Council on their strengthened collaboration, top officials from the African Union (AU) and the United Nations today highlighted their joint work on peace and security in the Gambia, …