Daily Archives: August 10, 2017

Department Press Briefings : Department Press Briefing – August 10, 2017

2:34 p.m. EDT

MS NAUERT: Hey, Dave.


MS NAUERT: Welcome back.


MS NAUERT: How was France?

QUESTION: I’ve just been to Manila.

MS NAUERT: You’ve been to Manila. Okay.


Wind energy: Technology advancements, improved project performance, low prices

Energy securityWind energy: Technology advancements, improved project performance, low prices

Published 11 August 2017

Wind energy pricing for land-based, utility-scale projects remains attractive to utility and commercial purchasers, according to an annual report released

Holistic Solutions in Addressing Gender-Based Violence Key to Tackling Multiple Crises in Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Security Council Told

Sexual Crimes ‘No Longer in the Shadows’, Says Bolivia, As Deputy Secretary-General Briefs on Bid to Drive Women, Peace, Security Agenda

Donors, neighbouring countries and other partners must invest in holistic solutions to the multiple …

Smugglers throw hundreds of African migrants off boats headed to Yemen – UN

10 August 2017 &#150 A total of 300 migrants have reportedly been forced from boats over the past two days by smugglers off the coast of Yemen &#8211 many feared dead or missing, the United …

News in Brief 10 August 2017 (PM)

Drought in Ethiopia has led to successive failed harvests and widespread livestock deaths in some areas. Photo: WFP/Melese Awoke (file)

5.6 million more going hungry in Ethiopia so far this year

The …