Daily Archives: September 1, 2017

Why I’m proud to be African today

It’s not easy to get a sitting president to leave office. In some cases, corruption, violence, and institutional inertia have conspired to keep some African presidents in office for decades.

In other cases, the sheer …

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room

3:26 P.M. EDT

MS. SANDERS:  Good afternoon.  Apologize for the delay — I wanted to make sure the Governor of Texas was able to complete his briefing before we …

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for September

The Security Council on 20 September would hold a high-level open debate on United Nations peacekeeping reform to consider recommendations contained in the report of the High-level Independent Panel on Peace Operations, Tekeda Alemu (Ethiopia), …

News in Brief 01 September 2017 (PM)

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Aerial view of roads and agricultural land inundated by floods in Banke district, south-western Nepal. Photo: UNICEF Nepal/2017/SJThapa

UN chief “saddened by loss of life” in Bangladesh, India, Nepal

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Guterres says UN ready to support relief efforts in South Asia countries hit by floods, landslides

1 September 2017 &#150 Saddened by the loss of life and the devastation caused by widespread floods and landslides due to torrential monsoon rains in Bangladesh, India and Nepal, Secretary-General António Guterres said today that …