Daily Archives: September 5, 2017

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, Statement to the 2nd Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board

Sep 5, 2017

In Iraq, UNDP is pioneering a new approach to stabilization. Over 1,100 projects are currently underway, including 400 in Mosul. Photo: UNDP

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Mr. President,
Members of the Executive …

France to arm military surveillance drones

NNA – France is set to arm drones that are currently used exclusively for surveillance and intelligence, a first for the French military, the defense minister said Tuesday.

Florence Parly said the decision will initially …

Commander of Lesotho defense force shot dead: defense official

NNA – Lesoto’s top military leader, Khoantle Mots‘omots‘o, and two senior officers were shot dead on Tuesday at an army barracks, a defense forces official said.

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) reported that some …

Opinion – General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018 – all sections – PE 606.051v02-00 – Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Donald Trump: Japan and South Korea can buy 'substantially' more sophisticated US military equipment

NNA – Donald Trump has announced his is selling Japan and South Korea a “substantially increased” amount of US military equipment, as the President and his allies look for ways to counter the threat from …