Daily Archives: September 21, 2017

Security Council: non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

Note: Following is a partial summary of statements made at today’s Security Council meeting on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. A complete summary of the meeting will be available following the meeting’s conclusion as

Industrialization can drive growth, sustainable development in Africa, stress UN officials

21 September 2017 &#150 While much of Africa has achieved impressive economic growth, United Nations officials today encouraged countries on the continent to take further action to advance inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

“We all …

Global action keeping famine at bay but failing to prevent suffering, UN chief warns

21 September 2017 &#150 Nearly seven months after the United Nations issued an urgent call for action to counter the threat of famine in South Sudan, Somalia, north-east Nigeria and Yemen, global efforts have kept …

Press Briefing by U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley

New York Hilton Midtown – Rhinelander Gallery South
New York, New York

4:37 P.M. EDT

AMBASSADOR HALEY: Good afternoon. Well, we have had a very productive and strong week at the U.N. You saw the …

UNDP launches study on income inequality in sub-Saharan Africa

Sep 21, 2017

Landmark publication underscores stresses that addressing income disparities in the region will be key to reaching SDGs

New York — It is only by addressing the challenge of income inequality …