Daily Archives: October 10, 2017

Africa: Liberia’s Presidential and Legislative Elections

Press Statement

Heather Nauert

Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC
October 10, 2017

As a longstanding friend, the United States applauds the people of Liberia for exercising their democratic right to vote in the historic presidential and

EU must support regions to shape globalisation

Empowering regions to become
globalisation-resilient is the key request of an
adopted at the plenary session of the European
Committee of the Regions (CoR). Rapporteur Micaela
Fanelli, mayor of the South Italian town of

UNIFIL: Beary meets PM Hariri in Beirut

NNA – In a press release by UNIFIL, it said: “UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary today met with Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Beirut.

Major General Beary congratulated the …

Targeted Poverty Alleviation & 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

Speech at the 2017 Global Poverty Reduction and Development Forum on “Targeted Poverty Alleviation and 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda”  – Beijing, China


Distinguished guests,

Ladies and gentlemen.

It is an honor to join you today. …

Liberian Presidential Elections are a Chaotic But Peaceful Transfer of Power. Here’s What You Need to Know

Liberia is going to the polls today to elect a new president. With no incumbent – Nobel peace prize winner Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, the current president, is finishing her …