Daily Archives: October 17, 2017

Stronger Rules Must Guarantee Outer Space Remains Conflict-Free, First Committee Delegates Stress, Calling for New Laws to Hold Perpetrators Accountable

Amid fears of an arms race in outer space, coupled with the transformation of that domain into a zone of conflict, several speakers in the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) warned today against its …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near‑verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary‑General.

In a short while, I will be joined by Richard Kollodge, the Editor of the UNFPA’s [United Nations Population …

Amid United Nations Reform, Resident Coodinator System Must Be Adequately Funded, Speakers Stress as Fifth Committee Considers 2018-2019 Cost Sharing Arrangement

Amid reforms to end fragmentation of the United Nations system, it was crucial to maintain sufficient funding for the Secretary‑General’s representatives working to make the Organization’s operational activities more efficient and effective at the country …

North Korean operatives sent spear phishing emails to U.S. electric companies

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CybersecurityNorth Korean operatives sent spear phishing emails to U.S. electric companies

Published 17 October 2017

Cybersecurity firm FireEye says it can confirm that the company’s devices detected and stopped spear phishing emails sent on

Africa: Chad Visa Restrictions

On October 13, National Security Advisor Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster spoke to Chad President Idriss Deby Itno to underscore the importance of the bilateral relationship and Chad’s effort as a key partner in countering …