Daily Archives: October 19, 2017

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders and Chief of Staff General John Kelly

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room

3:01 P.M. EDT

MS. SANDERS: Catch you off guard when we’re on time. Good afternoon.

As you all saw, earlier today the President met with the Governor of Puerto …

Press Releases: Cool Cats: Celebrating Snow Leopard Conservation

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith Garber will showcase U.S. government efforts to conserve snow leopards at an event at the U.S. Department of …

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.

**Secretary-General’s Travels

Travel announcement:  The Secretary‑General will travel to Washington, DC later today, where on Friday he …

Africa's rapid urbanization can drive industrialization, says new UN report

19 October 2017 &#150 A United Nations report out Thursday makes concrete recommendations on how the right African policy framework can harness the continent’s rapid urban transition to drive industrial development.

&#8220African urbanization has not …

Security Council Sanctions Committee Concerning South Sudan Meets with Coordinator of Panel of Experts

19 October 2017

On 6 October 2017, members of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) concerning South Sudan were briefed by the Coordinator of the Panel of Experts on South Sudan in connection