Daily Archives: November 3, 2017

News in Brief 03 November 2017 (PM)

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Ms. Jane Connors, Victims’ Rights Advocate for the United Nations, at the press conference on 3 November.
UN Photo/Evan Schneider.


First-ever UN advocate to “amplify” voices of sexual abuse victims

Madagascar: UN health agency sees drop in cases of plague; remains vigilant as risk of spread remains

3 November 2017 &#150 While progress has been made in response to the plague outbreak in Madagascar, and the number of suspected new cases continues to decline, the World Health Organization (WHO) said …

UN advocate vows to give 'visibility' to victims of sexual exploitation and abuse

3 November 2017 &#150 Briefing the press at United Nations Headquarters in New York for the first time, the first-ever UN advocate for the rights of victims of sexual exploitation and abuse on Friday highlighted …

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders and National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, 11/2/2017, #31

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room

1:40 P.M. EDT

MS. SANDERS: Good afternoon. I know you guys are probably very sad since we’re not going to get a lot of days like this together over …

Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), based on information received as of 19:30, 2 November 2017

This report is for the media and the general public.

The SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations in Donetsk and Luhansk regions compared with the previous reporting period. The Mission continued monitoring the disengagement areas and