Daily Archives: November 15, 2017

Remarks by President Trump on His Trip to Asia

Diplomatic Reception Room

3:35 P.M. EST

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much.

Last night, I returned from a historic 12-day trip to Asia. This journey took us to five nations to meet with dozens of …

“We believe in peacekeeping” pledges Canadian Prime Minister

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UN Peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix, addressing the Opening Plenary Session of the UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial conference in Vancouver, Canada. Photo: Matt Wells/UN News

Peacekeeping has the power to transform …

“We will not allow ourselves to be limited:” UN Gender Award Winner

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Major Seitbebasto Pearl Block receiving the UN’s Military Gender Advocate of the Year award from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations.
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Security Council renews mandate of UN peacekeeping force in Abyei for six months

15 November 2017 &#150 The Security Council on Wednesday extended until 15 May 2018 the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping force in Abyei, a contested area on the Sudan-South Sudan border.

Unanimously adopting a …

President Donald J. Trump's Visit to Asia Advanced America First Priorities

“I’m here to advance peace, to promote security, and to work with you to achieve a truly free and open Indo-Pacific, where we are proud and we have sovereign nations, and we thrive, and everybody