Daily Archives: November 16, 2017

Highlighting Five Key Counter‑terrorism Priorities, Secretary-General Calls for Sustained Focus on Prevention, Including Deterrence

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ speech at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London on “Counter‑terrorism and human rights:  winning the fight while upholding our values”, in London today:

I thank SOAS and Valerie …

Africa: Remarks With African Union Chairperson Moussa Faki Before Their Meeting


Rex W. Tillerson

Secretary of State

Treaty Room
Washington, DC
November 16, 2017

SECRETARY TILLERSON: Good evening. Well, I’m pleased to welcome Chairman Faki of the African Union to the State Department. We’ve got

UN Gender Focus: Gender advocate, new Rohingya mothers and tackling gender discrimination

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Major Seitbebasto Pearl Block, recipient of the 2017 UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award. Photo: UNIC Pretoria

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

Africa: Sudan Commits To Sever Ties With the DPRK

Press Statement

Heather Nauert

Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC
November 16, 2017

Today, following bilateral meetings in Khartoum with Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan, the Sudanese Foreign Ministry formally announced Sudan’s commitment to sever all trade

Delegates Stress Key Importance of Libyan Political Agreement, as Special Representative Briefs Security Council

Competing Individual Agendas Blamed, as Speakers Cite Plight of Migrants, Refugees

Two months since the launch of the Action Plan for Libya, the United Nations mission in that country had simultaneously started working to amend …