Daily Archives: November 28, 2017

With Millions Displaced, Facing Famine in South Sudan, Senior Peacekeeping Official Urges Security Council to Seek Removal of Obstacles Blocking Aid

Despite assurances from the Government of South Sudan, violence and governmental restrictions continued to prevent peacekeepers and humanitarian workers from fulfilling their respective mandates to protect civilians and deliver aid to those badly in need …

Remarks by President Trump in Meeting with Congressional Leadership

Roosevelt Room

3:41 P.M. EST

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. As you probably have heard, and some of you have reported, a missile was launched a little while ago from North Korea.

I will …

South Sudan: Senior UN official urges Security Council to support peace process revitalization

28 November 2017 &#150 The arrival of the dry season in South Sudan could lead to more fighting that would undermine the political process and cause additional civilian casualties and displacement, a senior United Nations …

UN working to address slavery, abuses against African migrants and refugees, Security Council told

28 November 2017 &#150 The United Nations is stepping up its work to stop the grave abuses perpetrated against refugees and migrants along the Central Mediterranean routes, including alleged slave trade in Libya, two UN …

High Commissioner for Refugees Calls Slavery, Other Abuses in Libya ‘Abomination’ That Can No Longer Be Ignored, while Briefing Security Council

Representative Says Country Targeted in Media Campaign of Defamation, Cannot Be Held Responsible for Problems It Did Not Cause

Slavery and other grave human rights abuses affecting migrants and refugees travelling to North Africa and beyond …