Daily Archives: December 4, 2017

UN chief urges universal ratification of International Criminal Court’s founding treaty

4 December 2017 &#150 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday stressed the importance of all States ratifying the treaty that established the International Criminal Court as the central institution of the global criminal justice …

Africa: Acting Assistant Secretary Yamamoto Travel to Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, London, and Rwanda

On December 4, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Donald Yamamoto attended the Somalia Security Pact Review in Mogadishu. The meeting was chaired by President Farmaajo and provided the opportunity for stakeholders invested …

Limited global risk of Madagascar’s pneumonic plague epidemic

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PlagueLimited global risk of Madagascar’s pneumonic plague epidemic

Published 4 December 2017


mso-bidi-font-family:”Times New Roman”;mso-bidi-language:HE”>Mathematical models have proven the risk of the on-going pneumonic plague epidemic in Madagascar spreading elsewhere in the world is

Statement on International Volunteer Day (IVD)

Today is International Volunteers Day.  This year’s theme, “Volunteers Act First. Here. Everywhere.” highlights how volunteers respond to people’s needs in times of crisis.

The number of people affected by humanitarian emergencies, whether caused by …

Presidential Proclamation Modifying the Bears Ears National Monument

MODIFYING THE BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

In Proclamation 9558 of December 28, 2016, and exercising his authority …