Daily Archives: December 7, 2017

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near‑verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Spokesman for the Secretary‑General.

**Noon Briefing Guest

In just a short while, Jamie McGoldrick, the Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for the …

Podcast: Peacekeeping and protection in South Sudan

7 December 2017 &#150 Defending the vulnerable from attack is one of the important duties of a UN peacekeeper, but what do you do when you come across a secret safe that may contain weapons, …

General Assembly Adopts 38 Resolutions, 2 Decisions from Fourth Committee, Including Texts on Decolonization, Israeli‑Palestinian Issues

Upon the recommendation of its Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization), the General Assembly adopted 38 resolutions and two decisions today, on issues including decolonization and the Israeli‑Palestinian conflict.

Among the 22 decolonization texts before the Assembly …

‘Zero tolerance’ for sexual exploitation and abuse by UN staff in South Sudan, underscores senior official

7 December 2017 &#150 The relationship between United Nations peacekeepers and civilian staff and the vulnerable people in South Sudan they are working for must be one of mutual trust and confidence, said a senior …

‘Zero tolerance’ to sexual exploitation and abuse by UN staff in South Sudan, underscores senior official

7 December 2017 &#150 The relationship between United Nations peacekeepers and civilian staff and the vulnerable people in South Sudan they are working for must be one of mutual trust and confidence, said a senior …