Daily Archives: October 19, 2018

Calling for Lowering Nuclear Risks, First Committee Delegates Urge Possessor States to Swiftly De-alert Atomic Bombs, Stop Procrastinating on Promises

Exchanging views on ways to break a languishing disarmament impasse, including by assuring all non nuclear weapon States against the use or threat of atomic bombs, delegates of the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) …

Greater Cooperation Key to Harness Technological Advances for Mankind’s Well-Being, Sustainable Development, Speakers Tell General Assembly

Millions of people risk being left behind due to the impact of rapid technological change, the General Assembly heard today as speakers called for increased cooperation to harness the positive and transformative power of technology …

Minister MalusiGigaba: Re-opening of Port Elizabeth Refugee Reception Office

Statement by the Minister of Home Affairs, Mr. MalusiGigaba MP, on the occasion of the Re-Opening of the Port Elizabeth Refugee Reception Office (PERRO) on 19 October 2018

A few weeks ago, I attended a …

Grave Situation in Gaza Demands Decisive Action, Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace Process Tells Security Council, Urging End of Occupation

Gravely concerned over escalation of violence on the Gaza border and settlement activity in the West Bank, the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process told the Security Council today that the …

President Ramaphosa mourns the passing away of Ma Agnes Msimang, heroine of our struggle

President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa is poorer as a result of the passing away of a heroine of the South African struggle, Ma Agnes Msimang at a Johannesburg hospital on Thursday, 18 October 2018. …