Daily Archives: October 30, 2018

Security Council urges responder-safety focus, as DR Congo Ebola outbreak worsens

The United Nations Security Council has voiced serious concern over the impact of deteriorating security situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on the response to the deadly Ebola outbreak and fears that …

SleimanFrangieh meets Lavrov, Bogdanov in Moscow, stresses need for displaced persons’ repatriation

President of the Marada Movement, SleimanFrangieh, held a series of meetings at the Russian capital, Moscow, which he visited with a Marada delegation that included his son, MP Tony Frangieh, member of the Political Bureau, …

Third Committee Experts Warn Racism, Hate Speech, White Supremacy to Become Mainstream Unless States Enforce Zero-Tolerance Policies, Prevent Exclusion

Racism, bigotry, xenophobia, nationalist populism, white supremacy and hate speech are on the rise, and often made more casual by public figures, experts told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today, sounding an alarm …

President Ramaphosa to invite investment in South Africa and the continent

President Cyril Ramaphosa will today, Tuesday 30 October 2018, engage with heads of state and government and leaders of the global private sector as part of his participation in the G20 Compact with Africa Conference …

Weekly migration of 1.4m to cities can contribute to ‘disasters’

The migration of some 1.4 million people every week to cities around the world can strain local capacities, contributing to increased risk from natural and human made disasters’ according to the United Nations Secretary-General AntonioGuterres.…