Category Archives: Business & Finance

Urgent need to step up efforts to fight fast-spreading pests and diseases

Rome – There is an urgent need to step up collective efforts to fight fast-spreading, cross-border animal and plant pests and diseases that could threaten global food security.

This was the core message of representatives …

Department Press Briefing – November 28, 2017

TRANSCRIPT:
4:05 p.m. EST
MS NAUERT: Hi, everybody. How are you today? We’ve had a busy day, so thank you, all of you, for your patience. We obviously had some breaking news that happened just …

Global Progress on Malaria Eradication “Stalled” According to a New WHO Report. Here’s Why

It’s easy to think of malaria as an old-fashioned disease. We know malaria really, really well. It’s the kind of illness that gets mentioned in old books; a colonial sort of disease. It’s not new …

The U.S. and Europe: Strengthening Western Alliances

MS HARMAN: Good morning. I’m Jane Harman, president and CEO of the Wilson Center. Happy to be talking to a packed crowd and to welcome Secretary Rex Tillerson back to the Wilson Center. As you …

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 …