Tag Archives: EU-Africa

Human Cost of Arms Trafficking ‘Runs Deep’, Disarmament Chief Stresses as Security Council Debates Halting Illicit Trade on ‘Dark Web’

At a time of deepening regional tensions, expanding terrorist and criminal networks, and traditional and non‑traditional conflicts wreaking havoc on communities, the pressing issue of the spread of small arms, light weapons and their ammunition …

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 Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary‑General.

**Migrants Day

Today is International Migrants Day.  In his message for the Day, the Secretary‑General stressed that …

Europe – the continent of solidarity: Joint Statement on the occasion of International Migrant Day

On the occasion of International Migrant Day on 18 December, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the Commission, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of …

IGAD 59th Council of Ministers Convenes Before the Launch of the Revitalisation Forum on South Sudan

17-12-2017, Djibouti (Djibouti): The Chair of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, H.E. Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, today presided over the …

Migrants to bear the brunt of scant solidarity at EU leaders’ summit

15/12/2017

“European solidarity does not only mean sharing the benefits of the EU. Problems must also be solved together” – Gabi Zimmer

Migrants to bear the brunt of scant solidarity at EU leaders’ summit

GUE/NGL President Gabi Zimmer has expressed dismay at the lack of solidarity on …