Monthly Archives: June 2018

Twofold Increase in Casualties from Explosive Hazards, Senior United Nations Official Tells Security Council, on First Anniversary of Landmark Resolution

After years of decreases, casualties from explosive hazards were on the rise, the Assistant Secretary-General for Rule of Law and Security Institutions told the Security Council today, as the 15-nation organ took stock of progress in implementing its f...

Commissioner Mimica in Mauritania for the African Union Summit

On behalf of the European Union, Commissioner Mimica will participate in the 31st African Union Summit in Nouakchott, Mauritania. This summit will focus on combatting corruption and supporting Africa's transformation towards sustainable developmen...

Golden Agri-Resources’ latest Sustainability Report tracks progress on supply chain transformation

SINGAPORE, June 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Golden Agri-Resources’ (GAR) Sustainability Report 2017 highlights important milestones in the company’s efforts to transform its palm supply chain. GAR achieved 100 percent Traceability to the Plantation (TTP) at the end of 2017 for

Briefing by Spokesperson for Secretary-General

The Secretary-General will travel to Bangladesh, on 1 July, in a joint visit with Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group.Their visit will highlight the generosity of Bangladesh in hosting the largest refugee influx of 2017 and

New Analog Trunking Gateway morphs from FXO to SIP when you go All-IP

For SMBs that need 8 FXO trunks for their IP PBX, Patton now offers a new menu of VoIP CPE solutions. The gateways can morph into eSBCs when the business transitions to ALL-IP. SmartNode VoIP… More than just talk! GAITHERSBURG,

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran Nuclear Issue at Crossroads 3 Years Later, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Tells Security Council

Nearly three years after its unanimous endorsement by the Security Council, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear issue was at a crossroads in the wake of the decision by the United States to withdraw from

Nearly 50,000 People Displaced in South-Western Syria amid Full Ground Offensive, Aerial Bombardments, Special Envoy Tells Security Council

Country’s Permanent Representative Faults Secretary-General’s Report for Not Prioritizing Anti-Terrorism Efforts by DamascusThe Special Envoy for Syria warned the Security Council today that a full-scale battle in the country’s previo...

Nearly 50,000 People Displaced in South-Western Syria amid Full Ground Offensive, Aerial Bombardments, Special Envoy Tells Security Council

Country’s Permanent Representative Faults Secretary-General’s Report for Not Prioritizing Anti-Terrorism Efforts by DamascusThe Special Envoy for Syria warned the Security Council today that a full-scale battle in the country’s previo...