Daily Archives: October 11, 2018

Pointing at Epochal, Positive Shift on Korean Peninsula, First Committee Delegates Say Dialogue Proves Effective in Conquering Decades‑Long Hostilities

Mounting a staunch defence of multilateralism, delegates in the First Committee praised the détente on the Korean Peninsula, urging States to continue the difficult, pragmatic work needed to build durable …

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.

**Indonesia

Good afternoon, today in Bali, the Secretary-General attended the Leaders’ Gathering …

Health Advocate from Rwanda Named as Inaugural World Thrombosis Day Ambassador of the Year

Christine Ashimwe, Founder of Rwanda Clot Awareness Network, Receives Prestigious Award for Thrombosis Advocacy Achievements

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The International Society on Thrombosis and

Global Pledges to Improve Children’s Well‑Being ‘A Distant Dream’ without Renewed Respect for Their Rights, Notably Protection, Third Committee Speakers Declare

With children’s aspirations still falling short of global commitments to improve their well‑being, and some calling those pledges a “distant dream”, the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) continued its …

Speakers in Second Committee Underline Need for Reformed, Better-Funded Human Settlements Programme

Committee also Concludes General Debate, Co-Hosts Panels on Circular Economy with Economic and Social Council

Speakers stressed the need for a revamped, better‑funded United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) to bolster its …

Ethiopia, Italy Sign 696 Mln Birr Loan and Grant Agreement

Addis Ababa Ethiopia and Italy have signed a 696-million-birr loan and grant agreement aimed at improving urban water and sewerage services, according to Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation (MoFEC).…

Ethiopia, Italy Sign 696 Mln Birr Loan and Grant Agreement

Addis Ababa Ethiopia and Italy have signed a 696-million-birr loan and grant agreement aimed at improving urban water and sewerage services, according to Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation (MoFEC).…

Italy’s PM Visits Ethiopia and Soon Eritrea to Support Peace

Italy's prime minister is visiting Ethiopia and is awaited in Eritrea after the neighbors and once-bitter rivals made surprising peace earlier this year.

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says this …

Outstanding Issues Must Be Resolved Before Democratic Republic of Congo Elections, Speakers Tell Security Council

Preparations for December Vote 'Well Under Way' for December, Permanent Representative Stresses

Affirming that preparations for December presidential and legislative elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are well …

Pointing at Epochal, Positive Shift on Korean Peninsula, First Committee Delegates Say Dialogue Proves Effective in Conquering Decades Long Hostilities

Mounting a staunch defence of multilateralism, delegates in the First Committee praised the detente on the Korean Peninsula, urging States to continue the difficult, pragmatic work needed to build durable …