Daily Archives: October 19, 2018

Africa Needs More Financing, Debt Relief from International Partners to Realize Shared Vision of Sustainable Development, Speakers Tell General Assembly

Realizing the shared vision of “leaving no one behind” of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union’s Agenda 2063 is contingent on the international community’s ability to mobilize resources, …

Successful Elections, New Peace Pact in Mali Foster Hope for Stability Despite Spread of Extremism across Sahel, Peacekeeping Chief Tells Security Council

Permanent Representative Highlights New Unity Mechanism, Priority on Response to Security, Humanitarian Needs

Despite insecurity and violent extremism spreading across Mali’s borders, the United Nations peacekeeping chief cited reasons for hope, …

Security Council: Mali

Note:  A complete summary of today's Security Council meeting will be made available after its conclusion.

Briefing

JEAN-PIERRE LACROIX, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, outlined the findings of the Secretary-General’s latest …

Grave Situation in Gaza Demands Decisive Action, Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace Process Tells Security Council, Urging End of Occupation

Gravely concerned over escalation of violence on the Gaza border and settlement activity in the West Bank, the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process told the …

Trump Administration Rethinks Foreign Aid With Eye Toward China

A gleaming new $3.2 billion railway cuts in half the travel time from Kenya's capital, Nairobi, to the coast. Major investments in transportation, energy and maritime infrastructure are turning Pakistan …

Trump Administration Rethinks Foreign Aid With Eye Toward China

A gleaming new $3.2 billion railway cuts in half the travel time from Kenya's capital, Nairobi, to the coast. Major investments in transportation, energy and maritime infrastructure are turning Pakistan …

Successful Elections, New Peace Pact in Mali Foster Hope for Stability Despite Spread of Extremism across Sahel, Peacekeeping Chief Tells Security Council

Permanent Representative Highlights New Unity Mechanism, Priority on Response to Security, Humanitarian Needs

Despite insecurity and violent extremism spreading across Mali's borders, the United Nations peacekeeping chief cited reasons for …

Successful Elections, New Peace Pact in Mali Foster Hope for Stability Despite Spread of Extremism across Sahel, Peacekeeping Chief Tells Security Council

Permanent Representative Highlights New Unity Mechanism, Priority on Response to Security, Humanitarian Needs

Despite insecurity and violent extremism spreading across Mali's borders, the United Nations peacekeeping chief cited reasons for …

World Altered by ‘Neoliberal’ Outsourcing of Public Services to Private Sector, Third Committee Experts Stress, amid Calls for Better Rights Protection

The world has been fundamentally reordered by widespread neoliberal economics that has privatized basic public goods � social protections, education, pensions and criminal justice among them � with often disastrous …

ETHIOPIA: PROTESTING SOLDIERS WANTED KILL ME, SAYS PM ABIY AHMED

ADDIS ABABA -- Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said that some of the soldiers who entered the grounds of his office last week had wanted to kill him.

At …