Des partenaires mondiaux rejoignent l’initiative d’inclusion numérique TECH4ALL de Huawei

SHENZHEN, Chine, 1er octobre 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lors du sommet Huawei TECH4ALL, Huawei a appelé ses partenaires mondiaux à rejoindre l’initiative d’inclusion numérique TECH4ALL, qui vise à construire un monde plus inclusif et intelligent qui ne laisse personne de côté. L’initiative TECH4ALL de Huawei se concentre sur quatre domaines : favoriser l’équité et la qualité dans […]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Press Release on the Expulsion of UN Officials

As a founding member of the United Nations, Ethiopia has through the years amply demonstrated its commitment to the UN Charter. UN agencies, in particular, those in the humanitarian area also had a long presence in Ethiopia providing lifesaving humanitarian assistance to millions. It goes without saying that Ethiopia appreciates all the support that these […]

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, September 30, 2021

PSAKI: Hi, everyone. Okay. Welcome back, Dr. Harper. Q  Thank you. MS. PSAKI: Okay. I’m breaking my streak. I do have some items at the top for all of you. Lots going on in the world. The U.S. government condemns in the strongest possible terms the government of Ethiopia’s unprecedented action to expel the leadership […]

Third Committee Opens Seventy-Sixth Session amid Calls for Vaccine Equity, Closing Entrenched Divides that Keep Women, Minority Groups Oppressed

General Assembly President Says Cooperation ‘Paramount’ to Strengthening Trust in United Nations, Calls for Improved Consensus-Building The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) opened its seventy-sixth session today, with delegates emphasizing the importance of protecting the most vulnerable groups — women, children, older persons, indigenous people and minorities among them — as the pandemic continued […]

Mohamed Hilale (Morocco), Chair of First Committee

Omar Hilale, Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations, was elected Chair of the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) on 7 June.  (See Press Release GA/12332.) Before his current appointment in April 2014, Mr. Hilale served as Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva beginning in November 2008, having previously been Secretary-General in his country’s Ministry of […]

Ethiopia to expel seven senior UN staff for ‘meddling’: Foreign Ministry

Ethiopia said it would expel seven senior UN officials for “meddling” in its affairs, ratcheting up worries over the humanitarian response in the war-torn and famine-threatened Tigray region. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was “shocked” by the decision, expressed full confidence in his staff in Ethiopia and said the UN was engaging with the […]

UN: Ethiopia’s Expulsion of Its Officials Imperils Humanitarian Operations

GENEVA — The United Nations is calling on the Ethiopian government to rescind its decision to expel top U.N. officials from the country, warning the action puts life-saving humanitarian operations at risk. Lisa Schlein reports for VOA from Geneva. On Thursday, the Ethiopian government told seven senior officials, including the heads of the U.N. Children’s […]

UN Says Ethiopia Has No Legal Right to Expel its Officials

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed that Ethiopia has no legal right to expel seven U.N. humanitarian officials. Guterres told the Ethiopian leader in a phone conversation Friday that the world body does not accept Ethiopia’s decision to expel the senior U.N. officials, according to U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq. Haq […]