The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.
The text of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was finalized this morning. This is the first … Read more
Aligning with Ethiopia's Growth and Transformation Plan, GE's Grid Solutions business (www.GEGridSolutions.com) (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com) today announced it has completed a $40M Electricity Transmission System Improvement turnkey project with Ethiopian Electric Power (www.EEP.Gov.et) The project … Read more
The UN Security Council will vote Friday on imposing an arms embargo on South Sudan and sanctions on two military officials after the latest diplomatic efforts failed to end nearly five years of war.
The United States circulated a revised … Read more
WASHINGTON, The United Nations Security Council has adopted a U.S.-drafted resolution to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan until May 2019.
The resolution includes a travel ban and an asset freeze on South Sudanese military officials Malek Reuben Riak … Read more
NAIROBI, South Sudan opposition groups have condemned this week's move by the parliament to extend President Salva Kiir's mandate for another three years, warning such a move threatens the peace process aimed at ending the country's five-year civil war.
The … Read more