Western Sahara: UN welcomes withdrawal of Polisario Front from Guerguerat area

28 April 2017 – The United Nations today welcomed the withdrawal of all Polisario Front elements from the Guerguerat area, between the berm and the border with Mauritania, as confirmed by observers of the UN Mission on Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara, on 27-28 April. According to a […]

UN food agencies urge Governments to step up food action in African countries facing famine

28 April 2017 – Unless urgent action is taken to feed people in north-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, more than 20 million people will not find enough food to eat, the heads of the United Nations food agencies today warned. “Many people have already died,” UN Food and […]

UN rights office troubled by accelerated executions in US with expiring drug a factor

28 April 2017 – The United Nations human rights office today expressed deep concern about the executions of four men in the United States state of Arkansas, which were reportedly done within the span of eight days to make use of an expiring lethal injection drug. “Rushing executions can deny […]

Returning from Mali, senior UN relief official spotlights country’s complex challenges

28 April 2017 – Concluding a three-day mission to Mali, a senior United Nations relief official has underlined the need to keep the humanitarian needs of its people in the international spotlight. “Nearly two years after the signing of a peace agreement, Mali is again at a critical turning point […]

Young Syrian refugees don’t want pity; respect their rights and empower them – UNICEF Advocate

28 April 2017 – Concluding a visit to Syrian refugee camps in Jordan where he met with young people displaced from their homes, an advocate for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) underlined the need to respect their rights and empower them so that they can grow to their full […]

Violence in Macedonian Parliament

Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Department Spokesperson Washington, DC April 28, 2017 The United States strongly condemns the violent attacks on members of the Macedonian parliament which followed the election of Talat Xhaferi as Speaker of Parliament. We will work with the new Speaker to support democracy and to […]

Secretary Tillerson To Chair UN Security Council Meeting on Denuclearization of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (D.P.R.K.)

Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Department Spokesperson Washington, DC April 24, 2017 U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to New York City on Friday, April 28, to chair a special ministerial meeting of the United Nations Security Council at 10:00 a.m. The D.P.R.K. poses one of the […]

Comunicat de presa nr.111/ Sedință operativă în sistem videoconferință cu prefecții și cu șefii structurilor MAI din țară, în contextul minivacanței de 1 Mai

COMUNICAT Nr. 111 din 28 aprilie 2017 Ședință operativă la MAI. Ministrul afacerilor interne, Carmen Daniela Dan a cerut structurilor ministerului o atenție deosebită în perioada minivacanței de 1 Mai  Ministrul afacerilor interne a condus astăzi o ședință operativă în sistem videoconferință cu prefecții și cu șefii structurilor MAI din […]

Comunicat de presa M.Ap.N.: Precizari OuG nr.9/2017

Ministerul Apărării Naţionale salută adoptarea de către Plenul Camerei Deputaţilor a proiectului de lege de aprobare a Ordonanţei de Urgenţă nr. 9/2017, privind unele măsuri bugetare în anul 2017, prorogarea unor termene, precum şi modificarea şi completarea unor acte normative ce conţin şi amendamente ce se vor aplica personalului militar. […]

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