High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Overwhelmingly Adopts Ministerial Declaration by 164 Votes in Favour, 2 Against

Adopting its Ministerial Declaration by a vote of 164 in favour to 2 against (Israel, United States), with no abstentions, the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development ... Continue Reading →

Participants Stress Key Role of Science, Technology in Achieving 2030 Agenda Goals, as Economic and Social Council Continues Forum on Financing for Development

Ministers and high‑level representatives today adopted a series of conclusions and recommendations on financing for development and the means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda ... Continue Reading →

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.**PortugalA few announcements:  on Monday, ... Continue Reading →

Forty-Six Nominations Sent to the Senate Today

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE: James Thomas Abbott, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority for a term of five years expiring July 1, 2020, vice Patrick ... Continue Reading →

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts

President Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key positions in his Administration:James Thomas Abbott of Virginia to be a Member of the ... Continue Reading →