Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2383 (2017), Security Council Renews Authorization for International Naval Forces to Fight Piracy off Coast of Somalia

The Security Council today renewed for another year its authorization for international naval forces to join in fighting piracy off Somalia’s coast, underscoring that such crime exacerbated ... Continue Reading →

Madagascar: UN health agency sees drop in cases of plague; urges vigilance as risk of spread remains

3 November 2017 &#150 While progress has been made in response to the plague outbreak in Madagascar, and the number of suspected new cases continues to decline, the World ... Continue Reading →

Madagascar: UN health agency sees drop in cases of plague; remains vigilant as risk of spread remains

3 November 2017 &#150 While progress has been made in response to the plague outbreak in Madagascar, and the number of suspected new cases continues to decline, the World ... 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 →

News in Brief 18 October 2017 (PM)

18 Oct 2017Listen / Secretary General António Guterres speaks to the media about his upcoming trip to Central African Republic. UN Photo/Mark GartenUN chief heads for CAR "to strengthen ... Continue Reading →