The Secretary-General strongly condemns the attacks against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) this morning. A Mission convoy hit an improvised explosive device in Aguelhok, Kidal region. One peacekeeper from Chad was killed and three others …"Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Mali"
The urban opportunities far outweigh the challenges,rdquo; said Prof. Davis G. Mwamfupe, the Mayor of Dodoma, Tanzania, during his message to the Cities Leadership workshop, launching the City Diagnostics for five pilot cities in Africa, held on the 25th and …"African Development Bank and partners launch pilot Cities Diagnostics tool in five cities"
Beirut, Iraqi authorities should immediately investigate the recent attacks against four broadcasters in Baghdad and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
On October 5, unidentified armed assailants wearing masks and black uniforms broke into …"Unidentified assailants raid 4 broadcasters in Baghdad, assault staffers"
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Thank you so much Dr. Fortier for introducing me. It’s a pleasure to be in Montreal at McGill University. Thank you also to Dean of Arts Antonia Maioni. It’s been a very interesting day at McGill and …"Driving Growth From The Ground Up: Speech by World Bank Group President David Malpass"
GENEVA – The U.N. high commissioner for refugees is calling for urgent action to resolve the global forced displacement crisis as increasing numbers of people flee conflict, natural disasters and grinding poverty.
In recent years, nearly 71 million people have …"UNHCR: Global Forced Displacement Crisis Must be Addressed"
The announcement of the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday opens an unusual 2019 Nobel season in which two literature laureates will be crowned after a scandal postponed last year’s award, amid speculation Greta Thunberg could nab the prestigious Peace Prize.…"Nobel season opens with Medicine Prize"