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 peacekee…"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 25…"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 …"Unidentified assailants raid 4 broadcasters in Baghdad, assault staffers"
Development That DeliversThank 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 I’m looking forward to the …"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 peop…"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 Pri…"Nobel season opens with Medicine Prize"