At UN Assembly, Iraq outlines vision for post-conflict reconstruction Iraq is an independent sovereign federal State following democratic processes which have enabled all its people to participate in society, said the country’s top foreign affairs official at the United Nations General Assembly, expressing opposition to a referendum planned by ... UN News Centre - Top Stories
‘No alternative to multilateralism,” in tackling global issues, Singapore tells UN Assembly Noting that no one country can solve complex issues that transcend national boundaries, Singapore highlighted in an address to the United Nations General Assembly the need for a universal and rules-based multilateral system to confront the global challenges. UN News Centre - Top Stories
At UN Assembly, Saudi Arabia pledges to press ahead in combat against terrorism, extremism The threat of terrorism is among the most serious challenges facing the international community, Adel Ahmed Al-Jubeir, Minister for Foreign Affairs told the United Nations General Assembly today, stressing that his country would continue to work to counter the scourge, ... UN News Centre - Top Stories
Maldives at UN Assembly calls for stronger UN to tackle global crises A stronger United Nations is more than ever needed to address the multiple crises facing the world, the Maldives to the General Assembly’s 72nd annual general debate today. UN News Centre - Top Stories
Small island nations in Pacific urge global action to fight climate change Leaders from Pacific island nations addressing the United Nations General Assembly today urged Governments to implement the Paris Agreement, and contribute to fighting climate change and supporting sustainable development efforts. UN News Centre - Top Stories
In General Assembly address, Bahrain calls for strong, stable Middle East Bahrain reiterated its support for a strong Middle East in its United Nations General Assembly address, underscoring the need for strong and common political will to guarantee positive relations with other countries, support for the principles of non-interference in others ... UN News Centre - Top Stories
Talk of African renaissance ‘misplaced and premature,’ Eritrea tells UN Assembly Africa remains the most marginalized of all continents, and therefore talk of an ‘African Renaissance’ and of ‘fastest growing economies’ is misplaced and premature, Eritrea’s top foreign affairs official told the United Nations General Assembly today. UN News Centre - Top Stories
Fight against drugs and crime aims to protect law-abiding people, Philippines tells UN The Philippines’ battle against corruption, crime and illegal drugs seeks to protect the human rights of peaceful law-abiding people, the country’s top foreign affairs official said today at the United Nations General Assembly. UN News Centre - Top Stories
At UN Assembly, DPR Korea denounces US President’s ‘reckless and violent’ comments The Foreign Minister of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) today denounced United States President Donald Trump’s “reckless and violent words,” saying that the US leader himself is on a “suicide mission.” UN News Centre - Top Stories
In a globalized world, ‘we must live in each other’s shelter, not shadow,’ Ireland tells UN Expressing his faith in the United Nations and its commitment to responding to challenges such as the disasters presently plaguing Latin America and the Caribbean, Denis Naughton, Minister for Environment of Ireland, said that and other issues require the UN ... UN News Centre - Top Stories
Djibouti tells General Assembly a reformed UN central to confronting global challenges is needed A reformed United Nations with increased resources must be at the heart of efforts to confront the host of crises threatening the world, from climate change and economic stagnation to stimulating development and combatting terrorism, Djibouti told the General Assembly ... UN News Centre - Top Stories
‘To deny climate change is to deny a truth we have just lived’ says Prime Minister of storm-hit Dominica Pleading with all countries in the United Nations General Assembly – large and small, rich and poor – to come together to save our planet, the Prime Minister of Dominica, where the landscape, ravaged by back-to-back hurricanes “resembles a warzone,” ... UN News Centre - Top Stories
Global challenges ‘a litmus test’ for leadership, Nepal Prime Minister tells UN Assembly Noting that amid a complex and polarized environment, the global community faces challenges that include terrorism, climate change and mass migration, the Prime Minister of Nepal called for a greater display of wisdom, knowledge and capacity to address pressing issues. UN News Centre - Top Stories
DR Congo, at General Assembly, calls on UN mission there to focus more on development The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which hosts more than ten thousand United Nations peacekeepers and where enormous resources over the past two decades have been devoted to bringing stability to the vast country, today called for the UN ... UN News Centre - Top Stories
Speech: North East Economic Forum: Exchequer Secretary speech 'The North East can once again be the engine of the UK’s economic, scientific and cultural progress,' says Andrew Jones. Announcements on GOV.UK
Speech: Daesh Resolution to the UN Security Council: statement by Alistair Burt The Minister of State for the Middle East spoke at a United Nations Security Council meeting about agreeing a resolution to bring Daesh to justice. Announcements on GOV.UK
Speech: Non-proliferation: UN Security Council statement by Mark Field The Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific spoke at a United Nations Security Council meeting about ending the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Announcements on GOV.UK
Speech: Amanda Spielman's speech at the Birmingham Education Partnership conference Ofsted's Chief Inspector talks about a values-rich society. The subject of the conference was 'A values anchor in stormy seas'. Announcements on GOV.UK
News story: New apprentices join the fight against cyber-crime in nuclear decommissioning The NDA is placing apprentices at the heart of the nuclear decommissioning industry to help protect against cyber-attacks. Announcements on GOV.UK
Press release: British naval team comes to assistance of family in search and rescue mission Last night the crew of Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Mounts Bay helped save the lives of three people in a search and rescue operation in the Caribbean, working alongside the US Coastguard. Announcements on GOV.UK
News story: Charities Against Fraud Awards 2017 Deadline for submission to the inaugural Charities Against Fraud awards due soon. Announcements on GOV.UK

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