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Rezidor Hotel Group: Radisson RED to arrive in Riga, Latvia

Rezidor Hotel Group: Radisson RED to arrive in Riga, Latvia

The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel groups worldwide and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of the first Radisson RED in Riga, Latvia, …

Help People Striving for Peace, Decent Life, New General Assembly President Tells Member States, as He Opens Seventy-second Session

Help People Striving for Peace, Decent Life, New General Assembly President Tells Member States, as He Opens Seventy-second Session

Secretary-General Cites Threats of Inequality, Irregular Migration, Cyberattacks

Commencing the seventy-second session of the General Assembly today, President Miroslav Lajcak said his tenure would be a year of firsts and called upon Member States to …

Survey: Small Arms Buying, Selling Fuels Conflicts and Instability

Survey: Small Arms Buying, Selling Fuels Conflicts and Instability

GENEVA � A survey finds the United States is the world's top small arms trader in a multi-billion-dollar industry, followed by Italy, Brazil, Germany and South Korea.

The survey says at least $6 billion in …

“We know and we see you”: poetry champion returns home to Darfur

“We know and we see you”: poetry champion returns home to Darfur

Emtithal (Emi) Mahmoud writes poetry to draw attention to the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan, as well as the global refugee crisis.

The Sudanese poet, who currently lives in the United States, recently visited El …

TANZANIA PARLIAMENT RATIFIES INTER-GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT FOR UGANDA-TANZANIA OIL PIPELINE

TANZANIA PARLIAMENT RATIFIES INTER-GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT FOR UGANDA-TANZANIA OIL PIPELINE

DAR-ES-SALAAM, The Tanzanian Parliament has ratified the Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) for the execution of the mega Hoima-Tanga oil pipeline project connecting oilfields in western Uganda with the Indian Ocean port of Tanga in northern Tanzania.…

U.S.-African Partnerships: Advancing Common Interests

U.S.-African Partnerships: Advancing Common Interests

Introduction

Good morning. Thank you President Lindborg for your very kind and generous introduction. To you and to Ambassador Carson I am grateful for the invitation to participate in this important and timely symposium.

It …