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News in Brief 22 September 2017 (PM)

News in Brief 22 September 2017 (PM)

Arab States and UNHCR sign agreement to address refugee crisis

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and the League of Arab States (LAS) signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding on Friday, to respond more effectively to …

Conflict Prevention Crucial to Ending Hunger Crises in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, Yemen, Secretary-General Tells Famine Response Event

Conflict Prevention Crucial to Ending Hunger Crises in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, Yemen, Secretary-General Tells Famine Response Event

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' remarks to the high-level event on famine prevention and response, in New York today:

I thank the World Bank for co-hosting this event and I thank all of you …