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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Remarks by President Trump at Working Lunch with African Leaders

Remarks by President Trump at Working Lunch with African Leaders

PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you very much, General. I appreciate it. And I'm greatly honored to host this lunch, to be joined by the leaders of CAte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Uganda, and …

Central African President Pleads to UN: Don’t Forget Us

Central African President Pleads to UN: Don’t Forget Us

UNITED NATIONS The president of the Central African Republic, Faustin-Archange Touadera, on Tuesday pleaded with the world to not forget his country and urged the U.N. to bolster its peace-keeping force amid growing violence that …

Solid Protection Regimes, Greater Accountability for Human Traffickers Required to Finalize Global Compacts on Migrants, Refugees, Secretary-General Says

Solid Protection Regimes, Greater Accountability for Human Traffickers Required to Finalize Global Compacts on Migrants, Refugees, Secretary-General Says

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' remarks to the General Assembly side event on refuges and migrants titled Follow-up to the New York Declaration: One Year On, in New York today:

I would like to …

Neglected northern Uganda mustn’t be ignored any longer

Neglected northern Uganda mustn’t be ignored any longer

Uganda received its one millionth refugee from South Sudan on 17 August. This influx of people, many of whom have fled terrible violence to seek sanctuary in northern Uganda, has put a significant financial strain …

Neglected northern Uganda mustn’t be ignored any longer

Neglected northern Uganda mustn’t be ignored any longer

Uganda received its one millionth refugee from South Sudan on 17 August. This influx of people, many of whom have fled terrible violence to seek sanctuary in northern Uganda, has put a significant financial strain …

Neglected northern Uganda mustn’t be ignored any longer

Neglected northern Uganda mustn’t be ignored any longer

Uganda received its one millionth refugee from South Sudan on 17 August. This influx of people, many of whom have fled terrible violence to seek sanctuary in northern Uganda, has put a significant financial strain …

Prioritise support for economic infrastructure in developing countries

Prioritise support for economic infrastructure in developing countries

President Yoweri Museveni has told American investors that he would like President Donald Trump to prioritize economic infrastructure development to help lower the cost of doing business in developing countries.

The President was addressing the …

IGAD Health Data Project is Moving Forward

IGAD Health Data Project is Moving Forward

Kampala (Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning inaugurated the Decision Making Point Meeting of the IGAD Regional Action through Action (RAD) Initiative in Kampala during an opening ceremony presided over by Dr …

USA HAILS UGANDA ON REFUGEE POLICY, OFFERS SUPPORT

USA HAILS UGANDA ON REFUGEE POLICY, OFFERS SUPPORT

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said that the conflict in South Sudan is caused by lack of ideology and politicians who push forward identity politics and forget the interests of the people.

"Identity is important …

Museveni, UKs Boris Johnson discuss South Sudan, Burundi

Museveni, UKs Boris Johnson discuss South Sudan, Burundi

President Yoweri Museveni has held candid talks with the United Kingdoms Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on the situation in Somalia, South Sudan and Burundi, telling him there must be a more serious concerted effort to …

Don’t “Empower” Women To Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Do This Instead

Don’t “Empower” Women To Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Do This Instead

While the political activities at the United Nations take center-stage during this General Assembly week in New York, a little farther uptown from the UN headquarters, Columbia University is hosting the International Conference on Sustainable …

Secretary Tillerson Launches PEPFAR Strategy for Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control

Secretary Tillerson Launches PEPFAR Strategy for Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control

Today, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released the new U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Strategy for Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control (2017-2020), which reaffirms U.S. support for HIV/AIDS efforts in more than 50 …

Six major humanitarian challenges confronting the UN General Assembly

Six major humanitarian challenges confronting the UN General Assembly

Hype over what President Donald Trump may or may not say dominated the media build-up to this week's UN General Assembly. However, US funding cuts and the apparent absence of American authority on key global …