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As South Sudan celebrates, UN envoy cites trust as future ‘key ingredient’

As South Sudan celebrates, UN envoy cites trust as future ‘key ingredient’

Thousands of elated citizens gathered in South Sudan's capital of Juba on Wednesday to celebrate an agreement signed in September between the President and his former deputy, which it is hoped will finally end years …

As South Sudan celebrates, UN envoy cites trust as future ‘key ingredient’

As South Sudan celebrates, UN envoy cites trust as future ‘key ingredient’

Thousands of elated citizens gathered in South Sudan's capital of Juba on Wednesday to celebrate an agreement signed in September between the President and his former deputy, which it is hoped will finally end years …

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agriculture With the Help of Nuclear Techniques

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agriculture With the Help of Nuclear Techniques

Farmers are increasingly using sustainable agricultural methods to boost productivity while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In a series of research projects, coordinated by the IAEA in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of …

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agriculture With the Help of Nuclear Techniques

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agriculture With the Help of Nuclear Techniques

Farmers are increasingly using sustainable agricultural methods to boost productivity while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In a series of research projects, coordinated by the IAEA in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of …

UGANDA SAYS LANDSLIDE DEATH TOLL RISES TO 43, BEGINS RELOCATIONS

UGANDA SAYS LANDSLIDE DEATH TOLL RISES TO 43, BEGINS RELOCATIONS

KAMPALA-- The death toll from a landslide in Uganda last week has risen to 43 and displaced residents deemed most at risk in the disaster-prone region will be resettled immediately, the government said.

Torrential rains …

UGANDA BUDUBA MUDSLIDES: PRES MUSEVENI APOLOGISES OVER DELAYED RELOCATION

UGANDA BUDUBA MUDSLIDES: PRES MUSEVENI APOLOGISES OVER DELAYED RELOCATION

KAMPALA-- President Yoweri Museveni who visited Bukalasi Sub County, Bududa District where dozens of residents lost their lives in the mudslides that swept their homes after a down pour on Thursday, has apologised over his …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary General

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary General

The following is a near verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary General.

All right, good afternoon.

**Indonesia

The Secretary General is now back in New York. He arrived …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary General

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary General

The following is a near verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary General.

All right, good afternoon.

**Indonesia

The Secretary General is now back in New York. He arrived …

Cooperation, Collaboration between Countries Crucial in Combating International Terrorism, Sixth Committee Speakers Stress, Hailing ‘Code of Conduct’

Cooperation, Collaboration between Countries Crucial in Combating International Terrorism, Sixth Committee Speakers Stress, Hailing ‘Code of Conduct’

As the Sixth Committee (Legal) continued its consideration of international terrorism today, speakers emphasized the importance of international cooperation and regional collaboration, with many drawing attention to specific initiatives including a proposed Code of Conduct …

Cooperation, Collaboration between Countries Crucial in Combating International Terrorism, Sixth Committee Speakers Stress, Hailing ‘Code of Conduct’

Cooperation, Collaboration between Countries Crucial in Combating International Terrorism, Sixth Committee Speakers Stress, Hailing ‘Code of Conduct’

As the Sixth Committee (Legal) continued its consideration of international terrorism today, speakers emphasized the importance of international cooperation and regional collaboration, with many drawing attention to specific initiatives including a proposed Code of Conduct …

UGANDAN PARLIAMENT VOTES TO MAINTAIN SOCIAL MEDIA FEE, MOBILE MONEY TAX

UGANDAN PARLIAMENT VOTES TO MAINTAIN SOCIAL MEDIA FEE, MOBILE MONEY TAX

KAMPALA-- Ugandan lawmakers have voted in favor of maintaining the excise duty amendment bill that imposes a daily social media fee and mobile money tax despite public protests.

A total of 164 lawmakers, mainly from …

UGANDAN PARLIAMENT VOTES TO MAINTAIN SOCIAL MEDIA FEE, MOBILE MONEY TAX

UGANDAN PARLIAMENT VOTES TO MAINTAIN SOCIAL MEDIA FEE, MOBILE MONEY TAX

KAMPALA-- Ugandan lawmakers have voted in favor of maintaining the excise duty amendment bill that imposes a daily social media fee and mobile money tax despite public protests.

A total of 164 lawmakers, mainly from …

Michel Xavier Biang of Gabon Chair of Sixth Committee

Michel Xavier Biang of Gabon Chair of Sixth Committee

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

The Sixth Committee (Legal) elected Michel Xavier Biang (Gabon) Chair on 5 June. (See Press Release GA/12022.)

Prior to his appointment as Permanent Representative to …