Upholding International Treaties, Greater Trust among Political Leaders in Korean Peninsula, Middle East Key to Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Security Council Told

Speakers highlighted the importance of nuclear non proliferation treaties and of strengthening confidence and trust among political leaders of the Korean Peninsula and the Middle East, as the Security Council held a high level briefing …

Amid Rising Number of Conflicts Worldwide, Security Council Presidential Statement Underlines Urgent Need for Advancing Preventive Diplomacy Tools, Practices

Expressing concern over the growing number of conflicts worldwide, the Security Council today underlined an urgent need for redoubled efforts for prevention and resolution.

In presidential statement S/PRST/2018/1, presented by Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Minister for Foreign …

Central African Republic: Violence Fuels Neglected Humanitarian Tragedy, with Half of Population in Need of Aid

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warns that humanitarian conditions in the Central African Republic (CAR) are rapidly deteriorating, with half of the population in need of humanitarian aid.

One in five people …

GHANA TO TRAIN SIERRA LEONEAN NURSES

ACCRA, Ghana is to train Sierra Leonean enrolled nurses and midwives in two-year Registered Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery programmes under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by Ghana's Ministry of Health in partnership with …

Aptima® HIV-1 Quant Dx Assay Awarded World Health Organization Prequalification

MARLBOROUGH, Massachusetts, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that its CE-marked Aptima® HIV-1 Quant Dx assay has been awarded World Health Organization (WHO) prequalification for in vitro diagnostics.

The …

CSA Global and Whittle Consulting announce partnership agreement

LONDON and CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CSA Global and Whittle Consulting are pleased to announce a partnership agreement to collaborate efforts to offer Integrated Strategic Planning services in and around …

BEIRUT SELECTED AS CCPIT HEADQUARTERS

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued the following statement:

"Under the directives of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the follow-up of the Embassy of Lebanon to the People's Republic of China, and the efforts of …

Secretary-General Appoints Bience Gawanas of Namibia Special Adviser on Africa

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres announced today the appointment of Bience Gawanas of Namibia as Special Adviser on Africa. She will succeed Maged Abdelaziz of Egypt, to whom the Secretary General is grateful for …