Category Archives: Sports

Neymar Jr. kicks off TCL’s 2018 global sports campaign

Neymar Jr. debuts as TCL’s global brand ambassador in his hometown, Sao Paulo SAO PAULO, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Neymar Jr., one of the world’s most influential and widely-recognized athletes, today officially took up his new role as global brand

Opening 2018 Coordination, Management Meeting, Economic and Social Council Elects Members, Fills Outstanding Vacancies to Subsidiary Bodies

The Economic and Social Council today began the coordination and management meetings of its 2018 session with the election of members to a number of subsidiary bodies.It elected members to, and filled outstanding vacancies on, the following bodies: Co...

Speakers in Population and Development Commission Spotlight National Measures to Embrace Migrant Flows, Balance Urban Expansion with Rights Protections

Gateway cities were critical entry points for immigrants from a wide range of countries, serving as hubs for the collection, circulation and dispersion of goods, capital and people, the Commission on Population and Development heard today as it continu...

SIERRA LEONE: JULIUS MAADA BIO TAKES PRESIDENTIAL OATH IN A HOTEL

FREETOWN -- Sierra Leone's opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio has rushed to take his presidential oath in a hotel after winning the run-off election. Maada Bio is a former military ruler who briefly ruled the country in 1996. He narrowly

Secretary-General Congratulates Newly Elected President of Sierra Leone

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres:The Secretary General takes note of the announcement by the National Electoral Commission on 4 April of the final results of the presidential run off el...

Libya: Reconciliation Technical Committee identifies concrete steps to implement Tawergha Misrata Agreement; UN to play central role

The Technical Committee of the Towards National Reconciliation in Libyardquo; project met this week with the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General Ghassan Salameacute; and the State Minister for IDP Affairs Youssef Jalala to discuss the...

Tangled French Relations with Libya Forms Backdrop of Campaign Financing Scandal

Allegations of illicit Libyan campaign financing now grabbing French headlines are also revisiting � and potentially revising � the tangled, roller-coaster relationship between Paris and Tripoli.Once centered on arms and oil sales, France's strategic i...

Ethnic Violence in Congo’s Northeast Displaces 60,000

The assailants attacked under cover of darkness, slaughtering Nguli Nzafi 's wife and three children with machetes and arrows.The 71-year-old, who also lost all 40 of his cattle in the violence, was forced to flee on foot some 90 kilometers