Daily Archives: October 12, 2019

Key issues in Mozambique election

MAPUTO, Mozambique is due to hold presidential, provincial and legislative elections on Tuesday Oct 15, two months after the country’s two largest parties signed a peace deal that put a formal end to decades of violence.

The governing Frelimo party …

Delegates Stress Urgent Need for Weather Resilient Farming, Combating Hunger, as Second Committee Debates Agriculture, Food Security, Nutrition

With world hunger rising for the third year after decades of decline, delegates underscored the escalating impacts of climate change and the urgent need for more weather resilient farming, as the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) took up agriculture, food …

Fourth Committee Taking Backward Steps on Western Sahara Question, Says Namibia’s Representative, amid Continuing Debate on Decolonization Issues

Petitioners Give Morocco’s Proposed Autonomy Plan Mixed Reviews in Hearing

After calling numerous meetings on the question of Western Sahara for more than 40 years, it appears the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) is taking steps backwards instead of …

United Nations Confronting Worst Liquidity Crisis in Recent Years, Top Management Official Says, Presenting Key Financial Indicators for 2019 to Fifth Committee

The United Nations senior management official told members of the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today that the Organization is confronting its worst liquidity crisis in recent years as she laid out the Organization’s key financial indicators for 2019.

Catherine …

United Nations Confronting Worst Liquidity Crisis in Recent Years, Top Management Official Says, Presenting Key Financial Indicators for 2019 to Fifth Committee

The United Nations senior management official told members of the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today that the Organization is confronting its worst liquidity crisis in recent years as she laid out the Organization’s key financial indicators for 2019.

Catherine …