Category Archives: General

Petitioners Condemn Corruption, Diversion of Aid Intended for Refugee Camps as Fourth Committee Continues Decolonization Debate

Stagnation, corruption and terrible conditions threaten the well-being of young people in Western Sahara’s refugee camps, petitioners from Non Self Governing Territories told the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) today, as it continued its general debate on decolonization.

Describing …

EGYPTIAN, SAUDI FORCES START JOINT MILITARY DRILLS IN SOUTHERN EGYPT

CAIRO, Egypt- Egyptian and Saudi forces, started on Wednesday, their joint military drills dubbed “Tabuk 4,” in Egypt’s southern military region, an Egyptian military spokesman said, in a statement.

“The drills aim to develop and strengthen military cooperation between the …

China’s Major ICT Event PT Expo China 2018 Came to a Close

BEIJING, Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hosted from Sep 26-29 in Beijing by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) event PT Expo China 2018 came to a close earlier. With the theme …

World’s Poorest Nations Left Behind in Reaching Sustainable Development Goals, Delegates Stress as Second Committee Begins General Debate

Hampered by such obstacles as trade barriers, debt distress, food insecurity, climate change and meagre resources, the world’s poorest countries lagged furthest behind in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals, speakers told the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) today as it …

Ibero-Amercian network of public prosecutors agrees to develop joint investigation teams

Trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants are global concerns, with the former affecting virtually every country in the world as a place of origin, transit or destination. Supporting regional coordination efforts in the fight against these crimes is therefore …