Category Archives: Health

Department Press Briefing – October 11, 2018

MS NAUERT: Hi, everyone. Good afternoon. A couple of announcements to start off with today, but before I get to that I’d like to say thanks to Robert Palladino for joining us here at the State Department, back at the …

Without Clear Definition, Universal Jurisdiction Principle Risks Misuse, Abuse, Sixth Committee Speakers Warn

Engaging in a vigorous debate over the definition of universal jurisdiction, as well as its scope and application when fighting impunity and achieving judicial justice, delegates cautioning that without clear limitations, the principle was open to misuse and abuse, as …

Without Clear Definition, Universal Jurisdiction Principle Risks Misuse, Abuse, Sixth Committee Speakers Warn

Engaging in a vigorous debate over the definition of universal jurisdiction, as well as its scope and application when fighting impunity and achieving judicial justice, delegates cautioning that without clear limitations, the principle was open to misuse and abuse, as …

EGYPTIAN MILITARY COURT SENTENCES FOUR TERRORISTS TO DEATH

CAIRO, Egypt – An Egyptian military court, sentenced four defendants to death, and 17 others to life in prison, over terror charges, state-run Ahram Online news website reported.

The prosecutor-general’s office charged the defendants with joining a terrorist group, conspiracy, …

Making Economic Case for Disarmament, First Committee Delegates Issue Calls to Trim Soaring Military Budgets, Reinvest Funds in Vital 2030 Agenda Goals

Amid increases in global military expenditures, nuclear weapons acquisitions and stock modernization, delegates stressed that there would be no winners in any kind of nuclear weapon confrontation and this funding would be better spent on achieving vital development objectives, as …