Category Archives: Technology

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Security Cou…

Somalia 2019 Gu Season Rainfall Update Issued on 22/05/2019

This bulletin provides a summary of the progress of observed rainfall for the current Gu season in Somalia

The 2019 Gu (March/April-June) season rainfall …

Actress Priyanka Chopra Promotes Refugee Education on Ethiopia Visit

ASSOSA, ETHIOPIA Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children.

Chopra is a goodwill ambassador for the Unit…

Statement from NRC: Regarding today’s UN press release requesting $710 million for drought response

“We have an opportunity to prevent a catastrophe in Somalia before it happens, but that window is closing soon. The drought crisis is likely to get wo…

Kenya, Cameroon Militaries Fighting Terrorism Through Development

YAOUNDE A delegation from the Kenyan military is sharing experience on how the Cameroon military engineering corps has taken over road construction proj…

East Africa Seasonal Monitor: May 16, 2019

Late April and early May rainfall unlikely to ease on-going severe drought in Eastern Horn

KEY MESSAGES

Below-average rainfall performance, abnormally …

Somaliland Celebrates Independence Despite Lack of International Recognition

HARGEISA, SOMALILAND The breakaway state of Somaliland is preparing to celebrate 28 years since it declared independence from Somalia. No country recog…

Somaliland Celebrates Independence Despite Lack of International Recognition

HARGEISA, SOMALILAND The breakaway state of Somaliland is preparing to celebrate 28 years since it declared independence from Somalia. No country recog…

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia

This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, t…

Trump: ‘Spying’ Investigation by Barr Not Requested by Me

President Donald Trump says he did not order Attorney General William Barr to launch another investigation into the origin of the Mueller probe, but says h…