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North Korean Pledge to Close Nuclear Test Site & Other Topics — Daily Briefing (14 May 2018)

Published on May 14th, 2018 • United Nations

Daily Press Briefing: Austria, Iraq, Ebola, Kosovo, Mali, Sudan, Central African Republic, Syria, Hunger, Trans Fats

Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

HIGHLIGHTS:
— IN VIENNA, U.N. CHIEF WELCOMES DPR KOREA’S INTENTION TO CLOSE NUCLEAR TEST SITE (0:09)

— SECRETARY-GENERAL CONGRATULATES IRAQ ON PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS

— HEAD OF U.N. HEALTH AGENCY VISITS EBOLA-AFFECTED AREAS IN DR CONGO

— INTENSIVE EFFORTS UNDERWAY TO CONTINUE DIALOGUE IN KOSOVO — U.N. OFFICIAL TELLS SECURITY COUNCIL
— ATTACKS ON U.N. CONVOYS IN MALI INJURE THREE PEACEKEEPERS
— U.N. RELIEF CHIEF URGES COUNTRIES TO STEP UP SUPPORT FOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE IN SUDAN
— CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: U.N.I.C.E.F. WARNS THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN AFFECTED BY INCREASE IN VIOLENCE
— SYRIA: NEARLY 300,000 PEOPLE DISPLACED LAST WEEK, SAYS U.N. AGENCY
— PREVENTATIVE ACTION CAN DRAMATICALLY REDUCE HUNGER WORLDWIDE — U.N. REPORT
— U.N. HEALTH AGENCY CALLS FOR ELIMINATION OF TRANS FATS FROM GLOBAL FOOD SUPPLY

Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=14%20May%202018

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