Jeffrey Feltman

Member States’ support essential for an effective UN, says outgoing political chief

After nearly six years as the United Nations political chief, Jeffrey Feltman on Thursday spoke to the press for the last time as the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, spotlighting the importance of multilateralism and the support of UN Member countries for the Organization’s vital work.

Political affairs chief underscores UN commitment to Somalia

The head of the UN’s Department of Political Affairs has urged Somalia to continue its efforts towards reconciliation and state-building.

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News in Brief 24 July 2017 (PM)

UN chief ‘strongly condemns’ terrorist attack in Pakistan

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Boko Haram crisis has “devastated” Lake Chad region’s economy

The security and humanitarian crisis brought on by the Boko Haram terrorist group across Africa’s Lake Chad Basin has “devastated” the region’s economy.

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30,000 foreign terrorist fighters actively engaged with ISIL

Around 30,000 foreign terrorist fighters originating from over 100 countries are actively engaged with the ISIL or associated groups.

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