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IMF / CHINA

China is moving to a "new normal," of slower yet safer and more sustainable growth.  This involves giving the market a more decisive role in the economy, says the IMF in its annual assessment of the economy. IMF / RECENT

17 Aug 2015 | Read More »

IMF / LAGARDE PRESSER

In an online press conference, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said that China's economy is prepared to withstand market turmoil. Her comments follow efforts by the Chinese government to bolster markets following recent volatility.  IMF / RECENT

29 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / CHINA SECURITY LAW

In a statement, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has expressed concern about the human rights implications of a new national security law recently adopted in China. In an interview, his spokesperson Rupert Colville said  ”the definition of national security is also extremely broad.” OHCHR

7 Jul 2015 | Read More »

S.SUDAN / CHINESE BATTALION

The first Chinese Peacekeeping Infantry Battalion to be deployed in a Peacekeeping Mission held an Inauguration ceremony for its headquarters in Juba, South Sudan Tuesday. UNMISS

26 May 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA CONSULTATIONS

UN Special Envoy on Syria Stephan de Mistura reaffirmed the resolve of the Secretary-General to “leave no stone unturned in efforts to support the people of Syria in their yearning for peace and change”.  UNTV CH

18 May 2015 | Read More »

IMF / ASIA OUTLOOK

Growth in Asia and the Pacific will continue to outperform the rest of the world, and is expected to remain steady at 5.6 percent in 2015, easing slightly to 5.5 percent in 2016, according to the IMF IMF

7 May 2015 | Read More »

FAO / LI KEQIANG

Chinese Premiere Li Keqiang today announced a $50 million donation to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to support the Organization’s program of “South-South cooperation” to improve food security and promote sustainable agricultural development over the next five years. FAO

15 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GA / DEBATE 2

The Russian Minister for Foreign Affairs told the General Assembly that "Washington has openly declared its right to the unilateral use of military force anywhere to advocate its own interests." Lavrov said that "military interference has become a norm even despite its dismal outcome of all operations of force the US has carried out over [...]

27 Sep 2014 | Read More »

IMF/BRIEFING

During its regular bi-weekly press briefing, Gerry Rice, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s Spokesperson, expressed the Fund's views on AIIB and updated the status of the IMF program with Mali. IMF  

10 Jul 2014 | Read More »

FAO / MDG AWARDS

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recognizes Chile, China and Morocco as the latest in a growing list of countries to reduce hunger, but urges stronger efforts to eradicate undernourishment. FAO

16 Jun 2014 | Read More »

 

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