Briefing by Spokesperson for Secretary-General

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22-Sep-2016 00:13:31
Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

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The Secretary-General continued his bilateral meetings today.

He also delivered remarks at a number of events, including a meeting with the Sustainable Development Goals Advocacy Group; a High-level event on “Beyond the World Humanitarian Summit”; a ministerial meeting between ASEAN and the UN; a GA event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Declaration on the Right to Development; a panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment; and a High-level meeting on the humanitarian situation in South Sudan.

An inter-agency, cross-line convoy has entered the besieged Syrian town of Moadamiyeh in rural Damascus, bringing assistance for 35,000 people. Today's convoy included food, medical supplies, education, water and sanitation and other supplies.

The UN Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) reports that the security situation in Kaga Bandoro and Ndomété has improved since last weekend’s violence.

The Human Rights Office (OHCHR) has said they are deeply worried at the latest round of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Tomorrow morning, there will be a briefing by Herve Ladsous, the Head of the Peacekeeping Department following a meeting on Mali. Mr. Ladsous will be joined by the Foreign Minister of Algeria, Ramtane Lamamra, and Abdoulaye Diop, the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Mali.
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