Countdown

9th PS-MUN 01.03.2019 09:00 254 Days

Americas

Global perspective, human stories
  1. Paraguay has successfully eliminated malaria, the United Nations health agency has announced, highlighting that the major milestone offers lessons to other countries aiming to control the mosquito-borne sickness.
  2. Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the 5 June declaration of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) “in support of the people of Nicaragua.”
  3. The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday elected Ecuadorean Foreign Minister María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of its upcoming 73rd session; only the fourth woman to hold that position in the history of the world body, and the first since 2006.
  4. The current policy in the United States of separating “extremely young children” from their asylum-seeker or migrant parents along the country’s southern border “always constitutes a child rights violation”, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday.
  5. The principal strategy for dealing with extreme poverty in the USA is to “criminalise and stigmatise” those who need assistance, according to a United Nations independent human rights expert, in a statement on Tuesday.

Contact Details

Address: Eleftheriou Venizelou Str., 
                 Glyka Nera, 153 54, Greece
Tel:          (+30) 210 66 11 793-4
Fax:         (+30) 210 60 49 599
E-mail:    info@ps-mun.gr