The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press briefing with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian Refugee Council to launch the 2017 Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID 2017) presenting the latest data and trends of internal displacement by conflict and disasters worldwide, including spotlights, highlighting countries, regions and issues of particular concern.
Jan Egeland, Secretary General, Norwegian Refugee Council
Alexandra Bilak, Director, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
Secretary Tillerson: @USEmbassyBurma is expressing our concerns over the detention of journalists, demanding their release…A free press is vital to #Myanmar’s transition in becoming a viable democracy, and we want Myanmar’s democracy to succeed. pic.twitter.com/7yDas5saHT— Department of State (@StateDept) December 15, 2017
“A sustained cessation of North Korea’s threatening behavior must occur before talks can begin. North Korea must earn its way back to the table ... we will in the meantime keep our channels of communication open” ~ Rex Tillerson speaking a few feet from DPRK envoy @UN Sec Council