The U.N. Correspondents Association held a press conference on Thursday, Januray 14th, with Director of Operations at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Mr. Dominik Stillhart, during his short visit to New York.
Mr. Stillhart briefed on the ICRC’s participation in the relief operation in Syria.
Also participating in the panel was Mr. Stéphane Bonamy, ICRC Delegate, ICRC Delegation to the United Nations and Mr. Ernesto Granillo, Advisor and Spokesperson for the ICRC.
Have this confirmed by a source close to the whips office. They are heading back to SW1. Source tells me it must now be likely that confidence vote happening. “Got to be close if not there already” https://t.co/K1RW4Jz77O— Beth Rigby (@BethRigby) November 16, 2018
& trip to Sweden twitter.com/AkshayaSays/st…
To be fair, they've also gone down to Washington DC for lunch at the White House organized by @USUN in January 2018, and stopped by Kuwait City during a trip organized by @KuwaitMissionUN (4/7) pic.twitter.com/pICamt843A— Akshaya Kumar (@AkshayaSays) November 15, 2018
Being called Security Council tourism. twitter.com/AkshayaSays/st…
Beijing, which currently holds the rotating presidency of the Council, has planned the trip to showcase the cities of Shenzhen and Guangzhou & to spotlight its contributions to UN peacekeeping around the world.— Akshaya Kumar (@AkshayaSays) November 15, 2018
Such glitzy destinations are a far cry from usual UNSC trips (2/7) pic.twitter.com/RRGmzcNIc9