SG: this morning the SG held his monthly press briefing, in which he touched on several notable issues including the outcomes of the MDG Summit and Launch of the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health, the upcoming G20 Summit in Seoul, Middle East peace talks, Sudan and sexual violence in the DRC. A full report will come tomorrow.
SC Mission: today the SC delegation visited the UN’s logistics base in Entebee, Uganda (where the UN houses much of its supplies for regional peacekeeping missions), and held a meeting with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. The delegation then left for Juba, South Sudan, where it is expected to hear a briefing from UNMIS.
USG Pascoe in Nepal: today USG for Political Affairs Pascoe arrived in Nepal for a two-day visit to review progress on the peace process there and preparations for the withdrawal of the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN).