Daily Press Briefing: United States, Gaza, Ebola, DR Congo, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Chad, Syria, Guatemala, Health, Bees.

Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

HIGHLIGHTS:
– SECRETARY-GENERAL TO MEET PRESIDENT TRUMP TODAY
– U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS CHIEF CALLS FOR ACCOUNTABILITY AFTER OVER 100 KILLED IN OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORY
– D.R. CONGO: RAPID RESPONSE CAN BRING EBOLA OUTBREAK UNDER CONTROL – W.H.O.
– U.N. REFUGEE AGENCY ALARMED AS 7,000 FLEE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC VIOLENCE TO REMOTE D.R. CONGO REGION
– CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: SECRETARY-GENERAL SPEAKS OUT AGAINST ATTACK IN WHICH U.N. PEACEKEEPER DIED
– 210 CHILDREN RELEASED BY ARMED GROUPS IN SOUTH SUDAN – U.N.I.C.E.F.
– SYRIA: U.N. VOICES CONCERN OVER SAFETY OF CIVILIANS IN DAMASCUS AMID MILITARY CAMPAIGN
– U.N. CONCERNED ABOUT WORSENING CLIMATE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENCE IN GUATEMALA
– WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION CHIEF TO PRESENT AMBITIOUS AGENDA TO SAVE 29 MILLION LIVES BY 2023
– U.N. TO MARK FIRST BEE DAY

Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=18%20May%202018

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