French minister Royal to run for U.N. development agency post

Mar 26, 2017

French minister Royal to run for U.N. development agency post

French Environment Minister Segolene Royal said on Friday that she was running to lead the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), at a time when the U.N. could see an abrupt cut in crucial United States funding. Royal, the former partner of Socialist President Francois ...

/ Mar 1, 2017

Trump's budget would slash diplomacy, foreign aid

The Trump administration is proposing a 37 percent cut to the budgets for diplomacy and foreign aid to help pay for increased military spending, U.S. officials said Tuesday. The steep cuts raised concerns among lawmakers and national security veterans about America’s ability to promote ...