Daily Archives: February 20, 2015

Press Releases: Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom David Saperstein

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good afternoon to all of you. Please, sit down. (Inaudible) come on, you’ve got to sit down. Relax. They get to sit. You all – (laughter) – just fight for your space. I didn’t know David traveled with his own cheering cohort here. (Laughter.) This is pretty impressive, folks. I think in

News in brief 20 February 2015 (PM)

20 Feb 2015 Listen / A street scene in Mogadishu, the Somali capital. Photo: AU-UN IST/Stuart Price Car bomb attacks in Mogadishu condemned by UN envoy An attack on a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu on Friday has been strongly condemned by the top UN envoy in the country. At least 20 people, including

UN health agency approves rapid test for Ebola, as decline in cases appears to level off

20 February 2015 – The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today announced that it has approved for use a rapid diagnostic test kit for Ebola that can provide results in 15 minutes and correctly identify 92 percent of patients infected by the disease that has killed more than 9,400 people, mainly in West Africa.

Biographical Notes

Suzanne M. Benoît (BA [Psychology], University of Ottawa; MBA, University of Ottawa) was appointed President-Chief Executive Officer of Aéro Montréal in August 2006. Prior to joining Aéro Montréal, she led the Longueuil Economic Development Agency as its president and CEO from the day it was founded in 2002. From 1999 to 2003, she led the