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Updates Hurricane Matthew from UN OCHA Dedicated Page


On 9 October, the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Matthew was located offshore of eastern coast of the United States no longer posing a threat to land. The storm was moving toward the east near 15 mph (24 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue during the next day. On the forecast track, the center of Matthew will move farther offshore of the coast of the North Carolina Outer Banks today and tonight. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next day, and the low is expected to be absorbed within a frontal boundary Monday night. All Hurricane Watches have been discontinued.

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Interview with Patricia O’Brien, UN Legal Counsel

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon signed annual performance and accountability compacts with senior UN officials. Mr. Ban (seated left) is seen with Patricia O’Brien (right, signing pact), Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs. 15 February 2013 United Nations, New YorkIn August 2008, Patricia O’Brien was appointed the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and UN Legal Counsel. She oversees the Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) at UN Headquarters in New York, the 200 or so staff members of which provide unified legal services for the extremely varied needs of the Organization. Continue reading