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UNITED NATIONS, March 24 - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on March 23 met Bangladesh's State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam, amid ... the President of the UN General Assembly will do anything about Guterres' failure to name a Myanmar envoy mandated by the General Assembly in December. Dhaka

MANILA, Philippines (Corrected, 3:26 p.m.) - The Philippines was among five nations that rejected a resolution by the United Nations' human rights body on ... In November 2017, the Philippines also voted against the draft resolution of a UN General Assembly committee draft resolution on the human ... UN resolution rights
What if the United Nations General Assembly had not passed, on November 27, 1947, a resolution calling for the establishment of Eretz Israel? I'm sure anti-Semitism, which is at a record high now, since the destruction of European Jewry during the Second World War, would be far worse, if that is possible.
Since 1998, our role has been recognised and endorsed by United Nations General Assembly resolutions. For the millions of people displaced within their own country, IDMC plays a unique role as a global monitor and analyst to inform and influence policy and action by governments, UN agencies, donors ...

GENEVA (23 March 2018) - The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting adopted five resolutions in which it extended the mandates on the .... Japan, also introducing the draft resolution L.29, said the text recalled last year's United Nations General Assembly resolution that underscored very serious ...
They emphasized, in the twin resolutions on the review of the peacebuilding architecture, General Assembly resolution 70/262 and Security Council ... My aim is to forge a common vision and common systems and capacities across the United Nations to consistently and adequately support Member States ...
Middle school students return from Montessori Model United Nations ... Montessori Model United Nations has partnered with the United Nations to create the program for adolescent Montessori students that enables students to learn about ... They voted on draft resolutions in the UN General Assembly Hall.
UNITED NATIONS, March 21 (Xinhua) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that tree-planting contributes to ... The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on Dec. ... The resolution encourages all member states to organize activities relating to all types of forests.
Monitoring of the human rights situation in Crimea was done in line with the three United Nations General Assembly resolutions and it was done remotely ... the latest one, 72/190 on the human rights situation in Crimea, taking into account that the occupying power had completely ignored resolution 71/205.
According to the website dayofhappiness.net, the campaign is a global celebration to mark the United Nations International Day of Happiness. ... In 2011, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution which recognized happiness as a “fundamental human goal” and called for “a more inclusive, equitable ...
Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon spoke to JNS about changing the atmosphere at the world body, as well as his experience working .... Q: Following President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to denounce it.
"In connection with the void election in Crimea, the representative of the UN Secretary General recalled the UN General Assembly resolution on the territorial integrity of Ukraine and the recognition of Russia as an invader," the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations reported on Twitter.
13 March 2018: The permanent representatives of Bangladesh and Lithuania will lead negotiations on a UN General Assembly (UNGA) resolution on peacebuilding and sustaining peace. The resulting text is expected to be adopted by Member States at a high-level event in April 2018. UNGA President ...
A record number of 637 students from 30 area high schools will take part in the Model United Nations General Assembly from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday in Knox Hall on the University at Buffalo North Campus in Amherst. Student delegates will represent 55 countries as they draw up resolutions, negotiate, ...
The present report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is submitted pursuant to resolution 34/28, adopted by the Human Rights ... Rights Council consider recommending to the General Assembly that it make use of its powers under Article 96(a) of the Charter of the United Nations in ...

UNITED NATIONS, March 19 – Twenty three days after the UN Security Council adopted a Syira ceasefire resolution, with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid set to brief the Council at 3 pm, the US State Department issued a statement on Afrin, beginning "The United States is deeply concerned over ...
OHCHR continued monitoring the human rights situation in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol despite lack of access to the peninsula, on the basis of United Nations General Assembly resolutions noting the territorial integrity of Ukraine and Crimea being under the temporary ...
In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution that set an agenda for the world to build towards a future that is sustainable. 'Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development', as it was called, set out 17 clearly articulated global goals, popularly called the ...
UNITED NATIONS, Mar 19 2018 (IPS) - One of the first resolutions adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, on the location of the headquarters of the Organization, gives the United Nations “exclusive rights over the subsoil of land conveyed to it, and in particular the right to make constructions underground and to ...
In December 1948, the UN General Assembly passed Resolution 194, which called for the return of Palestinian refugees expelled from their homes during the creation of the state of Israel and the provision of humanitarian services to these refugees until the newly-founded United Nations Conciliation ...
KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Malaysia is committed to strengthening its role in the 53-member Commonwealth, particularly in advancing the value of moderation as espoused by the Global Movement of Moderates. In its 2018 Commonwealth Day message, the Foreign Ministry noted that Malaysia's ...
... play the United Nations card. It could refer the case to the UN Security Council as a “threat to peace”. China is a member of the UN Security Council and would veto any such resolution, but the Philippines could transfer the issue to the UN General Assembly under the Uniting for Peace Resolution where ...
Working at the UN, Inner City Press asked the spokesman for Miroslav Lajcak, President of the UN General Assembly, for comment on the North Korea talks. .... The Government of Maldives gives high priority to the implementation of all resolutions of the United Nations Security Council, including the Resolutions on ...
... and Israel on a nonbinding December 21 UN General Assembly resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump's controversial decision to move the ... Honduras' President Juan Orlando Hernandez, left, shakes hands with Nikki Haley, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, in Tegucigalpa, ...
Libya just gave a speech championing world peace, “the ultimate purpose of the United Nations.” Another UN member state broke into a song-and-dance routine. But Dom is interested in actual work, and so far only one resolution is really gaining traction in his committee: a measure that would demand QR ...
Over the winter holidays, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations got around to hanging the official portrait of Ambassador Nikki Haley alongside the ..... On the eve of a vote on a similar measure before the U.N. General Assembly, which adopted the nonbinding resolution by a vote of 128 to 9, Ukraine joined ...
Inner City Press asked the spokesman for Miroslav Lajcak, President of the UN General Assembly, for comment on the North Korea talks. .... The Government of Maldives gives high priority to the implementation of all resolutions of the United Nations Security Council, including the Resolutions on Democratic People's ...
UNITED NATIONS, March 9 – On the North Korea - Trump talks by May announced on March 8, it's said US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster is going to brief ... and reiterates his support for all efforts towards peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in accordance with relevant Security Council resolutions.
Sophie Shevardnadze: Jan Kavan, former president of the United Nations General Assembly and ex-Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic, welcome to ... of the United Nations Security Council resolution 1244 that made it very clear that Kosovo at that time should have remained part of the former federal ...
34, South Kingstown, Narragansett) hosted a celebration of the United Nations-recognized International Women's Day in the State Room of the State House. This year, the General Assembly honored Chief Tina Goncalves of the Pawtucket Police Department. Chief Goncalves is the first female municipal ...
... 6 controversial announcement that sparked a diplomatic backlash across the world. Only seven small countries -- including Guatemala and Honduras -- sided with the United States and Israel on a nonbinding December 21 UN General Assembly resolution rejecting Trump's decision Jerusalem decision.
Over the winter holidays, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations got around to hanging the official portrait of Ambassador Nikki Haley alongside the ..... On the eve of a vote on a similar measure before the U.N. General Assembly, which adopted the nonbinding resolution by a vote of 128 to 9, Ukraine joined ...
General Assembly Adopts Resolution Seeking Alignment of Efforts to End Illicit Diamond Trade, Achieve 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development ... Noting that Australia was the outgoing Chair of the Kimberley Process — established by the United Nations in 2003 to prevent conflict diamonds from ...
The Permanent Mission of Uzbekistan to the United Nations developed a draft resolution on “Strengthening regional and international cooperation for peace, security and sustainable socio-economic development in the Central Asian region”, the Uzbek media reported. The launch of the initiative of ...
7 March 2018: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has welcomed progress made under the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme on tackling illicit trade in ... with the aim of eliminating “conflict diamonds” from legitimate trade, and came into effect in 2003 with UN Security Council resolution 1459 (2003).
The 54th annual Topeka Model United Nations opened on Monday at the Ramada Topeka Downtown Hotel and Convention Center. Second from left, Danielle Stithem of Royal Valley High School, served as president of the General Assembly I along with Trystan Cheung, second from right, of Washburn Rural High School ...
The decision corrects inaccuracies that existed in the previous resolution, A/RES/58/234, which omitted to name the Tutsi as the group targeted for ... This was during the 77th plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly on sport for development and peace, and on causes of conflict and promotion of ...
The United Nations General Assembly on December 21, 2017 overwhelmingly voted in favor of a resolution that calls on the US to withdraw its controversial recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as the Israeli capital. The 193-nation assembly adopted the resolution by a decisive vote of 128 to 9, with 35 ...
These students represent the national policy positions of the 193 Member States of the United Nations, serving on committees such as the General Assembly and the Security Council. During this time, they write and advance policy papers and resolutions on key international issues such as security, peace, ...
The present report, submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2376 (2017), covers political and security developments in Libya, provides an overview of the human rights and humanitarian situation in the country and outlines the activities of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) ...
Turkish foreign ministry said the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem in May is "highly worrisome" in a statement on Saturday. "The declaration of the United States Administration to move its Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May reveals that the U.S. insists on undermining the foundations of ...
Although the United Nations General Assembly has adopted the Resolution on the Situation of Human Rights in the DPRK for the 13th year in a row, non-governmental organizations in South Korea that work for the promotion of human rights abuses are finding little to celebrate. While the international ...
Inner City Press twice asked Guterres' holdover spokesman Stephane Dujarric the simple question of if Kohler will be in New York for UN General Assembly high level week. Dujarric has not answered; he invited Moroccan state media to his "background" briefing on September 15 but not Inner City Press, which asks him ...
The UN General Assembly on Wednesday approved three new resolutions that task FAO with leading organizational and information-sharing roles. ... The resolution calls for FAO and the International Fund for Agricultural Development to support the implementation of the Decade, notes that more and more ...
22 January 2018 – The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) launched on Monday a global fundraising ... The UNRWA chief underscored that the agency's mandate is “firmly protected” in a UN General Assembly resolution and called on “all people of good will, ...
Beyond this central issue of territorial allocation, the UN General Assembly affirmed the right of return of Palestinians forced to leave their homes in the 1947-48 War in General Assembly Resolution 194, and a second wave dispossessed in the 1967 War. The resolution has been pointedly rejected by Israel ...
At a United Nations Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva on Dec. 5, Japan argued that dialogue with ... Japan also abstained in November when a U.N. General Assembly committee on human rights adopted a resolution condemning Myanmar's human rights record. In fact, while other countries have ...
Turkey has termed the recent U.S. move to cut funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and Israel's supportive remarks as “worrying”. In a written ... The UNRWA was established following the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict, with the UN General Assembly Resolution 302 (IV) dated Dec.


 

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