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Security Council Sanctions Committee Concerning Central African Republic Meets With Panel Of Experts Concerning Panel’s Work Programme

On 16 March 2018, members of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic were briefed by the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic in connection with the P...Read More

Chief Justices And Other Judicial Professionals From Across The World Gather In Vienna For The Launch Of UNODC's Global Judicial Integrity Network

Vienna, 9 April 2018 – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is launching today its Global Judicial Integrity Network in the presence of Chief Justices, judges and judicial professionals from around the world. Over 350 high-l...Read More

WTO Members Appoint New Chair Of Agriculture Talks

Ambassador Ford replaces Kenya’s Ambassador Stephen Ndung’u Karau. He thanked his predecessor for investing enormous energy and wisdom in guiding members in the agriculture negotiations in the run up to last year’s  Buenos Aires Ministerial...Read More

COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT WORKERS OPENS ITS TWENTY-EIGHTH SESSION

Swears in New Members of the Committee, Holds Informal Meeting with Civil Society 9 April 2018 The Committee on the Rights of Migrant Workers this morning opened its twenty-eighth session, hearing an address by Adam Abdelmoula, Director of ...Read More

International Community Can Do More To Harness Sport To Engage Youth And Promote Change, Says UNODC Chief At High-level Event For International Day Of Sport

PRESS RELEASE Vienna/New York, 9 April 2018 – Sports offer a practical and cost-effective means to help prevent violence and crime, and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, said Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations O...Read More

Deputy Secretary-General, Opening Population And Development Commission, Calls For Tolerant Migration Policies, Stresses ‘Human Story Is a Mobile One’

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the opening of the fifty-first session on the Commission on Population and Development in New York today:

Commission On Population And Development Meeting

Note: A complete summary will be available after the conclusion of today’s meetings. Opening Remarks

Secretary-General Condemns Deadly Attack Against Mali Mission Vehicle

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

Secretary-General Voices Deep Concern Over Renewed Violence In Douma, Syria, Stressing That Chemical Weapons Use, If Confirmed, Requires Investigation

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

Deputy Secretary-General Hails Robust ‘Every Woman, Every Child’ Strategy, Welcomes Women’s Champion Michelle Bachelet At Memorial Lecture

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the fourteenth Rafael M. Salas Memorial Lecture, in New York today:

WTO Launches Call For Proposals For 2018 Public Forum

This year’s Public Forum will focus on how technology is changing the way we trade and will assess how trade can continue to contribute to job creation, growth and sustainable development, particularly in the context of the Sustainable Deve...Read More

Korea Files Appeal Against WTO Panel Ruling Regarding Japanese Food Import Restrictions

Further information will be available within the next few days in documents WT/DS495/8 Parties to a dispute can appeal a panel’s ruling. Appeals have to be based on points of law, such as legal interpretation — they cannot re-open factual f...Read More