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NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF THE GAMBIA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA

19 March 2018 Yusupha Alieu Kah, the new Permanent Representative of The Gambia to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Mr. Kah ...Read More

Remembering Lessons Of Past Wars Instrumental For Future World Peace, Secretary-General Says In Video Message At Museum Opening Ceremony

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message for the official opening ceremony of the War and Peace Museum, in Ardennes, France today:

Republic Of Korea To Contribute Resources For UN Decade Of Ocean Science

article_koreaceremony.jpg © UNESCO Paris, France – Barely a month after the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), the Republic of Korea announces a contribution of...Read More

NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF POLAND PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA

19 January 2018 Zbigniew Czech, the new Permanent Representative of Poland to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Prior to his ...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW WORKING GROUP TO HOLD TWENTY-NINTH SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 15 TO 26 JANUARY 2018

Working Group to Review the Human Rights Records in 14 States 10 January 2018 The twenty-ninth session of the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group will be held in Geneva from 15 to 26 January during which the...Read More

NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA

5 January 2018 Aimé Clovis Guillond, the new Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Congo to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office ...Read More

Activities Of Secretary-General In France, 12 December

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres arrived in Paris from New York early on Tuesday morning, 12 December, to attend the One Planet Summit.

Trusteeship Council Elects President, Vice-President Of Seventy-Second Session, Adopts Provisional Agenda

Opening its seventy‑second session today, the Trusteeship Council elected Anne Gueguen of France as its President and Jonathan Guy Allen of the United Kingdom as its Vice‑President.

France Donates EUR 50,000 To Support Food Safety, Animal/plant Health Standards And Trade

WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo said: “This donation from France will help developing and least-developed countries comply with international sanitary and phytosanitary standards, enabling these countries to trade more, with all the be...Read More

Panel Of External Auditors Holds Fifty-Eighth Meeting At Food And Agriculture Organization In Rome, 30 November-1 December

The fifty‑eighth meeting of the Panel of External Auditors, chaired by Mussa Juma Assad, Controller and Auditor General of the United Republic of Tanzania, was held on 30 November and 1 December at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO...Read More

Portugal Equipped With New National Tsunami Warning Provider

article_neamportugal.jpg © UNESCO After France, Turkey, Italy and Greece, Portugal is the latest country in the North-Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean and Connected Seas (NEAM) region to be equipped with a new National Tsunami Warning Provid...Read More