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CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT HEARS DELEGATIONS REJECT ACCUSATIONS BY RUSSIA OF THEIR INVOLVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTION OF NOVICHOK NERVE AGENT

Swiss President of the Conference on Disarmament Urges Flexibility and Creativity in Establishing Subsidiary Bodies in her First Address to Member States 20 March 2018 The Conference on Disarmament this morning heard an update from the Unit...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT HEARS PRESIDENT’S PROPOSAL ON COORDINATORS OF SUBSIDIARY BODIES

United Kingdom says it will decide on 14 March if the use of a nerve agent against its citizens in Salisbury was an act of unlawful use of force by Russia against the United Kingdom 13 March 2018 The Conference on Disarmament this morning h...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT HEARS PRESIDENT’S UPDATE ON THE APPOINTMENT OF SUBSIDIARY BODIES COORDINATORS

Stresses Importance of Gender Parity in Nuclear Disarmament, on the Occasion of the International Women’s Day 8 March 2018 The Conference on Disarmament today heard from its President on the appointment of the coordinators of subsidiary bod...Read More

Secretary-General Appoints Åsa Regnér Of Sweden Deputy Executive Director, Intergovernmental Support, Strategic Partnerships, UN-Women

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Åsa Regnér of Sweden as Deputy Executive Director, Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnerships, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women ...Read More

UNESCO Wants To Bridge The Gender Gap In The Digital Space

02 March 2018 Only 17% of biographies published on Wikipedia are about women. UNESCO aims to increase the visibility of women in the digital space by organizing a global call for contribution, the “Edit-a-thon”, on International Women’s Day...Read More

STATES HIGHLIGHT IMPORTANCE OF RAPID EFFORTS TO OPERATIONALIZE SUBSIDIARY BODIES IN THE CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT

20 February 2018 The Conference on Disarmament this morning heard from seven States and its President who highlighted the need for rapid efforts to operationalize the decision taken last week to set up five subsidiary bodies on agenda items...Read More

Remarks Of UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov At The End Violence Solutions Summit

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STATEMENT Stockholm, 14 February 2018 Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, My thanks to the Government of Sweden for hosting this very important summit. I am delighted to be here with my dear colleague Dr. Tedros, Director...Read More

Secretary-General Appoints Members Of International Commission Of Inquiry For Mali

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres announced today his decision to establish the International Commission of Inquiry envisioned by the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali.  He appointed Lena Sundh (Sweden), Vinod Bo...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT TO HOLD FIRST PUBLIC PLENARY OF ITS 2018 SESSION ON TUESDAY, 23 JANUARY

18 January 2018 The Conference on Disarmament, the world’s single multilateral forum for disarmament negotiations, will hold the first public plenary of its 2018 session on Tuesday, 23 January at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The sessio...Read More

UNESCO Director-General Launches Global Report Re-shaping Cultural Policies

convention-2005-film.png © UNESCO 15 December 2017 Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, together with Annika Markovic, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Sweden to UNESCO, representing  Alice Bah Kuhnke, the Swedish Minister for Cu...Read More

Sweden Donates SEK 19.2 Million To Help Developing Countries Participate In Global Trade

Sweden’s donation to the Doha Development Agenda Global Trust Fund will finance training workshops for officials in Geneva and elsewhere to help them better understand and implement WTO agreements and improve their negotiation skills. Since...Read More

Secretary-General Appoints Gunilla Carlsson Of Sweden Deputy Executive Director, Management And Governance Of Joint United Nations Programme On HIV/AIDS

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Gunilla Carlsson of Sweden as Deputy Executive Director of Management and Governance, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

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