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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

Moscow ‘Highly Likely’ Behind Salisbury Chemical Attack, Prime Minister Of United Kingdom Says In Letter To Security Council

The Security Council met today to discuss a letter written by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to the President of the Security Council, which outlined a nerve-agent attack against Sergei Skripal and his daughter that had left them ...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

Secretary-General Appoints Martin Griffiths Of United Kingdom As His Special Envoy For Yemen

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Martin Griffiths of the United Kingdom as his Special Envoy for Yemen.  Mr. Griffiths succeeds Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania, to whom the Secretar...Read More

Unite Ideas Challenge Winner Uses Machine Learning And Geodata To Improve Insights On Sustainable Development Goals

NEW YORK, 12 February (Office of Information and Communications Technology) — The United Nations announced that a team from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, has won the Unite Ideas #SDGInsights challenge for its methodology pr...Read More

Christian Saunders Of United Kingdom Appointed Assistant Secretary-General, Office Of Central Support-Services, Department Of Management

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Christian Saunders of the United Kingdom as Assistant Secretary-General for the Office of Central Support-Services in the Department of Management.  He wil...Read More

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.

New EJIL: Live! Interview with Merris Amos on her Article “The Value of the European Court of Human Rights to the United Kingdom”

In this episode of EJIL: Live! the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal, Professor Joseph Weiler, speaks with Professor Merris Amos of Queen Mary University of London, whose article “The Value of the European Court of Human Rights to the United K...Read More

YEMEN: ZEID APPOINTS GROUP OF EMINENT INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL EXPERTS

4 December 2017 YEMEN: ZEID APPOINTS GROUP OF EMINENT INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL EXPERTS GENEVA (4 December 2017) – The upsurge in deadly violence in recent days in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, has once again highlighted the horrific impact ...Read More

United Kingdom Donates GBP 100,000 To Support LDCs’ Participation In Ministerial Conference

At a signing ceremony held at the WTO, Deputy Director-General Yonov Frederick Agah said: “I welcome the United Kingdom’s generosity. This donation is essential to ensure that the LDCs’ voice is featured prominently in global trade negotiat...Read More

Activities Of Secretary-General In United Kingdom, 16-17 November

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres travelled from Bonn, Germany, to London, United Kingdom, on Thursday, 16 November, to give a lecture at the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London.

Five Laureates Named For 2018 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO For Women In Science Awards

loreal-laureates_2017_large.jpg © reserved 13 November 2017 Paris, 13 November–The L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO have selected five outstanding women scientists from Argentina, Canada, China, South Africa, and the United Kingdom who will re...Read More