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First Advisory Board Of The Global Judicial Integrity Network Appointed At Vienna Launch

Vienna, 10 April 2018 – After two days of discussions among more than 350 participants and in the presence of chief and senior justices from around the world, the Global Judicial Integrity Network was formally launched by the United Nations...Read More

COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT WORKERS EXAMINES GUYANA’S INITIAL REPORT

12 April 2018 The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families today concluded its consideration of the initial report of Guyana on its implementation of the International Convention on the ...Read More

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

12 April 2018 Aliyar Lebbe Abdul Azeez, the new Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Pr...Read More

Secretary-General Appoints Marta Ruedas Of Spain Deputy Special Representative For Iraq

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Marta Ruedas of Spain as his new Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).

Secretary-General Expresses Regret Over Security Council Failure To Reach Agreement On Reported Chemical Weapons Use In Syria

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

Security Council Press Statement On Attack Against United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission In Central African Republic

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Gustavo Meza-Cuadra (Peru):

Governments Must Enact Plans To Prevent Traffic Deaths, Deputy Secretary-General Tells General Assembly Road Safety Debate, Announcing Creation Of Trust Fund

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the General Assembly debate on road safety, in New York today:

Meeting On Non-proliferation, Security Council Members Voice Grave Concern over Rapid Increase In Chemical Weapon Attacks

Security Council members — citing multiple incidents involving the alleged use of weapons of mass destruction — vowed to redouble efforts to keep such deadly agents out of the hands of terrorists and other non-State actors, as they consider...Read More

Permanent Forum On Indigenous Issues To Focus On Land, Resources Rights, As Seventeenth Session Convenes At Headquarters, 16-27 April

More than 1,000 indigenous participants from all over the world will be at United Nations Headquarters from 16 to 27 April to participate in the seventeenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.  This year’s se...Read More

Security Council Extends Modified Mission Mandate Supporting Sudan’s Efforts To Calm Contested Border Region

The Security Council decided today to extend for 10 days a set of modifications to the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), which enabled the Mission to support Government efforts to normalize relations i...Read More

Cold War ‘Back With a Vengeance’ Amid Multiple Entrenched Divides In Middle East, Secretary-General Tells Security Council, Urging Efforts To Avert Further Chaos

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council meeting on the Middle East, in New York today:

Daily Press Briefing By The Office Of The Spokesperson For The Secretary-General

Donors in Geneva today pledged $528 million to support the delivery of urgently needed humanitarian aid to millions of people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  The announcements were made at a humanitarian conference in co‑chaired b...Read More