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Journalists Are Invited To Cover The 61st Session Of The Commission On Narcotic Drugs

MEDIA ADVISORY Vienna, 8 March 2018 – Journalists are invited to cover the 61st session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), which runs from 12 to 16 March in Vienna. The opening session will be addressed by Yury Fedotov, Executive Di...Read More

COUNCIL HOLDS INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ON HIS ANNUAL REPORT AND ORAL UPDATE

8 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning held its interactive dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights on his annual report and oral update, which addressed numerous human rights situations and challenges across the wo...Read More

Director-General Urges Investigation Into Murder Of Media Worker Anjum Munir Raja In Pakistan

08 March 2018 The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has condemned the killing of sub-editor Anjum Munir Raja in the Punjab province of Pakistan on 1 March. “I condemn the murder of Anjum Munir Raja,” said the Director-General, “an...Read More

Gender Equality Must Be At The Core Of ‘Health For All”

International Women’s Day Statement by WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus 7 March 2018 –On this International Women’s Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a wor...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

Statement Of UNODC Executive Director, Yury Fedotov, On International Women’s Day

Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Yury Fedotov: 8 March 2018 VIENNA, 8 March 2018 (UN Information Service) – International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the towering achievements and immense strengths of women and girls ...Read More

WTO Hosts Advanced Trade Policy Course

The ATPC represents the highest level of training (level 3) in the WTO’s progressive learning programme and is targeted towards participants who already possess a sound knowledge of the WTO and its agreements.  The course focuses on develop...Read More

While In Bangkok, UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov Highlights The Need To Strengthen Criminal Justice To Achieve The Sustainable Development Goals

PRESS RELEASE Vienna/Bangkok, 5 March 2018 – Yury Fedotov, the Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), urged governments today to promote greater cooperation to comprehensively address justice, governance and sustain...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

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AND ON TORTURE

1 March 2018 The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting held a clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst, and with the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cru...Read More

Statement For Rare Disease Day

28 February 2018 | GENEVA –The vision of the Sustainable Development Goals is a world in which no one is left behind, including people who suffer from rare diseases. Just because a disease affects a small number of people does not make it i...Read More

DG Azevêdo Stresses Need For Inclusiveness, Transparency And Flexibility In WTO Talks

Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Good afternoon. I am pleased to be here at the Graduate Institute today, and to join this important conversation about the way forward in global trade. At the outset, let me thank Deputy Prime Minister Re...Read More