United Nations (Geneva)

CEDAW DISCUSSES SITUATION OF WOMEN IN MALAYSIA, CHILE, REPUBLIC OF KOREA AND FIJI WITH CIVIL SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVES

19 February 2018 The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women this afternoon met with civil society representatives from Malaysia, Chile, Republic of Korea and Fiji, whose reports on the implementation of the Convention ...Read More

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

19 February 2018 Dieudonné W. Désiré Sougouri, the new Permanent Representative of Burkina Faso to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at ...Read More

SIXTY-NINTH SESSION OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN OPENS IN GENEVA

19 February 2018 The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women this morning opened its sixty-ninth session, hearing a statement by Adam Abdelmoula, Director of the Human Rights Council and Treaty Mechanisms Division at th...Read More

COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES EXAMINES REPORT OF HAITI

16 February 2018 The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities today concluded the consideration via video conference of the initial report of Haiti on its implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabiliti...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT DECIDES TO ESTABLISH FIVE SUBSIDIARY BODIES ON AGENDA ITEMS TO ADVANCE THE SUBSTANTIVE WORK

16 February 2018 The Conference on Disarmament today adopted a decision to establish five subsidiary bodies to discuss the agenda items with a view to progressively advance the substantive work of the Conference. The President of the Confer...Read More

TWENTIETH SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO BE HELD IN GENEVA FROM 19 TO 23 FEBRUARY

15 February 2018 The Human Rights Council Advisory Committee will hold its twentieth session from 19 to 23 February 2018 in the Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Chamber (Room XX) at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. During the ses...Read More

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

14 February 2018 M. Gennady Gatilov, the new Permanent Representative of Russia 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...Read More

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

14 February 2018 Yu Jianhua, the new Permanent Representative of China 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 appo...Read More

MATCH FOR SOLIDARITY TICKETS GO ON SALE

Legendary players signing up for joint UEFA-UN charity football match in Geneva 13 February 2018 UEFA and the United Nations Office in Geneva have announced that tickets for the Match For Solidarity went on sale today as football legends co...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT DISCUSSES PRESIDENT’S PROPOSAL TO ADVANCE SUBSTANTIVE WORK THROUGH SUBSIDIARY BODIES

8 February 2018 The Conference on Disarmament this afternoon discussed the proposal of the President of the Conference, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha of Sri Lanka, on how to advance substantive work in the Conference through the establishm...Read More

CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT DISCUSSES 2018 NUCLEAR POSTURE REVIEW OF UNITED STATES

Also Addresses Update by Canada on the High-Level Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty Expert Preparatory Group 6 February 2018 The Conference on Disarmament this morning heard a presentation of the United States’ 2018 Nuclear Posture Review, de...Read More

NEW PERMANENT OBSERVER OF THE AFRICAN UNION PRESENTS LETTER OF NOMINATION TO THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA

6 February 2018 Ajay Kumar Bramdeo, the new Permanent Observer of the African Union to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his letter of nomination to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Gen...Read More