Credible and inclusive elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, followed by a peaceful transfer of power, would have a positive effect on peace, stability and development in the wider Great Lakes region of Central Africa, speakers...Read More
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
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Elias Rodrigues Martins Filho of Brazil as Force Commander of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Re...Read More
The Economic and Social Council today began the coordination and management meetings of its 2018 session with the election of members to a number of subsidiary bodies.
The Security Council turned its attention this morning to the humanitarian aspects of the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with a rural women’s rights activist and an Episcopalian clergyman warning the international communi...Read More
14 March 2018 The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting concluded its general debate on human rights situations that require the Council’s attention. In the general debate, speakers drew attention to the negative consequences for women...Read More
Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Provides Oral Updates on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and on Eritrea 14 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning heard oral updates from Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner f...Read More
12 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning held an interactive dialogue with Tomás Ojea Quintana, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. In his presentation, Mr. Ojea Quin...Read More
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:
Discussing the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo today, Security Council members underscored the importance of the holding of fair and credible elections, as the electoral process in that country continued amid continued inc...Read More
The Security Council today decided that a vacancy on the International Court of Justice would be filled by election in June.
Also Concludes its General Segment 28 February 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning concluded its high-level segment, hearing statements from 17 dignitaries, who presented efforts to promote and protect human rights, and spoke of the ...Read More