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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

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

19 March 2018 Yusupha Alieu Kah, the new Permanent Representative of The Gambia to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Mr. Kah ...Read More

Caribbean Tests Tsunami Alert System

13 March 2018 Countries bordering the Caribbean will hold an exercise aiming to assess and update their tsunami preparedness. Known as Caribe Wave 18, the exercise will test the early warning systems established for tsunami and other coasta...Read More

New Book Highlights How Safe Trade Solutions Help The Poorest Countries

The STDF is a global partnership that supports developing countries in building their capacity to implement international sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standards as a means to improve their  working practices and increase access to agric...Read More

Human Rights and the Protection of the Environment: The Advisory Opinion of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

On 7 February 2018, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (the Court, IACtHR) issued the much awaited advisory opinion (A/O) concerning the obligations of States Parties to the American Convention on Human Rights (American Convention, AC...Read More

Environmental Damages, Environmental Reparations, and the Right to a Healthy Environment: The ICJ Compensation Judgment in Costa Rica v. Nicaragua and the IACtHR Advisory Opinion on Marine Protection for the Greater Caribbean

On 2 February 2018, the International Court of Justice issued a landmark judgment on compensation for environmental damages in Certain Activities Carried Out By Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua), Compensation Owed by th...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

Announcements: UN Audiovisual Library of International Law; CfA UN Regional Course in International Law for Latin America and the Caribbean; Summer Academy on the Continental Shelf; V Biennial Conference of the LASIL-SLADI; Goettingen Journal of International Law New Issue; CfP PluriCourts – Responding to Legitimacy Challenges

1. New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs has added new lectures to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law website, which provides high quality ...Read More

United Nations Regional Centre For Peace, Disarmament, Development In Latin America, Caribbean To Host Inaugural Women And Security Symposium

NEW YORK, 11 December (Office for Disarmament Affairs) — The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean is organizing the first “Symposium on Women and Security” from 12 to 13 De...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ELECTS VOJISLAV ŠUC OF SLOVENIA AS ITS PRESIDENT FOR 2018

4 December 2017 Geneva, 4 December 2017 (Issued as received) — The Human Rights Council this afternoon elected Ambassador Vojislav Šuc, Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the United Nations Office at Geneva, to serve as its President f...Read More

ACP Group Of States Congratulates The People Of Zimbabwe

Brussels, 30 November 2017/ ACP: The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States congratulates the People of Zimbabwe for the smooth and peaceful manner in which they have resolved the current political challenge on the 20 November...Read More

Deputy Secretary-General, At Caribbean Community Pledging Event, Calls for Sustained Finance, Debt Relief Tailored To Disaster-Prone Region

Following is UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s keynote address to the pledging segment of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) High‑Level Donor Pledging Conference, in New York today: