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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:

Preferential Financing, Disaster Risk Insurance Key To Climate Resiliency in Caribbean Region, Secretary-General Tells Reconstruction Conference

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks to the High‑Level Conference for Reconstruction and Resilience of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Countries Affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, in New York today:

New Online Portal Promotes Tsunami Awareness And Education In The Caribbean

The Caribbean and neighboring regions will get a brand new online portal aimed at promoting greater awareness and understanding of tsunamis and other coastal hazards. The portal developed by the Caribbean Tsunami Information Center (CTIC) t...Read More

New Proposals Submitted For Draft Agreement On Fisheries Subsidies

Members engaged in a line-by-line reading of a compilation text circulated on 12 October. This text was based on seven earlier proposals for MC11 outcomes on fisheries subsidies, submitted by New Zealand, Iceland and Pakistan; the European ...Read More

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

1 November 2017 María del Socorro Flores Liera, the new Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented her credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Genev...Read More

ACP Group Of States Calls For Peaceful Presidential Elections In Kenya

Brussels, 26 October 2017/ ACP: The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States has followed with great interest the democratic developments in Kenya. In this regard the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States recalls the historic...Read More