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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

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

UNODC Providing Integrated Support For Justice, Security In South Eastern Europe, Says Executive Director

Vienna, 16 February 2018 (UN Information Service) – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is advancing real-time, integrated cooperation to address justice and security challenges in South Eastern Europe, said UNODC Executive...Read More

Ending Violence Against Children Requires Stronger Policies, Partnerships Across Sectors, Borders, Deputy Secretary-General Says At Solutions Summit

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the End Violence Solutions Summit, in Stockholm today:

Companies Serious About Ending Violence Against Children Must Take ‘Respect And Support’ Approach, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Round Table

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Private Sector Round Table:  Solutions Summit to End Violence Against Children, in Stockholm today:

Remarks Of UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov At The End Violence Solutions Summit

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STATEMENT Stockholm, 14 February 2018 Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, My thanks to the Government of Sweden for hosting this very important summit. I am delighted to be here with my dear colleague Dr. Tedros, Director...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

The Role of the ICC in Protecting the Rights of Children Born of Rape in War

The trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) of Dominic Ongwen, commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), has attracted widespread legal and political debate.  Much of the commentary has focused on the former child soldier’s sta...Read More

Statement Of UNODC Executive Director, Yury Fedotov, On Safer Internet Day

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STATEMENT 6 February 2018  VIENNA, 6 February 2018 (UN Information Service) – Today is Safer Internet Day. A day celebrated globally each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and yo...Read More

Statement Of UNODC Executive Director, Yury Fedotov, On Safer Internet Day

UNITED NATIONS INFORMATION SERVICE VIENNA (UNIS) For information only – not an official document UNIS/CP/1026 5 February 2018 Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Yury Fedotov: 6 February 2018 VIENNA, 6 February 2018 (UN Inform...Read More

COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD CONCLUDES SEVENTY-SEVENTH SESSION

Adopts Concluding Observations on Reports of Guatemala, Marshall Islands, Palau, Panama, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Spain and Sri Lanka 2 February 2018 The Committee on the Rights of the Child this afternoon concluded its seventy-seventh ...Read More

PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL APPOINTS NEW CHAIRPERSON OF COMMISSION OF INQUIRY ON BURUNDI

1 February 2018 Geneva, 1 February 2018 (Issued as received) – The President of the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Vojislav Šuc (Slovenia), announced today the appointment of Mr. Doudou Diène (Senegal) to serve as a member and new chairpe...Read More