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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

Compendium Of International And National Legal Frameworks On Female Genital Mutilation

In 2012, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution urging the international community to intensify global efforts to eliminate female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). It also called upon States, the United Nations system, ...Read More

UNODC And OSCE Sign New 2018-2019 Joint Action Plan

Vienna, 31 January 2018 – A plan for joint action by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) for the period 2018-2019 was signed by UNODC Executive Director Yu...Read More

COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD EXAMINES REPORT OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS

29 January 2018 The Committee on the Rights of the Child today considered via video conference the combined third and fourth periodic report of the Marshall Islands under the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Introducing the report, Be...Read More

COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD EXAMINES REPORT OF PALAU

25 January 2018 The Committee on the Rights of the Child today considered via video conference the second periodic report of Palau under the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Introducing the report, Baklai Temengil, Minister of Communi...Read More

Statement Attributable To The Spokesman For The Secretary-General On Afghanistan

24 January 2018 The Secretary-General is appalled and deeply saddened by the attack on the offices of the international NGO Save the Children in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, which killed two people and wounded dozens, including children, accordi...Read More

Secretary-General Appalled By Deadly Attack On Save The Children In Afghanistan

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD CONSIDERS REPORT OF SOLOMON ISLANDS

23 January 2018 The Committee on the Rights of the Child today considered via video conference the combined second and third periodic report of Solomon Islands under the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Introducing the report, Cedric ...Read More

COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD EXAMINES REPORT OF SPAIN

22 January 2018 The Committee on the Rights of the Child today considered the combined fifth and sixth periodic report of Spain under the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Introducing the report, Mario Garcés Sanagustín, Secretary of S...Read More

COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD EXAMINES REPORT OF SEYCHELLES

19 January 2018 The Committee on the Rights of the Child today concluded its consideration of the combined fifth and sixth periodic report of Seychelles under the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Introducing the report, Jeanne Simeon,...Read More