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Report of the Representative of the UN SG on the human rights of IDPs, Walter Kälin (A/HRC/10/13)

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL
Tenth session
Agenda item 3

PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF ALL HUMAN RIGHTS, CIVIL, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT

Summary

This report is submitted in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 6/32 and covers the period May to December 2008. It first addresses three thematic issues: the status of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement (Guiding Principles) 10 years after their submission to the Commission on Human Rights; the protection

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General Assembly adopts 14 resolutions on strengthening coordination of humanitarian, disaster relief assistance

GA/10000
Plenary 87th Meeting (PM)
The General Assembly this afternoon adopted 14 resolutions on strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance. It adopted those texts without a vote.

By a resolution on assistance to the Palestinian people, introduced by the representative of Belgium (speaking on behalf of the European Union and associated States), the Assembly urged Member States, international financial institutions, intergovernmental

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Assembly urges economic aid for various countries; seeks stronger links between United Nations and OSCE


GA/9687
Text on Central America also Approved; UN Self-Examination Welcomed as Debate Begins on Situation in Bosnia and Herzergovina

The General Assembly this afternoon adopted resolutions calling for special economic assistance to individual countries or regions, assistance to the Palestinian people, enhanced cooperation between the United Nations and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), procedures to establish a firm and lasting peace in Central America and general and complete disarmament on the issue of small arms.