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25 Sep 2016 description
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Proyecto de resolución remitido a la reunión plenaria de alto nivel de la Asamblea General sobre la respuesta a los grandes desplazamientos de refugiados y migrantes en su septuagésimo período de sesiones

La Asamblea General,

Aprueba el siguiente documento final de la reunión plenaria de alto nivel sobre la respuesta a los grandes desplazamientos de refugiados y migrantes:

Declaración de Nueva York para los Refugiados y los Migrantes

25 Sep 2016 description
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Projet de résolution renvoyé à la réunion plénière de haut niveau sur la gestion des déplacements massifs de réfugiés et de migrants par l’Assemblée générale à sa soixante-dixième session

L’Assemblée générale,

Adopte le document final de la réunion plénière de haut niveau sur la gestion des déplacements massifs de réfugiés et de migrants :

Déclaration de New York pour les réfugiés et les migrants

25 Sep 2016 description
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GA/11831

SEVENTY-FIRST SESSION, 20TH, 21ST & 22ND MEETINGS (AM, PM & NIGHT)

Decrying ‘Lip Service’ to United Nations Ideals, Speakers Declare Time for New Direction, Embracing Era of Engagement While the United Nations had been founded on the belief that States could solve problems collectively, the time had come to move in a new direction, the General Assembly heard today, as speakers underlined the need to embrace a new era of engagement based on common needs, innovative ideas and mutual respect.

25 Sep 2016 description
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GA/11829
Seventy-first Session, 17th, 18th & 19th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)

Foreign Minister of Hungary Says National Security Comes First; Other Speakers Urge Engagement over Isolationism

With 65 million people displaced and on the move, several European countries discussed myriad ways to deal with the unprecedented phenomenon by defeating terrorism, bringing human traffickers to justice, while others called on Member States to make the better choice between engagement and isolation as the General Assembly continued its annual debate today.

23 Sep 2016 description
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GA/11826

22 September 2016

Seventy-first session, 14th, 15th & 16th meetings (AM, PM & night)

Iran, Da’esh our common enemy, Prime Minister Netanyahu tells Arab states

The General Assembly moved into day three of its general debate today with a push to elevate the Palestinian legal and political leadership in the world body so as to allow for their chairing of committees and international groups, the ability to sponsor resolutions, and to proclaim 2017 as the International Year to end the Israeli Occupation.

22 Sep 2016 description
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Summary

The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 70/106, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to report on the outcome of the World Humanitarian Summit as soon as possible after its convocation in Istanbul, Turkey, on 23 and 24 May 2016. The report provides an analysis of the priority themes that emerged from the Summit and concludes with recommendations for advancing the initiatives launched and commitments made at the Summit and, more broadly, in the Agenda for Humanity

22 Sep 2016 description
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GA/11824
21 SEPTEMBER 2016
SEVENTY-FIRST SESSION, 11TH, 12TH & 13TH MEETINGS (AM, PM & NIGHT)

Focusing on international peace and security, world leaders stressed the need to curb terrorist attacks, end ongoing conflict, resolve the refugee crisis and reform the Security Council, as the General Assembly continued its annual debate today.

21 Sep 2016 description
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GA/11822

General Assembly Plenary Seventy-first Session, 8th and 9th meetings (AM, PM & Night)

20 Sep 2016 description
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GA/11820

General Assembly Plenary
Seventy-first Session, 3rd to 7th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)

We’re Living on Edge of Hell, World Leaders Told as Speakers Demand Action

The General Assembly adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants today, thereby mapping a route towards a collective, rights-based response to record displacement numbers around the world.

19 Sep 2016 description
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The General Assembly
Adopts the following outcome document of the high-level plenary meeting on addressing large movements of refugees and migrants:

New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants

We, the Heads of State and Government and High Representatives, meeting at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 19 September 2016 to address the question of large movements of refugees and migrants, have adopted the following political declaration.

I. Introduction

19 Sep 2016 description
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Press Release

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Monday, 19 September 2016 – World leaders came together at the United Nations General Assembly today to adopt the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants which expresses the political will of world leaders to protect the rights of refugees and migrants, to save lives and share responsibility for large movements on a global scale.

14 Sep 2016 description
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AG/11810

ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE PLÉNIÈRE
SOIXANTE-DIXIÈME SESSION, 115E SÉANCE PLÉNIÈRE – MATIN

« Un acte terrible peut effacer mille nobles sacrifices », a déclaré, ce matin, le Président de la soixante-dixième session de l’Assemblée générale, M. Mogens Lykketoft, du Danemark, en ouvrant le débat sur les allégations d’abus sexuels impliquant des forces internationales, dont des soldats de la paix de l’ONU.

14 Sep 2016 description
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AG/11811

ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE PLÉNIÈRE
SOIXANTE-DIXIÈME SESSION, 116E SÉANCE PLÉNIÈRE – MATIN

L’Assemblée générale a, ce matin, transmis (1) à sa soixante et onzième session le document final intitulé « Déclaration de New York pour les réfugiés et les migrants », laquelle se prononcera au cours de sa séance plénière de haut niveau sur la gestion des déplacements massifs de réfugiés et de migrants qui se tiendra le 19 septembre 2016.

13 Sep 2016 description
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The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Mr. François Crépeau, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 70/147.

Summary

The present report outlines the main activities undertaken by the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on the human rights of migrants during the reporting period since his most recent report to the General Assembly.

09 Sep 2016 description
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GA/11811

The General Assembly adopted a consensus resolution today deciding to transmit the “New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants” to its seventy-first session, paving the way for its adoption by Heads of State and Government at the 19 September United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants.

07 Sep 2016 description
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GA/11810

General Assembly Plenary
Seventieth General Assembly, 115th Meeting (AM)

Trust, confidence and respect that United Nations peacekeepers had earned over decades must not be eroded by the actions of a few, the General Assembly heard today at the meeting on sexual exploitation and abuse, with speakers calling to address the issue in a decisive and sustained manner.

07 Sep 2016 description
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I. Introduction

  1. The present report, submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 48/141, provides an illustration of the activities of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) at headquarters and in the field between August 2015 and July 2016. It is structured in line with the OHCHR thematic priorities detailed in its management plan for 2014-2017.1 As at July, OHCHR was supporting 64 field presences and had 1,165 staff members.