No disaster found.
Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations,
241st & 242nd Meetings (AM & PM)
Continuing its 2015 session today, the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations tackled a plethora of peacekeeping concerns from the use of new technology and civilian protection mandates to pre-deployment planning and training to troop reimbursement rates.
Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations, 239th & 240th Meetings (AM & PM)
Over the past year, the United Nations’ 120,000 peacekeepers had carried out their work in “highly fragile” conditions — from asymmetric attacks in Mali to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa — laying bare the need for the Organization’s flagship enterprise to be adequately equipped for changing security realities, the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations heard today, as it opened its 2015 session.
Session de fond de 2015, 239e & 240e séances – matin & après-midi
COUVERTURE DES RÉUNIONS
Secretary-General Calls Sixty-ninth Session ‘Most Consequential for a Generation’ as Multiple Crises Test United Nations Charter
75th Meeting (AM ) GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Resolution on Assistance to Palestinian People Adopted without Vote
Agenda item 124
Global health and foreign policy
Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Colombia, France, Iceland, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Liberia, Monaco, Norway, Senegal, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, United States of America, Uruguay and Zambia: draft resolution
The General Assembly,
Sixty-ninth session, 70th & 71st Meetings (AM & PM)
Five Additional Resolutions Adopted Address Humanitarian Assistance, Landlocked Developing Countries Programme of Action
The General Assembly today adopted, without a vote, six resolutions covering humanitarian assistance, the Programme of Action for landlocked developing countries and the role of diamonds in conflict.
Sixty-ninth session ,
69th Meeting (PM)
Co-Sponsored by 170 Member States, International Day of Yoga Text Also Adopted Before commencing discussions on strengthening global coordination in humanitarian assistance and relief, the General Assembly adopted without a vote two resolutions today, with one commemorating 21 June as the International Day of Yoga and the other aimed at fortifying the role of the United Nations in guiding global health and foreign policy.
Agenda item 105
Crime prevention and criminal justice
Note by the Secretariat
By its resolution 2014/18 of 16 July 2014, the Economic and Social Council recommended to the General Assembly the adoption of the following draft resolution:
United Nations Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Violence against Children in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
51st Meeting (AM)
While Throwing United Support behind Green Goals, Delegates Criticize Oral Amendment Adding Nearly $500,000 for One Post
The General Assembly today adopted by consensus a text on Accelerated Modalities of Action for Small Island Developing States (SIDS), known as the SAMOA Pathway.
42nd Meeting (PM)
Speakers Introduce Range of Draft Texts, Covering Country Reports, Missing Persons, Journalists, Corruption
40th & 41st Meetings (AM & PM)
High Commissioner Warns: ‘We Can No Longer Pick Up the Pieces’
The real solution to the suffering and plight of refugees was not humanitarian action but political decisiveness, a top United Nations official told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today as it began its thematic debate on related issues, returnees and displaced persons.
23rd Meeting (AM)
Approves Other Texts on Preventing Terrorists’ Use of Radioactive Sources, Combating Illicit Brokering of Conventional Weapons, Implementing Mine-Ban Treaty
25th & 26th Meetings (AM & PM)
Second Cluster Deliberations Concluded
Introducing the third and final cluster of topics from the International Law Commission’s annual report, its Chair presented to the Sixth Committee (Legal) today a detailed summary of the diverse and extensive work done on each issue.
37th & 38th Meetings (AM & PM)
In Ensuing Debate, Delegates Discuss Non-Proliferation, Medical Initiatives The General Assembly today reaffirmed its strong support for the role of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in fostering the development and practical application of atomic energy for peaceful uses, including in transferring technology to developing countries and in nuclear safety, verification and security, as it considered the nuclear monitoring body’s 2013 report.
18th Meeting (AM)
Speakers Underline Need to Preserve Traditional Principles, Prepare for Unpredictable Challenges, Use Innovative Drone Technology
35th & 36th Meetings (AM & PM)
Concluding General Debate on Human Rights, Delegates Raise Concerns about ‘Politicized’ Resolutions Targeting Specific Countries
17th Meeting (AM)
As more than half of all United Nations peacekeepers were serving in Africa, the Organization should mount greater partnership with regional and subregional organizations across the continent, the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) heard today, as issues of personnel security, clear mandates, use of new technologies and gender mainstreaming also informed debate.
Sixty-ninth session, 16th Meeting (AM)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETINGS COVERAGE
Nothing represented the best of the United Nations globally than the sight of blue helmets safeguarding peace day in and out in difficult locations, the representative of Indonesia said this morning, as the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) continued its comprehensive review of peacekeeping operations, during which speakers laid out their vision for a process that responded to new challenges without abandoning traditional tenets.