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World + 1 other
No ‘Nobler Goal or Greater Sacrifice’ than Peacekeepers’ Decision to Leave Home to ‘Serve the Cause of Peace, Security and Justice’, Fourth Committee Hears

GA/SPD/568  

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.

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Adapting Land Use Practices to Climate Change Vital for Agriculture Development, Food Security, Say Second Committee Delegates

GA/EF/3407
Sixty-ninth session,
24th & 25th Meetings (AM & PM)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

“While the world has sufficient capacity and resources to ensure adequate food and good nutrition for the global population, over 800 million people are still suffering from chronic hunger”, Viet Nam’s representative told the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) today as it met to discuss agriculture development, food security, and nutrition.

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Speakers Debate Progressive Development of Law Approach on ‘Expulsion of Aliens’, as Sixth Committee Continues Reviewing International Law Commission Report

GA/L/3488
Sixty-ninth session,
20th Meeting (AM)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

Chair Authorized to Send General Assembly Letter on Administration of Justice

With a main focus on the draft articles addressing “expulsion of aliens” and the “protection of persons in the event of disasters”, the Sixth Committee (Legal) continued deliberations today on the report of the International Law Commission.

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Speakers Praise Balance between State Sovereignty, Human Rights in New Draft Texts as Legal Committee Begins Review of International Law Commission’s Annual Report

GA/L/3487
Sixty-ninth session,
19th Meeting (AM)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

As the Sixth Committee (Legal) commenced its annual consideration of the International Law Commission report, the Commission’s Chair detailed two new sets of draft articles on the “expulsion of aliens” and the “protection of persons in the event of disasters”.

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Scale of United Nations Peacekeeping across Massive Distances in Midst of Conflict Matched by Operational Complexity, Department Head Tells Fourth Committee

GA/SPD/567
Sixty-ninth session,
15th Meeting (AM)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

The “remarkable” scale of United Nations peacekeeping operations, where personnel often operated in remote areas, across massive distances and in increasingly hostile environments, came alive today in the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) during briefings by senior Secretariat officials, as that body began its annual comprehensive review of the subject.

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La consolidación de la paz inmediatamente después de los conflictos (A/69/399–S/2014/694)

Asamblea General Consejo de Seguridad Sexagésimo noveno período de sesiones Temas 27, 29, 109, 115 y 120 del programa

Adelanto de la mujer

Informe de la Comisión de Consolidación de la Paz

Informe del Secretario General sobre el Fondo para la Consolidación de la Paz

Seguimiento de los resultados de la Cumbre del Milenio Fortalecimiento del sistema de las Naciones Unidas

Informe del Secretario General

I. Introducción

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Promotion and protection of human rights, including ways and means to promote the human rights of migrants (A/69/277)

Sixty-ninth session
Item 69 (b) of the provisional agenda*
Promotion and protection of human rights: human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms

Report of the Secretary-General

Summary

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Effective promotion of the Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities (A/69/266)

Sixty-ninth session
Item 69 (b) of the provisional agenda*
Promotion and protection of human rights: human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms

Summary

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The safety of journalists and the issue of impunity (A/69/268)

Sixty-ninth session
Item 69 (b) of the provisional agenda*
Promotion and protection of human rights: human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms

Report of the Secretary-General

Summary

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Protection of and assistance to internally displaced persons (A/69/295)

Sixty-ninth session
Item 69 (b) of the provisional agenda*
Promotion and protection of human rights: human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms

Summary

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World + 2 others
Human Rights Chief Tells Third Committee ‘Toxic Tide’ of Discrimination, Xenophobia Undermines Equality, Fuels Conflicts, Ebola Outbreak

GA/SHC/4108
Sixty-ninth session,
23rd & 24th Meetings (AM & PM)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

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Destabilizing Stocks of Conventional Weapons Preoccupy First Committee as Speaker Describes Amount Spent on ‘Breeding, Exacerbating and Maintaining’ Conflict

GA/DIS/3508
Sixty-ninth session,
14th Meeting (AM)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

It was “ironic” that the weapons that propelled and sustained conflicts came from areas that enjoyed peace, a delegate told the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) as it continued its thematic debate on conventional weapons.

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International cooperation on humanitarian assistance in the field of natural disasters, from relief to development - Report of the Secretary-General (A/69/303)

The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/103 , in which the Assembly requested the Secretary - General to continue to improve the international response to natural disasters and to report thereon to the Assembly at its sixty - ninth session. It provides an overview of disasters associated with natural hazards during the reporting period and analyses a number of thematic issues, with a particular focus on risk management and interoperability.

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World + 1 other
Safety and security of humanitarian personnel and protection of United Nations personnel - Report of the Secretary-General (A/69/406)

Of the 1,216 UN personnel involved in significant security incidents in 2013, 22 per cent (271) were affected by critical incidents, that is, incidents resulting in death, injury or abduction.

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Post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction - Zero draft submitted by the Co-Chairs of the Preparatory Committee

Transmitted herewith is the zero draft of the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction, brought to the attention of the second session of the Preparatory Committee of the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction to be held in Geneva from 17 to 18 November 2014.

The present zero draft has been prepared by the co-Chairs of the Preparatory Committee to serve as the basis for negotiations during the second session of the Preparatory Committee.

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Imploring States to Uproot Violence, Exploitation, Online Predators, Speakers Tell Third Committee Children Deserve Childhoods

GA/SHC/4105

Delegates Highlight Protecting Youngest Generation, Conclude Debate on Women’s Advancement

Sixty-ninth session,
16th, 17th & 18th Meetings (AM & PM)

Violence against society’s most vulnerable, in all its forms, needed to be uprooted and eradicated in order to pave a sure path towards sustainable development, the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) heard today as it continued its debate on the rights of children, and concluded its consideration of the advancement of women.

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Complacency Could Jeopardize Africa’s Development Gains, Fight against Malaria, General Assembly Warns, Also Urging Immediate Action to Combat Ebola

GA/11571

Sixty-ninth session,
26th & 27th Meeting (AM & PM)

Sounding a note of optimism about the progress of African development, the international community should guard against complacency that might lead to backsliding on gains already made, the General Assembly was told today as it debated the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) as well as the ongoing battle against malaria.

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World + 7 others
Resolute action to arrest global terrorism vies on world stage with effort to set transformative development agenda, as General Assembly concludes debate

GA/11566
Sixty-ninth General Assembly
Plenary
20th Meeting (AM)

Leaders had taken to the world stage since 24 September to spotlight hopes and gains, as well as profound concerns, at the start of a session that United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said could be the “most consequential” in a generation.

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World + 13 others
Le Libéria et la Sierra Leone témoignent devant l’Assemblée générale de la lutte pour leur survie face à l’épidémie d’Ebola

AG/11565

Assemblée générale
Soixante-neuvième session
17e, 18e & 19e séances plénières
Matin, après-midi & soir

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