Sixty-ninth Session, 85th Meeting (AM) General Assembly Meetings Coverage
Speakers Urge Honest and Critical Review Process
Acclaiming peacebuilding as central to the international community’s collective efforts to build sustained international stability, speakers at the General Assembly today urged the ongoing review of the topic to explore ways of maximizing the potential of the Peacebuilding Commission.
The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 60/180 and Security Council resolution 1645 (2005), in which the Peacebuilding Commission was requested to submit an annual report to the Assembly for an annual debate and review. The report will also be submitted to the Council, pursuant to its resolution 1646 (2005), for an annual debate. The report covers the eighth session of the Commission, held from 1 January to 31 December 2014.
En application de la résolution 57/306 de l’Assemblée générale, le présent rapport contient des données concernant des allégations d’exploitation et de violence sexuelles dans le système des Nations Unies pour la période allant du 1 er janvier au1 décembre 2014 , ainsi que des informations sur les mesures actuellement prises pour renforcer la riposte de l’Organisation à l’exploitation et aux abus sexuels en matière de prévention, d’application effective des dispositions et de réparation.
Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, 9th Plenary Meeting (Night)
SENDAI, JAPAN, 18 March — Death and destruction from earthquakes, extreme weather and other hazards around the world would be decreased significantly by 2030 according to goals set today by countries meeting at the Third World Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction, which closed this evening in Sendai, Japan.
Sixty-ninth session Agenda item 137 Human resources management
Pursuant to General Assembly resolution 57/306, the present report provides data on allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse in the United Nations system for the period from 1 January to 31 December 2014 and information on measures being taken to strengthen the Organization’s response to sexual exploitation and abuse in the areas of prevention, enforcement and remedial action.
Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Ministerial Round Table (PM)
SENDAI, JAPAN, 17 March - Public investment had substantial strategic, operational and tactical benefits for disaster risk reduction, as it could increase resilience, save lives and accelerate recovery of devastated homes, institutions and infrastructure, the Sendai World Conference heard today during its fifth and final ministerial round table.
Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
Ministerial Round Tables (AM & PM)
SENDAI, JAPAN, 16 March — Speakers in Sendai today called for a paradigm shift to avert the calamitous effects of disasters from a top-down approach to a bottom-up approach that drew on contributions from local leaders and communities, districts and villages, during a discussion titled “Governing Disaster Risk: Overcoming Challenges”.
Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction Ministerial Round Tables (AM & PM)
SENDAI, JAPAN, 15 March — Building back better after earthquakes, cyclones and other destructive forces and international cooperation in reducing harm from future crises were the focus of high-level discussions today in Sendai, Japan, as the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction continued.
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