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15 Nov 2014 description
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GA/11585

Sixty-ninth session,
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.

07 Nov 2014 description
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GA/SHC/4118
Sixty-ninth session,
42nd Meeting (PM)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

Speakers Introduce Range of Draft Texts, Covering Country Reports, Missing Persons, Journalists, Corruption

06 Nov 2014 description
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GA/SHC/4117

Sixty-ninth session
40th & 41st Meetings (AM & PM)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

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.

05 Nov 2014 description
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GA/DIS/3516

Sixty-ninth session,
23rd Meeting (AM)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

Approves Other Texts on Preventing Terrorists’ Use of Radioactive Sources, Combating Illicit Brokering of Conventional Weapons, Implementing Mine-Ban Treaty

05 Nov 2014 description
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GA/L/3491

Sixty-ninth session,
25th & 26th Meetings (AM & PM)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

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.

05 Nov 2014 description
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GA/11578

Sixty-ninth session,
37th & 38th Meetings (AM & PM)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

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.

01 Nov 2014 description
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GA/SPD/570

Sixty-ninth session,
18th Meeting (AM)
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
MEETINGS COVERAGE

Speakers Underline Need to Preserve Traditional Principles, Prepare for Unpredictable Challenges, Use Innovative Drone Technology

31 Oct 2014 description
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GA/SHC/4114
Sixty-ninth session,
35th & 36th Meetings (AM & PM)
General Assembly
Meetings Coverage

Concluding General Debate on Human Rights, Delegates Raise Concerns about ‘Politicized’ Resolutions Targeting Specific Countries

31 Oct 2014 description
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GA/SPD/569
Sixty-ninth session,
17th Meeting (AM)
General Assembly
Meetings Coverage

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.

30 Oct 2014 description
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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.

29 Oct 2014 description
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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.

29 Oct 2014 description
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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.

29 Oct 2014 description
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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”.

29 Oct 2014 description
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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.

24 Oct 2014 description

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

23 Oct 2014 description
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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

23 Oct 2014 description
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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

23 Oct 2014 description
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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

23 Oct 2014 description
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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