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World + 10 others
‘Fully Fledged War’ Needed to Eradicate Poverty, Second Committee Told as It Concludes General Debate

GA/EF/338

Sixty-seventh General Assembly
Second Committee
6th Meeting (AM)

Efforts in Agriculture, Energy, Disaster Risk Reduction Also Highlighted

The international community must launch a “fully fledged war” to eradicate poverty, the world’s greatest challenge, the representative of the Dominican Republic told the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) today, as it concluded its general debate.

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Somalia + 33 others
Les causes des conflits et la promotion d’une paix et d’un développement durables en Afrique - Rapport du Secrétaire général (A/67/205*–S/2012/715)

Assemblée générale Soixante-septième session Conseil de sécurité Soixante-septième année Point 64 b) de l’ordre du jour provisoire**
Nouveau Partenariat pour le développement de l’Afrique : progrès accomplis dans la mise en œuvre et appui international : les causes des conflits et la promotion d’une paix et d’un développement durables en Afrique

Résumé

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Somalia + 33 others
Causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa - Report of the Secretary-General (A/67/205–S/2012/715)

General Assembly
Sixty-seventh session
Item 64 (b) of the provisional agenda**
New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in
implementation and international support: causes of
conflict and the promotion of durable peace and
sustainable development in Africa

Security Council
Sixty-seventh year

Summary

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World + 15 others
Shared Goal of Middle East Peace at Centre of General Assembly Debate, but Leaders Chart Divergent Paths to Its Achievement

GA/11295

Sixty-seventh General Assembly
Plenary
12th, 13th & 14th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)

Palestinian Authority to Modify Bid for Upgraded Status at UN; Israel Says Time to Halt Iran’s Nuclear Weapon Programme by Drawing ‘Red Line’ through It

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World + 8 others
General Assembly Adopts Four Resolutions as Speakers Stress Importance of Streamlining Responses to Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

GA/11196

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Plenary
86th Meeting (AM)

Only by streamlining responses to the world’s complex humanitarian landscape would the needs of those affected by disasters and emergencies be met, speakers stressed today as the General Assembly adopted four resolutions relating to humanitarian assistance.

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World + 7 others
Speakers Stress Need to Scale Up ‘Smarter’ Humanitarian Aid as General Assembly Holds Annual Debate on Disaster, Emergency Relief

GA/11195

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Plenary
85th Meeting (AM)

Draft Resolutions Tabled Include Texts On Assistance to Palestinian People, Drought in Horn of Africa

Humanitarian assistance must be scaled up and made “smarter” as global emergencies continued to expand in both frequency and complexity, delegates in the General Assembly stressed today during their annual debate on the coordination of disaster relief efforts.

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World + 19 others
Closing 'Historical and Unforgettable' Annual Debate, General Assembly President Says Time to Shift Gears to Crucial Next Step, 'Turn Talk into Real Impact'

GA/11155

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Plenary
28th, 29th & 30th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)

World Leaders Came to Express ‘Hopes and Needs of Their Nations’,
Salute Courage of Those Who Fought for Freedom, Dignity, Democracy around Globe

“It has been an historic and unforgettable debate,” said the President of the General Assembly this evening as he closed the annual event, but it was now time to shift attention to the crucial next step, “turning talk into real impact”.

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World + 15 others
General Assembly Debate Considers Global Development at Crossroads, as Least Developed Countries Buckle under Strain of Meeting Most Basic Needs

GA/11154

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Plenary
25th, 26th & 27th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)

Reeling from Economic Downturn, Poorest Nations Pin Hopes on Global Strategies,
Cooperation; Ways Outlined to Ease Horn of Africa Crisis, Enhance Food Security

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World + 19 others
Examination of Mediation versus Military Intervention to Assist Regions Wracked by Conflict Focus of General Assembly Debate as It Enters Fourth Day

GA/11153

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Plenary
22nd, 23rd & 24th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)

Leaders Can No Longer Use Sovereignty as ‘Wall to Violate Rights of Citizens’,
Some Say; Others Say Mediation Less Costly, Saves Lives, Aligns with UN Charter

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Palestinian Authority President presents application for United Nations membership as heads of state, government address General Assembly

GA/11152

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Plenary
19th, 20th & 21st Meetings (AM, PM & Night)

Peace Can Only Come through Negotiations, Responds Israel’s Prime Minister, Offering ‘Straightforward Discussion’

Declaring “this is the moment of truth, our people are waiting to hear the answer of the world,” Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority, presented an application for United Nations membership before a packed hall today as the General Assembly continued its general debate.