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World + 29 others
As Conflicts Multiply, World Community’s Capacity to Respond to People Uprooted by Violence Being Tested in ‘Unforeseen Ways’, Third Committee Told

GA/SHC/4052

Sixty-seventh General Assembly
Third Committee
32nd & 33rd Meetings (AM & PM)

António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Presents Report; Some 40 Speakers Express Strong Support for Agency’s Work, Professionalism

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World + 6 others
La capacité de réponse aux besoins des réfugiés est soumise à une pression sans précédent, affirme le Haut-Commissaire pour les réfugiés

AG/SHC/4052 Troisième Commission
32e et 33e séances – matin et après-midi

Le Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, M. António Guterres, a aujourd’hui devant la Troisième Commission, chargée des affaires humanitaires, sociales et culturelles, alerté les États Membres sur le défi que constitue la gestion des crises humanitaires relatives aux réfugiés dans le monde. Selon lui, la capacité des Nations Unies de répondre à ces défis est soumise à une pression inédite.

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World + 3 others
Global Commitment to Sustainable Urban Development Will Be Reinvigorated Through 2016 World Summit, ‘Urban Agenda for 21st Century’, Second Committee Told

GA/EF/3348

Sixty-seventh General Assembly
Second Committee
18th & 19th Meetings (AM & PM)

Also Debates Agricultural Development and Food Security

The 2016 habitat world summit — Habitat III — should reinvigorate, at the highest political level, the global commitment to sustainable urban development through the accelerated implementation of a new “Urban Agenda for the 21st Century”, the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) was told today.

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World + 11 others
‘Peacekeeping Actually Works’, Under-Secretary-General Says of United Nations Flagship Activity, in Briefing to Fourth Committee

GA/SPD/516

Sixty-seventh General Assembly
Fourth Committee
14th Meeting (AM)

‘Ambitious Experiment’ Begun 50 Years Ago Proceeds Unabated, As Multilateral Efforts Undergo Profound Change, Says Field Support Head

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World + 6 others
Past Year Marred by Events - Syria, Horn of Africa - That 'Put to the Test' World Community's Capacity to Respond to Human Rights Crises, Third Committee Told

GA/SHC/4047

Sixty-seventh General Assembly
Third Committee
22nd & 23rd Meetings (AM & PM)

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Presents Report; Also Hears from Experts On Iran, Extrajudicial Executions, Judicial Independence, Violence Against Women

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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 + 15 others
Opening Annual Debate amid ‘Time of Turmoil, Transition’, Secretary-General Calls on World Leaders to Overcome Divisions, Do More to Address Sobering Challenges

GA/11292

Sixty-seventh General Assembly
Plenary
6th, 7th & 8th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)

General Assembly President Says UN Can Be as Strong as Members Choose to Make It;
Urges Delegations to Find Courage, Tenacity of Purpose to Master Challenges Ahead

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South Sudan + 17 others
L’Assemblée souscrit aux recommandations de sa Cinquième Commission dont l’allocation de plus de 7 milliards de dollars aux opérations de maintien de la paix

AG/11256

Assemblée générale
Soixante-cinquième session
117e séance plénière - matin

Ce matin, L’Assemblée a souscrit aux 23 recommandations de sa Cinquième Commission chargée des questions administratives et budgétaires. Elle a ainsi approuvé, pour la période allant du 1er juillet 2012 au 30 juin 2013, un budget de plus de 7 milliards de dollars pour 14 opérations de maintien de la paix (OMP) et missions politiques spéciales des Nations Unies.

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South Sudan + 17 others
General Assembly Adopts 2012/13 Peacekeeping Budget of Just over $7 Billion for 14 Operations, Acting on Recommendations of Fifth Committee

GA/11256   

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Plenary
117th Meeting (AM)

The General Assembly today, acting on the recommendations of its Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary), adopted a peacekeeping budget of just more than $7 billion for the period 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013.

The funding approved today — for 14 peacekeeping missions, the Logistics Base in Brindisi and the peacekeeping support account — is broken down as follows:

Mission Total Appropriation

MINURSO ( Mission for Referendum in Western Sahara) $60.79 million 

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South Sudan + 17 others
Budget Committee Recommends Financing for 14 United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, as It Concludes Resumed Session

GA/AB/4034

Also Approves Budgets for 4 Political Missions, Text on Cross-Cutting Issues, Including Near $60 Million Supplemental Payment to Troop-Contributors

The Fifth Committee today concluded its second resumed substantive session by recommending financial arrangements for 14 United Nations peacekeeping operations, which, once endorsed by the General Assembly, would total slightly more than $7 billion.

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La Cinquième Commission recommande à l’Assemblée d’adopter un budget de 7,2 milliards de dollars pour le financement du maintien de la paix au cours de l’exercice 2012-2013

AG/AB/4034

Cinquième Commission
Deuxième partie de la reprise de session
38e séance – matin

La Cinquième Commission, chargée des questions administratives et budgétaires, a recommandé à l’Assemblée générale d’approuver un budget d’un montant total de plus de 7 milliards de dollars pour le financement de 14 opérations de maintien de la paix des Nations Unies (OMP) et missions politiques spéciales, pour couvrir l’exercice budgétaire annuel allant du 1er juillet 2012 au 30 juin 2013.

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Chaloka Beyani: Addendum - Mission to Kenya (A/HRC/19/54/Add.2)

Human Rights Council
Nineteenth session
Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil,
political, economic, social and cultural rights,
including the right to development

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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.