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12 Jan 2017 description
report United Nations

The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, today concluded a three-day visit to Riyadh, where he met with Saudi and Yemeni officials.

The Envoy briefed the diplomatic corps on the latest developments in the Yemeni peace process and the steps towards a new Cessation of Hostilities. During the visit, he also met with the Governor of the Central Bank in Yemen, Monasser Al-Quaiti, to discuss the economic situation and the urgent measures which are necessary to avoid further economic deterioration.

27 Dec 2016 description

The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States are gravely concerned over a number of decisions announced by the National Leadership Forum (NLF) in its communiqué dated 24 December 2016.

10 Dec 2016 description

The ECOWAS Commission, the African Union Commission and the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) have received information that the Gambian incumbent President Yahya Jammeh has rejected the results of the Gambian presidential election of 1 December 2016 that have been officially announced by the country’s Independent Electoral Commission.

09 Dec 2016 description
report United Nations

Mientras desempeñaba el cargo de Secretario General durante el decenio pasado he destacado en repetidas ocasiones la interdependencia de los tres pilares de las Naciones Unidas —la paz, el desarrollo sostenible y los derechos humanos—, que, juntos, constituyen la base de las sociedades resilientes y cohesionadas, enraizadas en la inclusión, la justicia y el estado de derecho.

También he resaltado que los derechos humanos son el eje de la labor y la identidad de las Naciones Unidas, y este es el concepto que sustenta nuestra iniciativa «Los Derechos Humanos Primero».

09 Dec 2016 description
report United Nations

DSG/SM/1031
8 DECEMBER 2016

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at the Annual Gareth Evans Lecture on the Responsibility to Protect and Mass Atrocity Prevention, in New York today:

Thank you for the honour to be invited to deliver the Annual Gareth Evans Lecture on the Responsibility to Protect and Mass Atrocity Prevention. Thanks also to [Simon] Adams and his Global Centre, and to the Irish Mission for hosting this event.

Maps / Infographics

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Jobs

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17 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 27 Jan 2017 United Nations

OIOS evaluation of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

The Peacekeeping Evaluation Section of the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) seeks one independent consultant to join the team tasked with the evaluation of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). The consultant will be based in New York City, with travels to South Sudan.

Requirements:

  • Master-level education in international affairs, management, economics, security studies, or related field;

16 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 08 Feb 2017 United Nations

Posting Title: ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS OFFICER Job Code Title: ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS OFFICER Department/Office: FIELD MISSIONS ADMINISTERED BY DPKO Duty Station: Field Locations Posting Period:09 January 2017 - 08 February 2017 Job Opening Number:17-Environmental Affairs-FMADPKO-72561-P- (M)

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Training

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19 Mar 2015 description
training Ongoing course United Nations, UN Institute for Training and Research

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