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05 Oct 2011 description

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Saying she expected a “good ride” for the Security Council this month, U. Joy Ogwu (Nigeria), its President for October, today outlined a programme of work comprising a varied mix of both new and routine agenda items.

02 Jul 2011 description
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AG/11110

Assemblée générale Soixante-cinquième session 106e séance plénière – matin

Vers 8 heures ce matin, peu après la clôture des travaux de sa Cinquième Commission (chargée des questions administratives et budgétaires), l’Assemblée générale a approuvé* la recommandation visant à allouer plus de 7 milliards de dollars au financement des 13 opérations de maintien de la paix.

02 Jul 2011 description
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GA/11110

Sixty-fifth General Assembly
Plenary
106th Meeting (AM)

Agrees One-Time Supplemental Payment of $85 Million for Troop-Contributing Countries, Seeks Creation of Advisory Group to Consider Their Reimbursement Rates

In the early hours of the morning today, the General Assembly, acting on the recommendations of its Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary), adopted a peacekeeping budget of more than $7 billion for the period from 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012.

14 Apr 2011 description

Le Président de la soixante-cinquième session de l’Assemblée générale, M. Joseph Deiss, a présenté, cet après-midi devant la presse, un bilan des activités récentes de l’Assemblée, ainsi que son programme de travail pour les mois à venir. M. Deiss s’est également exprimé sur l’avancement de la réforme du Conseil de sécurité et sur l’éventuelle demande d’admission de la Palestine comme nouvel État Membre de l’ONU.

13 Apr 2011 description

Updating the press on the latest developments regarding the work of the sixty-fifth General Assembly, Joseph Deiss, the 192-member body’s President, today highlighted a host of upcoming topical debates and took questions on the push for Palestinian statehood, as well as on the status of the negotiations to reform and expand the Security Council.

23 Dec 2010 description

Ruhakana Rugunda, Permanent Representative of Uganda to the United Nations, called today for a greater focus by the Security Council on preventive diplomacy and peacebuilding as he surveyed a range of situations in Africa.

Speaking at a Headquarters press conference on his country's two-year tenure on the Council, Mr.

23 Dec 2010 description

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During its participation in the Security Council over the last two years, Mexico had focused on strengthening the role of conflict prevention and resolution; the promotion and protection of human rights and international humanitarian law; and enhancing transparency of the Council, the country's Permanent Representative, Claude Heller, said today at Headquarters.

Briefing correspondents on Mexico's work in the primary body …

04 May 2010 description
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Cinquième Commission

29eséance - matin

LA CINQUIÈME COMMISSION EXAMINE LE FINANCEMENT DE 10 OPÉRATIONS DE MAINTIEN DE LA PAIX

La Cinquième Commission (chargée des questions administratives et budgétaires) a examiné, ce matin, le financement de 10 opérations de maintien de la paix (OMP) des Nations Unies, à savoir celles déployées en Côte d'Ivoire, à Chypre, en République démocratique du Congo, au Timor-Leste, au Kosovo, au Libéria, au Moyen-Orient (FNUOD), au Soudan, au Sahara occidental et en Somalie.

15 Apr 2010 description

United Nations, New York, 15 April 2010: As part of the efforts to improve transparency on the issue of sexual exploitation and abuse involving peacekeeping personnel, as of December 2009 the Departments of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and Field Support (DFS) have begun to issue quarterly press releases to make public updated statistics regarding sexual exploitation and abuse cases in field Missions. During the first quarter of 2010, the Departments reported a total of 24 allegations, ten of them concerning minors.