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19 Jan 2018 description

-La Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECID) aportó, en 2017, más de 40 millones de euros de ayuda dirigida a las poblaciones más vulnerables afectadas por crisis humanitarias

-La Ayuda Humanitaria española atendió también en 2017 las crisis alimentarias en Nigeria, Somalia, Sudán del Sur y Yemen, a poblaciones refugiadas y a las afectadas por huracanes e inundaciones y por el terremoto de México.

01 Aug 2012 description

Reflections on Current Challenges and Future Prospects

Special Report by Susan Hayward

Summary

The field of religious peacebuilding has begun to move closer to the mainstream of conflict resolution practice and theory. The 2011 unrest in the Middle East and North Africa—the Arab Spring—reflects ongoing challenges and opportunities for the field.

20 May 2011 description

ECOSOC/6480
NGO/723

Committee on NGOs
24th & 25th Meetings (AM & PM)

Completing its fourth day of the resumed 2011 session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) today recommended special consultative status for 25 entities to the Economic and Social Council, and postponed consideration of 26 additional groups until the Committee receive answers to its outstanding questions.

11 Jun 2010 description

Committee on the Rights of the Child

ROUNDUP 11 June 2010

Issues Conclusions on Reports of Argentina, Belgium, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Grenada, Japan, Nigeria, Tunisia, Colombia and Serbia

The Committee on the Rights of the Child today concluded its three-week fifty-fourth session after issuing its concluding observations and recommendations on 18 reports, from 9 countries, which it considered in parallel chambers over the course of the session.

In closing remarks, Yanghee Lee, the Committee Chairperson, noted that, during its fifty-fourth session, …

20 May 2010 description

BACKGROUND RELEASE

20 May 2010

Situation of Child Rights in Argentina, Belgium, Colombia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Grenada, Guatemala, Japan, Nigeria, Serbia and Tunisia be Reviewed

The Committee on the Rights of the Child will meet at the Palais Wilson in Geneva from 25 May to 11 June to review the promotion and protection of children's rights under the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Argentina, Belgium, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Grenada, Guatemala, Japan, Nigeria and Tunisia.

21 Oct 2008 description
report UN General Assembly


GA/DIS/3372

Sixty-third General Assembly
First Committee
13th & 14th Meetings (AM & PM)

'For Every African, There Are Seven Illicit Bullets and Three Guns Targeted At Him or Her', Says Speaker; Two Drafts Introduced, One on Arms Trade Treaty

12 Mar 2008 description

Concludes Debate on Human Rights Defenders, Violence against Women and Effects of Economic Reform Policies and Foreign Debt on Human Rights

The Human Rights Council this afternoon held an interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living and the Independent Expert on minority issues.

At the beginning of the meeting, the Council concluded its interactive dialogue with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights defenders, the Special Rapporteur on violence against …