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11 May 2012 description
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GA/AB/4029

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Fifth Committee
33rd Meeting (AM)

As the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) scrutinized the budget proposals today for 10 peacekeeping operations for the fiscal year 2012/13, several delegates argued against across-the-board cuts and warned that reductions in Haiti, Côte d’Ivoire, South Sudan and Kosovo could jeopardize the ability of the “blue helmets” in those countries to implement their mandates.

10 May 2012 description
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GA/AB/4028

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Fifth Committee
32nd Meeting (AM)

Some Speakers Call for Strict Budgetary Discipline; Others Warn Arbitrary Cuts, Resource Reduction Targets ‘Grave Error’

21 Dec 2011 description

Conseil des droits de l’homme
Dix-neuvième session
Point 6 de l’ordre du jour
Examen périodique universel

Introduction

16 Dec 2011 description
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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.

07 Dec 2011 description

Human Rights Council
Nineteenth session
Agenda item 6
Universal Periodic Review  

Introduction

24 Oct 2011 description
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GA/SHC/4017

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Third Committee
27th & 28th Meetings (AM & PM)

Also Hears Experts on Freedom of Opinion, Housing, Judicial Independence;
Assembly President Stresses Committee’s Critical Role Promoting Human Rights

Although xenophobic discourse had elevated the anti-immigration agenda in countries around the world, migration remained a common human endeavour and migrants’ rights were human rights, a top United Nations expert on those rights told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today.

14 Oct 2011 description
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GA/SHC/4011

Sixty-sixth General Assembly
Third Committee
15th & 16th Meetings (AM & PM)

Also Approves Resolution on Year of Cooperatives, to Be Launched 31 October; Hears Final Speakers on Advancement of Women, 30 Speakers on Rights of Children

02 Sep 2011 description
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Sixty-sixth session
Item 70 (a) of the provisional agenda* Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

02 Sep 2011 description
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A/66/332

Soixante-sixième session
Point 70 a) de l’ordre du jour provisoire* Renforcement de la coordination de l’aide humanitaire et des secours en cas de catastrophe fournis par les organismes des Nations Unies, y compris l’assistance économique spéciale : renforcement de la coordination de l’aide humanitaire
d’urgence fournie par les organismes des Nations Unies

02 Jul 2011 description
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GA/11111

Sixty-fifth General Assembly
Plenary
107th Meeting (AM)

Emphasizing the fundamentally civilian character of aid, the General Assembly today reaffirmed the need for the consent of disaster-affected States when using military assets to support the implementation of humanitarian assistance, in conformity with international law, including international humanitarian law, and humanitarian principles.

13 May 2011 description
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Conseil des droits de l’homme

Dix-septième session

Point 10 de l’ordre du jour

Assistance technique et renforcement des capacités

Résumé

Conformément au mandat établi par la Commission des droits de l’homme dans sa résolution 1995/70, et à la déclaration PRST/15/1 du Président du Conseil des droits de l’homme, l’expert indépendant sur la situation des droits de l’homme en Haïti soumet le présent rapport à la dix-septième session du Conseil.

22 Feb 2011 description
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GA/PK/206

General Assembly President Joins Peacekeeping, Field Support Chiefs at Opening of Special Committee's 2011 Session

The United Nations would aim in the coming year to build on 2010 efforts to bolster the ability of the "blue helmets" to protect civilians, defuse conflict and foster sustainable peace in strife-torn areas through a range of policy-development, operational capacity, field support, planning and oversight-improvement measures, the head of the world body's peacekeeping operations told the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations as it opened …

30 Dec 2010 description

Human Rights Council

Sixteenth session

Agenda item 2

Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

Summary

The present report provides an update of the activities undertaken by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) since its reports in 2010 to the Human Rights Council (A/HRC/13/26) and to the General Assembly (A/65/36). It focuses on implementation of the six thematic priorities established by the Office for 2010/11.

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20 Dec 2010 description

Human Rights Council

Sixteenth session

Agenda item 3

Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

Summary

This report details the specific activities of the mandate and the Representative of the Secretary-General on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Walter Kälin, during the reporting period, until the end of his tenure on 31 October 2010.

15 Dec 2010 description
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GA/11038

Sixty-fifth General Assembly

Plenary

66th & 67th Meetings (AM & PM)

Assembly Adopts Resolutions on Haiti, Humanitarian Personnel Safety, Assistance to Palestinian People, Minimizing Effects of Chernobyl Disaster

The surge in demand for humanitarian assistance in often high-risk environments - geared to support the growing numbers affected by the increase in frequency, scale and scope of emergencies - required effective, sustained and well-financed intervention by the international community, said delegates today during the General Assembly's annual …

15 Dec 2010 description
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Dans un contexte humanitaire marqué notamment par le tremblement de terre en Haïti et les inondations au Pakistan, comme l'on rappelé toutes les délégations, l'Assemblée générale a adopté aujourd'hui six résolutions sur la coordination de l'aide humanitaire et des secours en cas de catastrophe fournis par les organismes des Nations Unies, y compris l'assistance économique spéciale.