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21 Sep 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12996

SECURITY COUNCIL
8051ST MEETING (AM)
20 SEPTEMBER 2017

The “primacy of politics” — including through mediation, ceasefire monitoring and assisting in the implementation of peace accords — should be the hallmark of the United Nations approach to resolving conflict, by the terms of a resolution adopted by the Security Council today.

21 Sep 2017 description

I. Introduction

  1. The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/11 and Security Council resolution 2344 (2017), in which I was requested to report every three months on developments in Afghanistan.

20 Sep 2017 description

Conseil des droits de l’homme
Trente-sixième session
11-29 septembre 2017
Point 4 de l’ordre du jour
Situations des droits de l’homme qui requièrent l’attention du Conseil

I. Introduction

1. Le présent rapport est soumis par la Commission d’enquête sur le Burundi (ci-après « la Commission ») en application de la résolution A/HRC/RES/33/24 du Conseil des droits de l’homme, adoptée le 30 septembre 2016.

A. Mandat

1. Résolution 33/24 du Conseil des droits de l’homme

20 Sep 2017 description

Conseil des droits de l’homme
Trente-sixième session
11-29 septembre 2017
Points 2 et 10 de l’ordre du jour
Rapport annuel du Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies aux droits de l’homme et rapports du Haut-Commissariat et du Secrétaire général Assistance technique et renforcement des capacités

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20 Sep 2017 description
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Human Rights Council Thirty-sixth session 11-29 September 2017 Agenda items 2 and 10

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

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20 Sep 2017 description

Human Rights Council
Thirty-sixth session
11-29 September 2017
Agenda item 10
Technical assistance and capacity-building

Note by the Secretariat

15 Sep 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12992

SECURITY COUNCIL
8049TH MEETING (AM)
14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Political Will, International Support Now Crucial, Says Permanent Representative
The Security Council today approved the Secretary-General’s recommendations regarding the size, operational aspects and mandate of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia.

14 Sep 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SECURITY COUNCIL
8048TH METING (AM)
14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Political Stability Must Be UNSMIL’s ‘Overarching Goal’, Says Permanent Representative, Stressing Importance of National Ownership Concept The Security Council decided unanimously today to extend the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 15 September 2018 as an integrated special political mission.

14 Sep 2017 description
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Note by the Secretariat

In its resolution 33/14, the Human Rights Council established the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the right to development for a period of three years, and requested that the Special Rapporteur report annually to the Council and the General Assembly.

The Council appointed Saad Alfarargi as Special Rapporteur on the right to development at its thirty-fourth session and he formally took up his role on 1 May 2017.

14 Sep 2017 description

The report includes information concerning the organization of the session, the progress of work and the future work of the Commission on the topics given substantive consideration during the session, the texts of draft articles and commentaries adopted by the Commission during the session, any procedural recommendations of the Commission calling for a decision on the part of the General Assembly as well as other decisions and conclusions of the Commission.

13 Sep 2017 description
report UN Security Council

CS/12988

Conseil de sécurité
8045e séance – matin

Le Conseil de sécurité a, ce matin, engagé les dirigeants politiques bissau-guinéens à appliquer les Accords de Conakry du 14 octobre 2016, notamment en nommant un premier ministre de consensus.

13 Sep 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12988

Security Council
8045th Meeting (AM)

Expressing deep concern about the political impasse in Guinea-Bissau, the Security Council today called upon the West African nation’s leaders to engage in genuine dialogue, find common ground and implement the Conakry Agreement of 14 October 2016, including by appointing a consensus Prime Minister, as required by that accord.

13 Sep 2017 description
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Note by the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Agnes Callamard, submitted in accordance with Assembly resolution 71/198.

Report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

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13 Sep 2017 description
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Letter dated 7 September 2017 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council

I have the honour to transmit a report of the Director General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on the status of implementation of the plan for the destruction of Libya’s remaining category 2 chemical weapons outside the territory of Libya (see annex). The report, dated 23 August 2017, covers the period from 23 July to 22 August 2017.

13 Sep 2017 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

1. The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2349 (2017) of 31 March 2017, in which the Council requested the Secretary-General to produce a written report within five months on the assessment by the United Nations of the situation in the Lake Chad Basin. The report provides an update on the progress made and the challenges remaining and suggests measures for consideration relating to elements of the resolution.

13 Sep 2017 description

Human Rights Council
Thirty-sixth session
11-29 September 2017
Agenda items 2 and 3
Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

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

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