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23 Sep 2018 description

Trois géants du numérique apporteront leur expertise de pointe pour mieux prédire les famines

WASHINGTON, 23 septembre 2018 — L’ONU, la Banque mondiale, le Comité international de la CroixRouge (CICR), Microsoft Corp., Google et Amazon Web Services (AWS) ont annoncé aujourd’hui la création d’un partenariat mondial sans précédent pour prévenir les famines.

23 Sep 2018 description

Empresas tecnológicas internacionales proporcionarán sus conocimientos sobre tecnologías de vanguardia para predecir mejor las hambrunas

CIUDAD DE WASHINGTON, 23 de septiembre de 2018. Las Naciones Unidas, el Banco Mundial, el Comité Internacional de la Cruz Roja (CICR), Microsoft Corp., Google y Amazon Web Services anunciaron hoy una alianza mundial sin precedentes para prevenir futuras hambrunas.

23 Sep 2018 description
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Global Technology Firms to Provide Expertise on Frontier Technology to Better Predict Famines

WASHINGTON, September 23, 2018 —The United Nations, World Bank, International Committee of the Red Cross, Microsoft, Google and Amazon Web Services today announced an unprecedented global partnership to prevent future famines.

20 Sep 2018 description
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Co-chairs' statement on the financial tracking report
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Post-conference financial tracking report

At the second "Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region" conference hosted by the EU in Brussels on 24-25 April 2018, the international community and the governments of refugee hosting countries came together to reaffirm their commitment to support the millions of civilians affected by the conflict in Syria as well as the refugees and communities generously hosting them.

07 Sep 2018 description
report United Nations

The United Nations Department of Political Affairs (DPA) marked the official closure today of the DPA Nepal Liaison Office, established in 2011 following the closure of United Nations Mission in Nepal. Nepal has been a valuable partner of the United Nations and an active contributor of global peace operations since it joined the Organization in 1955. During this period, Nepal has undergone several historic transformations towards peace, stability and prosperity.

06 Sep 2018 description
report United Nations

(New York, 06 September 2018) The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed his grave concern at increasing reports of a possible military offensive in Idlib, Syria, in the next days and the devastating impact that this would have on the civilians living there. Syrian Government forces have reportedly been amassing close to Idlib in readiness for an offensive and on 4 September, several airstrikes were reported to have been carried out across Idlib province.

05 Sep 2018 description
report United Nations

THE APPEALS CHAMBER of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals ("Appeals Chamber" and "Mechanism", respectively);

RECALLING that, on 18 December 2014, the Appeals Chamber: (i) affirmed Augustin Ngirabatware's convictions for committing ,direct and public incitement to commit genocide and instigating and aiding and abetting genocide; (ii) reversed Ngirabatware's conviction for rape as a crime against humanity; and (iii) imposed a sentence of 30 years of imprisonment;

04 Sep 2018 description

Germany, Nigeria, Norway and the United Nations hosted the High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region which brought together 27 nations, 24 regional and international organizations and representatives of national and international civil society. We convened to recommit to work together to address the humanitarian needs and build the resilience of the over 17 million people still affected by the regional crisis and to identify ways of strengthening the collective response.

16 Aug 2018 description
report United Nations

(New York, 16 August 2018) The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, raised concern at the 14 August decision by the Republika Srpska National Assembly to revoke its endorsement of the 2004 Srebrenica Commission Report.

09 Aug 2018 description
report United Nations

United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. Miroslav Jenča, visited Afghanistan from 6 to 8 August 2018. He met with representatives of the Government of Afghanistan, political leaders and the diplomatic community.

07 Aug 2018 description
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United Nations Special Adviser & Head of the Investigative Team for Accountability of Dae’sh / ISIL crimes to Commence Mission to Iraq On 6 August 2018, the United Nations Special Adviser & Head of the Investigative Team for Accountability of Dae’sh / ISIL crimes, Mr. Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, will commence an eight-day visit to the Republic of Iraq. The Special Advisor was appointed pursuant to Security Council Resolution 2379 (2017).

23 Jul 2018 description
  1. The representatives of the Guarantors of the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PSC) Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the region held their fifth ministerial meeting in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, on 20 July 2018. The meeting was chaired by H.E. Jean-Claude Gakosso, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Congolese abroad, representing the Chair of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and Chair of the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the PSC Framework. It was attended by H.E.

13 Jul 2018 description
report United Nations

We, the Heads of State and Government and High Representatives, meeting in Morocco on 10 and 11 December 2018, reaffirming the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants and determined to make an important contribution to enhanced cooperation on international migration in all its dimensions, have adopted this Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration:

PREAMBLE

  1. This Global Compact rests on the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations.

12 Jul 2018 description
report United Nations

New York

Madame President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

I commend the Security Council for focusing its attention on climate-related security risks. I would like to address four key issues today: firstly, the nature of the challenges to our common security posed by climate risks; secondly, the impacts of climate change; thirdly, the actions being taken by the UN system to tackle these, and finally, what we need to ask of all of us to ensure we continue to centrally integrate climate concerns in our security considerations.

09 Jul 2018 description

On 9 July 2018, the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres convened the second AU- UN Annual Conference at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

09 Jul 2018 description

The present document was prepared for the Brussels II Conference.
The document was jointly developed by the Government of Jordan, the EU and the United Nations.

03 Jul 2018 description
report United Nations

Laayouune

After visits to Algiers, Nouakchott, Rabuni and Rabat, the Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara, former German President Horst Koehler, paid a three day visit to Western Sahara from 28 June to 1 July which included meetings in Laayoune, Smara and Dakhla.

01 Jul 2018 description
report United Nations

L’ONU PRÉSENTE LE PLAN DE SOUTIEN POUR LE SAHEL, UNE TERRE D’OPPORTUNITÉS

En marge du 31ème Sommet de l’Union Africaine qui se tient à Nouakchott, Mauritanie, la Vice-Secrétaire Générale des Nations Unies Mme Amina J. Mohammed va présenter ce samedi 30 juin le Plan de Soutien des Nations Unies pour le Sahel, intitulé « Sahel, terre d’opportunités ».

La présentation aura lieu durant une Réunion de Haut Niveau sur le Sahel, organisée par le gouvernement de Mauritanie.

Pourquoi un plan de soutien au Sahel?