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UN spotlights health benefits of yoga, ancient practice that can ease stress of our modern ‘laptop’ lives

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24-7, Economics, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, United Nations  /  Comments Off on UN spotlights health benefits of yoga, ancient practice that can ease stress of our modern ‘laptop’ lives

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 2 Headline: UN spotlights health benefits of yoga, ancient practice that can ease stress of our modern ‘laptop’ lives 21 June 2017 – Recognizing the universal appeal of yoga, the United Nations marked the 2017 edition of the International Day of Yoga, which aims to integrate the […]

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The people of South Sudan are ‘desperate for peace,’ but political crisis persists – UN peacekeeping chief

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24-7, English, Environment, Global Bodies, Human Rights, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, United Nations  /  Comments Off on The people of South Sudan are ‘desperate for peace,’ but political crisis persists – UN peacekeeping chief

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations Headline: The people of South Sudan are ‘desperate for peace,’ but political crisis persists – UN peacekeeping chief 21 June 2017 – Deliberate actions by the Government and opposition armed forces as well as other actors to advance their political goals continue to severely undermine efforts to […]

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Secretary-General Commends Tajikistan’s Efforts to Reduce Poverty, Advance Water Goals, in Remarks at Forum on Sustainable Development Partnerships

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24-7, Climate, English, Global Bodies, Human Rights, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Secretary-General Commends Tajikistan’s Efforts to Reduce Poverty, Advance Water Goals, in Remarks at Forum on Sustainable Development Partnerships

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: Secretary-General Commends Tajikistan’s Efforts to Reduce Poverty, Advance Water Goals, in Remarks at Forum on Sustainable Development Partnerships (Delayed for technical reasons.)Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the opening of a national conference on “Strengthening of Partnerships for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in […]

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Peacekeeping Chief Recommends No Change in South Sudan Mandate Owing to Persistent Hostilities, Stalled Dialogue

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24-7, English, Environment, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Peacekeeping Chief Recommends No Change in South Sudan Mandate Owing to Persistent Hostilities, Stalled Dialogue

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: Peacekeeping Chief Recommends No Change in South Sudan Mandate Owing to Persistent Hostilities, Stalled Dialogue Government Committed to Deploying Regional Protection Force, Permanent Representative Assures Security CouncilThe Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, citing a lack of real progress towards ending hostilities and resuming dialogue in South […]

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Security Council Extends, Expands Sanctions against Democratic Republic of Congo to Cover Those Attacking Peacekeepers, Adopting Resolution 2360 (2017)

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24-7, Africa, Americas, Economics, English, Environment, Exploitation, France, Global Bodies, Human Rights, International Law, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on Security Council Extends, Expands Sanctions against Democratic Republic of Congo to Cover Those Attacking Peacekeepers, Adopting Resolution 2360 (2017)

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: Security Council Extends, Expands Sanctions against Democratic Republic of Congo to Cover Those Attacking Peacekeepers, Adopting Resolution 2360 (2017) Permanent Representative Says Measures Should Also Target Firms Using Armed Groups, Objects to Actions that Hamper Pursuit of ‘Common Goals’The Security Council today extended its arms embargo, […]

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Warring parties in Yemen &#39must take all feasible precautions&#39 to minimize harm to civilians &#8211 UN envoy

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24-7, English, Europe, Global Bodies, Human Rights, International Law, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Warring parties in Yemen &#39must take all feasible precautions&#39 to minimize harm to civilians &#8211 UN envoy

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 3 Headline: Warring parties in Yemen &#39must take all feasible precautions&#39 to minimize harm to civilians &#8211 UN envoy 21 June 2017 – Civilians in Yemen continue to be killed and injured during Ramadan, despite calls for the conflict parties to respect their obligations under international law, […]

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Nigerian refugees returning to &#8220dangerously unprepared&#8221 situation, UN agency chief warns

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Nigerian refugees returning to &#8220dangerously unprepared&#8221 situation, UN agency chief warns

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 3 Headline: Nigerian refugees returning to &#8220dangerously unprepared&#8221 situation, UN agency chief warns 21 June 2017 – Large numbers of Nigerian refugees hosted in Cameroon are returning to northeast Nigeria, into a situation the United Nations refugee chief calls “dangerously unprepared to receive them.” “It is my […]

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Warring parties in Yemen ‘must take all feasible precautions’ to minimize harm to civilians – UN envoy

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24-7, English, Europe, Global Bodies, Human Rights, International Law, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Warring parties in Yemen ‘must take all feasible precautions’ to minimize harm to civilians – UN envoy

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 2 Headline: Warring parties in Yemen ‘must take all feasible precautions’ to minimize harm to civilians – UN envoy 21 June 2017 – Civilians in Yemen continue to be killed and injured during Ramadan, despite calls for the conflict parties to respect their obligations under international law, […]

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Stakeholders and Officials Highlight Priorities for HLPF

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Economics, English, Export, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Small Island Developing States, Trade  /  Comments Off on Stakeholders and Officials Highlight Priorities for HLPF

MIL OSI Asia Pacific – Source: Small Island Developing States Headline: Stakeholders and Officials Highlight Priorities for HLPF 20 June 2017: The UN Secretariat issued a compilation of the executive summaries of the position papers submitted by Major Groups and Other Stakeholders (MGOS) on the theme of the 2017 session of the UN High-level Political […]

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WFUNA, Partners Discuss Global Citizenship Education for 2030 Agenda

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Small Island Developing States  /  Comments Off on WFUNA, Partners Discuss Global Citizenship Education for 2030 Agenda

MIL OSI Asia Pacific – Source: Small Island Developing States Headline: WFUNA, Partners Discuss Global Citizenship Education for 2030 Agenda 19 June 2017: UN entities, UN Member States and other stakeholders highlighted the importance of global citizenship education for sustaining peace, preventing global extremism and achieving the SDGs, during an event on the role of […]

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Conference Concludes First Reading of Draft Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24-7, Argentina, Brazil, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Nuclear Industry, Nuclear Weapons, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Security, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Conference Concludes First Reading of Draft Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: Conference Concludes First Reading of Draft Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons President Presents Revised Preamble, Noting Proposed Addition of New ParagraphsDelegations considering an instrument that would prohibit nuclear weapons concluded their first-read through of the entire draft this morning, before proceeding to informal […]

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UN Security Council welcomes deployment of regional force to restore stability in the Sahel

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24-7, Africa, Climate, English, Europe, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Security, United Nations  /  Comments Off on UN Security Council welcomes deployment of regional force to restore stability in the Sahel

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations Headline: UN Security Council welcomes deployment of regional force to restore stability in the Sahel 21 June 2017 – The United Nations Security Council today welcomed the deployment by the so-called Group of Five (G5) – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger – of a joint […]

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