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MIL-OSI United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General’s remarks to Final Round of Negotiations towards a Global Compact for Migration [as prepared for delivery]

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, English, Global Bodies, Health, Human Rights, Immigration, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Nations, United Nations secretary general, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General’s remarks to Final Round of Negotiations towards a Global Compact for Migration [as prepared for delivery]

Source: United Nations secretary general You have delivered on the commitment of the New York Declaration, to craft a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. This compact demonstrates the potential of multilateralism: our ability to come together on issues that demand global collaboration – however complicated and contentious they may be.I thank and congratulate […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Commission on Limits of Continental Shelf to Hold Forty-Seventh Session at Headquarters, 16 July to 31 August

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Brazil, English, France, Global Bodies, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Norway, Open Source Intel, Russia, Sri Lanka, Technology, Theme/Oceans and Law of the Sea, Tonga, Type of Document/Press Release/Background Release, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Commission on Limits of Continental Shelf to Hold Forty-Seventh Session at Headquarters, 16 July to 31 August

Source: United Nations 4 NEW YORK, 13 July (United Nations Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs) — The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf will hold its forty-seventh session from 16 July to 31 August 2018.  The plenary segments of the session will be held from 6 to 10 August and […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Elects Iceland to Human Rights Council, Adopts Fourth Committee Text Endorsing 2018 Proposals of Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, Business, Commerce, English, France, Global Bodies, Human Rights, Iceland, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Human rights, Theme/Peacekeeping, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Elects Iceland to Human Rights Council, Adopts Fourth Committee Text Endorsing 2018 Proposals of Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations

Source: United Nations 4 The General Assembly adopted a consensus resolution today endorsing the proposals, recommendations and conclusions of the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations from its 2018 substantive session and urging Member States, the Secretariat and relevant United Nations organs to take all necessary steps to implement them. By the text — titled “Comprehensive review […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, China, English, France, Global Bodies, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, Sweden, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan

Source: United Nations The Security Council on Friday narrowly passed a measure aimed at stopping the flow of weapons to armed groups in South Sudan, with those Members in favour saying it would protect civilians, while abstainers voiced concerns that it would undermine the ongoing peace process in the world’s youngest country.      Adopting a […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council imposes new arms embargo on South Sudan

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, China, English, France, Global Bodies, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, Sweden, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council imposes new arms embargo on South Sudan

Source: United Nations 2 The Security Council on Friday narrowly passed a measure aimed at stopping the flow of weapons to armed groups in South Sudan, with those Members in favour saying it would protect civilians, while abstainers voiced concerns that it would undermine the ongoing peace process in the world’s youngest country.      Adopting […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the end of the negotiations of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, Immigration, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Switzerland, United Nations, United Nations secretary general  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the end of the negotiations of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

Source: United Nations secretary general The Secretary-General welcomes the successful conclusion, today at UN Headquarters, of the intergovernmental negotiations on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. Firmly rooted in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and the commitments made in the New York Declaration, this will be the first global agreement designed to […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council: South Sudan | Meetings Coverage and Press Releases

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Countries & Territories/South Sudan, English, Global Bodies, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council: South Sudan | Meetings Coverage and Press Releases

Source: United Nations 4 Note:  A complete summary of today’s Security Council meeting will be made available after its conclusion. Statements NIKKI R. HALEY (United States), speaking as the resolution’s main sponsor prior to the adoption, declared:  “We have reached a critical moment.”  The leaders of South Sudan have failed their people, she said, stressing […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Condemning Rise of Violence by Armed Groups in Central African Republic, Security Council Presidential Statement Urges National Reconciliation

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Countries & Territories/Central African Republic, Defence, English, Environment, European Union, Global Bodies, Human Rights, Intelligence, Justice, law, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Police, Security, Sweden, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Condemning Rise of Violence by Armed Groups in Central African Republic, Security Council Presidential Statement Urges National Reconciliation

Source: United Nations 4 The Security Council, strongly condemning the rise of incitement to ethnic and religious hatred and violence in the Central African Republic — as well as manipulated hostility towards the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) and other international actors — today adopted a presidential statement urging […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Activities of Secretary-General in Ethiopia, 9 July

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Countries & Territories/Ethiopia, English, Global Bodies, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Travel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Activities of Secretary-General in Ethiopia, 9 July

Source: United Nations 4 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Addis Ababa early on Monday morning, 9 July, to attend the second annual United Nations-African Union conference. The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the Secretary-General co-chaired a joint meeting of the Commission and senior officials from the United Nations. The […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Villages ‘reduced to ash’ amid ‘barbaric violence’ in DR Congo, reports UN refugee agency

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, English, Global Bodies, gun control, Health, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Villages ‘reduced to ash’ amid ‘barbaric violence’ in DR Congo, reports UN refugee agency

Source: United Nations Humanitarian needs are enormous in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has reported accounts of “barbaric violence”. In all, 350,000 people are estimated to have fled months of ethnic clashes between the Hema and Lendu groups, in the eastern part of the country. Spokesperson Charlie Yaxley […]

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