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MIL-OSI United Nations: Urging More Action to End Female Genital Mutilation, Secretary-General Says Nearly 4 Million Girls at Risk Annually, in Message for International Observance

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Human rights, Theme/Official observances, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Urging More Action to End Female Genital Mutilation, Secretary-General Says Nearly 4 Million Girls at Risk Annually, in Message for International Observance

Source: United Nations 4 Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, observed on 6 February: Female genital mutilation is an abhorrent human rights violation affecting women and girls around the world.  It denies them their dignity, endangers their health and causes needless pain and suffering, […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Appoints Karen Smith of South Africa Special Adviser on Responsibility to Protect

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Human rights, Type of Document/Press Release/Biographical Note, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Appointments, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Appoints Karen Smith of South Africa Special Adviser on Responsibility to Protect

Source: United Nations 4 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Karen Smith of South Africa as his Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect.  She will succeed Ivan Šimonović of Croatia, to whom the Secretary-General is deeply grateful. Ms. Smith will work under the overall guidance of Adama Dieng, the Secretary-General’s […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Spotlighting Role of Human Rights Defenders, General Assembly Awards United Nations Prizes, Commemorates Landmark Declarations

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Defence, DJF, English, Environment, Fisheries, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Theme/Human rights, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Spotlighting Role of Human Rights Defenders, General Assembly Awards United Nations Prizes, Commemorates Landmark Declarations

Source: United Nations 4 The General Assembly today commemorated anniversaries of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action and the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, with high-level plenary meetings that included a dedicated award ceremony honouring the 2018 recipients of the United Nations Prize in the Field of Human […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: States Must Treat Human Rights Defenders ‘as Partners, Not as a Threat’, Secretary-General Tells General Assembly

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Human rights, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: States Must Treat Human Rights Defenders ‘as Partners, Not as a Threat’, Secretary-General Tells General Assembly

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the General Assembly on human rights defenders, in New York today: Today we commemorate the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, adopted by consensus 20 years ago. As Wangari Maathai, the late Kenyan environmental campaigner and Nobel laureate, once said:  “Human rights […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Human Rights Defenders Give Voice to Voiceless, Shield Powerless against Injustice, Says Secretary-General at Award Ceremony

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Human rights, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Human Rights Defenders Give Voice to Voiceless, Shield Powerless against Injustice, Says Secretary-General at Award Ceremony

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights award ceremony, in New York today: As we celebrate the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it is important to recognize the human rights defenders working to uphold the Declaration and make […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly: Human Rights

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Theme/Human rights, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly: Human Rights

Source: United Nations 4 Note:  A complete summary of today’s General Assembly meetings will be made available after their conclusion. Anniversary Commemoration of Human Rights Instruments MARÍA FERNANDA ESPINOSA GARCÉS, President of the General Assembly, said that the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was one of the most important contributions that […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Marking Universal Declaration of Human Rights Anniversary, Secretary-General Says Challenge Remains Translating Document into ‘Reality for All’

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Human rights, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Marking Universal Declaration of Human Rights Anniversary, Secretary-General Says Challenge Remains Translating Document into ‘Reality for All’

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the General Assembly on the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in New York today: Seventy years ago, after the Holocaust and the horror of the Second World War, our visionary forebears drafted 30 articles that lay out what they described […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General, at Event Marking Adoption of Global Refugee Compact, Urges Greater Support for Host Communities, Preventing Conflict

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Human rights, Theme/Humanitarian issues, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General, at Event Marking Adoption of Global Refugee Compact, Urges Greater Support for Host Communities, Preventing Conflict

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the event to mark the adoption of the Global Compact on Refugees, in New York today: I am honoured to be with you, on behalf of the Secretary-General, to mark the United Nations General Assembly’s overwhelming affirmation of the Global Compact on […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Solutions to World’s Problems Lie in Upholding Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Secretary-General emphasizes in Observance Message

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Human rights, Theme/Official observances, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Solutions to World’s Problems Lie in Upholding Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Secretary-General emphasizes in Observance Message

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the high‑level event to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in Marrakesh, Morocco today: The profound language and the symbolic significance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights have made it the world’s most widely translated document.  Its […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Respect for Human Rights Still Far from Universal, Secretary-General Says at Anniversary Event, While Hailing ‘Pioneers’ behind Declaration

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Human rights, Theme/Official observances, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Respect for Human Rights Still Far from Universal, Secretary-General Says at Anniversary Event, While Hailing ‘Pioneers’ behind Declaration

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the exhibition on the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in New York today: I am very honoured to be with you today. Over the past seven decades, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has had a revolutionary […]

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