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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Approves Michelle Bachelet of Chile as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

By   /  August 11, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Approves Michelle Bachelet of Chile as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Source: United Nations 4 The General Assembly today approved the nomination of Michelle Bachelet, former President of Chile, as the next United Nations human rights chief for a four‑year term, beginning on 1 September 2018. The decision was taken without a vote, following the proposal by UN Secretary‑General António Guterres to appoint Ms. Bachelet as United Nations High […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Concerned about Terrorism, Organized Crime in West Africa, Security Council Stresses Regional Office Needs Adequate Resources for Conflict Prevention

By   /  August 11, 2018  /  24-7, Climate, Climate Change, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Africa, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Concerned about Terrorism, Organized Crime in West Africa, Security Council Stresses Regional Office Needs Adequate Resources for Conflict Prevention

Source: United Nations 4 Noting the increased demands on the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWAS), the Security Council today underscored the need for adequate resources, while reiterating its concern about the region’s challenging security situation, notably threats posed by terrorism and transnational organized crime. In presidential statement S/PRST/2018/16 — presented by Stephen Hickey (United Kingdom), […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council Presidential Statement Requests Strategic Review of Central Africa Office Mandate

By   /  August 11, 2018  /  24-7, Climate, Climate Change, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Africa, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council Presidential Statement Requests Strategic Review of Central Africa Office Mandate

Source: United Nations 4 The Security Council, noting the Secretary-General’s recommendation that the mandate of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA) be extended for another three years from 1 September, requested today that he conduct a strategic review of the Office’s mandate and activities. Through presidential statement S/PRST/2018/17, presented by Stephen Hickey (United Kingdom), its […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Briefing Security Council, Special Envoy for Burundi Says New Constitution, President’s Actions Create Opportunity to End Political Crisis

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Climate, Climate Change, Countries & Territories/Burundi, English, Environment, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Briefing Security Council, Special Envoy for Burundi Says New Constitution, President’s Actions Create Opportunity to End Political Crisis

Source: United Nations 4 The Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Burundi asked the Security Council today to appeal to all sides in the East African nation to participate — in good faith — in a fifth and potentially final inter‑Burundi dialogue that would build on recent developments and, hopefully, take place as soon as possible. Michel […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Conseil de sécurité: Burundi

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Countries & Territories/Burundi, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Conseil de sécurité: Burundi

Source: United Nations 4 (Le résumé complet de la réunion sera disponible plus tard dans la journée.) Déclarations M. MICHEL KAFANDO, Envoyé spécial du Secrétaire général pour le Burundi, a indiqué que le 7 juin, à l’issue du référendum constitutionnel du 17 mai 2018, le Chef de l’État du Burundi, M. Pierre Nkurunziza, a promulgué la nouvelle Constitution adoptée […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Amid Growing Demonstrations, Iraq’s Government Must Focus on Inclusion, Economic, Political System Reform, Special Representative Tells Security Council

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Climate, Climate Change, Countries & Territories/Iraq, English, Environment, Exports, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Amid Growing Demonstrations, Iraq’s Government Must Focus on Inclusion, Economic, Political System Reform, Special Representative Tells Security Council

Source: United Nations 4 Facing myriad challenges, including growing demonstrations, Iraq’s new Government must focus on prioritizing inclusion, political and economic reforms, justice, equality and accountability, while ensuring the timely delivery of basic services, the Security Council heard today from a senior United Nations official. Ján Kubiš, Special Representative of the Secretary‑General and Head of […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Adopts Texts on Upcoming Migration Conference, Samoa Pathway Review, Universal Health Coverage

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Adopts Texts on Upcoming Migration Conference, Samoa Pathway Review, Universal Health Coverage

Source: United Nations 4 The General Assembly, in consensus action today, adopted two decisions and one resolution relating to upcoming high‑level meetings on global migration and universal health coverage, among other priority topics. By the terms of a resolution titled, “Modalities for the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration” (document A/72/L.67), the […]

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With 22 Million People Requiring Aid in Yemen, Special Envoy Calls for Political Consultations in Geneva, as Delegates Advocate Continued Security Council Unity

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Countries & Territories/Yemen, English, Environment, fish, Global Bodies, Imports, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations  /  Comments Off on With 22 Million People Requiring Aid in Yemen, Special Envoy Calls for Political Consultations in Geneva, as Delegates Advocate Continued Security Council Unity

Source: United Nations 4 Permanent Representative Decries Houthi Attacks on Oil Tankers, Efforts to Impose Sectarian Agenda The Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Yemen told the Security Council today that he plans to invite parties to the conflict in that country to Geneva on 6 September for consultations on a potential framework for talks, confidence‑building measures and […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: With 22 Million People Requiring Aid in Yemen, Special Envoy Calls for Political Consultations in Geneva, as Delegates Advocate Continued Security Council Unity

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, China, Countries & Territories/Yemen, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, France, Gas, Global Bodies, Human Rights, Immigration, Imports, International Law, Iran, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, NATO, Oil, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Republic of Korea, Russia, Saudi, Shipping, Sweden, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: With 22 Million People Requiring Aid in Yemen, Special Envoy Calls for Political Consultations in Geneva, as Delegates Advocate Continued Security Council Unity

Source: United Nations 4 Permanent Representative Decries Houthi Attacks on Oil Tankers, Efforts to Impose Sectarian Agenda The Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Yemen told the Security Council today that he plans to invite parties to the conflict in that country to Geneva on 6 September for consultations on a potential framework for talks, confidence‑building measures and […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Sanctions Committee Chair Briefs Security Council on Somalia, Eritrea Developments as Delegates Air Views concerning Peace in Horn of Africa

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Banking and Finance, Countries & Territories/Eritrea, Countries & Territories/Ethiopia, Countries & Territories/Somalia, Crude, Economy, English, Exploration, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Global Bodies, gun control, Investment, Justice, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Oil, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Terrorism, Tourism, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Sanctions Committee Chair Briefs Security Council on Somalia, Eritrea Developments as Delegates Air Views concerning Peace in Horn of Africa

Source: United Nations 4 Asmara’s Representative Calls for Lifting of Embargo without Preconditions On the heels of the landmark rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea, which ended two decades of hostility, the international community must honour its responsibilities to support historic efforts to build peace in the Horn of Africa, the Security Council heard today following a […]

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