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MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council Decides Not to Discuss Ukraine, Rejecting Russian Federation’s Request by 6 Votes Against to 5 in Favour, with 4 Abstentions

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council Decides Not to Discuss Ukraine, Rejecting Russian Federation’s Request by 6 Votes Against to 5 in Favour, with 4 Abstentions

Source: United Nations 4 The Security Council decided today against holding a meeting requested by the Russian Federation to discuss the situation in Ukraine, with six members voting against and five in favour, with four abstentions. In a procedural action, Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, United Kingdom and the United States voted against adopting the agenda […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council Members Call for Updating Sanctions Lists to Ensure Constant Vigilance against Threat of Terrorist Attacks

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Exports, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council Members Call for Updating Sanctions Lists to Ensure Constant Vigilance against Threat of Terrorist Attacks

Source: United Nations 4 Concerns Include Fear of Returning or Relocating Foreign Terrorist Fighters, Al-Qaida Affiliates Filling Space Vacated by Da’esh The Security Council must ensure it remains vigilant against terrorist threats by updating the sanctions list of individuals and entities engaging in such activities, members said today during a joint briefing by the chairs […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Full Military Incursion Would Overwhelm Ability to Respond, Officials Tell Security Council, Warning of Potential Catastrophe for 3 Million Syrians

By   /  May 18, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Middle East, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Full Military Incursion Would Overwhelm Ability to Respond, Officials Tell Security Council, Warning of Potential Catastrophe for 3 Million Syrians

Source: United Nations MIL OSI Syria’s Representative Questions ‘Politicized’ Approaches to Meetings, Highlights Coalition’s Role in Destruction of Raqqa Escalating violence in north-western Syria threatens to trigger a humanitarian catastrophe that would affect more than 3 million people in the country’s Idlib Governorate, senior United Nations officials told the Security Council today, warning that a full […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council: The situation in the Middle East

By   /  May 18, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Middle East, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council: The situation in the Middle East

Source: United Nations 4 Note: Full coverage of today’s meeting of the Security Council will be available after its conclusion. Briefings ROSEMARY DICARLO, Under-Secretary-General for Peacebuilding and Political Affairs, cautioning that 3 million civilians in Idlib are at risk, recalled that until recently, the Russian-Turkish memorandum of understanding had significantly reduced the violence in north-west Syria.  […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Resuming 2019 Session, Non-Governmental Organizations Committee Recommends 75 Groups for Consultative Status, Defers Action on 28 Others

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exports, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Theme/Non-governmental organizations, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Economic and Social Council/Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Resuming 2019 Session, Non-Governmental Organizations Committee Recommends 75 Groups for Consultative Status, Defers Action on 28 Others

Source: United Nations 4 Resuming its 2019 session today, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended 75 groups for special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, while deferring action on the status of 28 others. Throughout the day, delegates and secretariat representatives spotlighted a dramatic spike in the number of applications before the Committee, with […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Experts Urge Security Council Support for Efforts to Make G5 Sahel Joint Force Fully Operational amid Rising Terrorist Attacks, Intercommunal Violence

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Defence, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Global Bodies, Investment, KB, 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: Experts Urge Security Council Support for Efforts to Make G5 Sahel Joint Force Fully Operational amid Rising Terrorist Attacks, Intercommunal Violence

Source: United Nations 4 Take Stand on Libya, Demands Burkina Faso’s Foreign Minister, Describing Situation as Main Destabilizing Element in Sahel Amid the spate of terrorist attacks and the uptick in intercommunal violence in Africa’s Sahel region, top security and peacebuilding officials called upon the Security Council today to support efforts to make the G5 […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Speakers Focus on Deepening Liquidity Problems, Late Payments to Peacekeeping Troop Contributors, as Budget Committee Discusses United Nations Financial Situation

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, Global Bodies, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Fifth Committee, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Speakers Focus on Deepening Liquidity Problems, Late Payments to Peacekeeping Troop Contributors, as Budget Committee Discusses United Nations Financial Situation

Source: United Nations MIL OSI Drawing attention to deepening liquidity problems and continued delays in reimbursing countries that provide peacekeeping troops and police, delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today urged all Member States in arrears, especially those with ample capacity to pay, to promptly fulfil their financial obligations to ensure that the […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Economic and Social Council Concludes Forum on Science, Technology, Innovation, as Speakers Urge Action in Fighting Climate Change, Empowering Young People

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Global Bodies, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Economic and Social Council, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Economic and Social Council Concludes Forum on Science, Technology, Innovation, as Speakers Urge Action in Fighting Climate Change, Empowering Young People

Source: United Nations 4 Concluding the Economic and Social Council’s two-day multi-stakeholder forum on science, technology and innovation, speakers today explored how cutting-edge research can help achieve crucial development targets, including building inclusive societies, combating climate change, engaging young people and protecting indigenous knowledge. Delivering closing remarks, Council President Inga Rhonda King (Saint Vincent and […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Closing Digital Gap Vital to Attaining Sustainable Development, Speakers Stress, as Economic and Social Council Opens Forum on Science, Technology, Innovation

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Exports, Fisheries, Global Bodies, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Economic and Social Council, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Closing Digital Gap Vital to Attaining Sustainable Development, Speakers Stress, as Economic and Social Council Opens Forum on Science, Technology, Innovation

Source: United Nations 4 Closing the digital divide between the “haves” and the “have nots” — notably the billions of people who lack Internet access — will require coherent policies and frameworks that keep pace with a fast-changing landscape, speakers said as the Economic and Social Council’s fourth multi-stakeholder forum on science, technology and innovation […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council Extends Mandate of United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei until November, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2469 (2019)

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Countries & Territories/South Sudan, Countries & Territories/Sudan, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council Extends Mandate of United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei until November, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2469 (2019)

Source: United Nations 4 Representatives of Sudan, South Sudan Differ over Text’s Request that Secretary-General Appoint Civilian Deputy Head of Mission The Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 15 November today, deciding also to reduce its authorized troop ceiling to 3,550 and increase its authorized police ceiling to […]

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