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MIL-OSI United Nations: Special Committee on Decolonization – Situation concerning Puerto Rico

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Banking, Banking and Finance, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Fiscal Updates, Global Bodies, Health, Human Rights, Korea, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, NATO, Open Source Intel, Police, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Theme/Decolonization, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Special Committee on Decolonization, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Special Committee on Decolonization – Situation concerning Puerto Rico

Source: United Nations 4 Note: A complete summary of today’s meetings will be available after their conclusion. Statements OSCAR LÓPEZ RIVERA, Fundación OLR Libertá, asked why the General Assembly had not taken up the question of eradicating colonialism in Puerto Rico as promised in resolution 43/47.  He pressed the Special Committee to consider investigating the nefarious […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Chair of Sudan Sanctions Committee Briefs Security Council on Week-Long April Visiting Mission to Darfur

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Countries & Territories/Sudan, English, Global Bodies, Human Rights, Libya, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, NATO, Open Source Intel, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Chair of Sudan Sanctions Committee Briefs Security Council on Week-Long April Visiting Mission to Darfur

Source: United Nations MIL OSI The Security Council received an update today on the recent activities of the Sudan sanctions committee, including detailed information about a visiting mission to the country undertaken from 13 to 20 April. Joanna Wronecka (Poland), Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning Sudan, told members that the purpose […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Chair of Sudan Sanctions Committee Briefs Security Council on Week-Long Visiting Mission to Sudan in April

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Countries & Territories/Sudan, English, Global Bodies, Human Rights, Libya, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, NATO, Open Source Intel, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Chair of Sudan Sanctions Committee Briefs Security Council on Week-Long Visiting Mission to Sudan in April

Source: United Nations 4 The Security Council received an update today on the recent activities of the Sudan sanctions committee, including detailed information about a visiting mission to the country undertaken from 13 to 20 April. Joanna Wronecka (Poland), Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning Sudan, told members that the purpose of […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2421 (2018), Security Council Extends Mandate of Iraq Mission, with Priority Focus on Inclusive Political Dialogue

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Banking and Finance, Budget, Countries & Territories/Iraq, Crime, English, Environment, Global Bodies, Human Rights, Iraq, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, Middle East, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Sweden, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2421 (2018), Security Council Extends Mandate of Iraq Mission, with Priority Focus on Inclusive Political Dialogue

Source: United Nations 4 The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) by 10 months until 31 May 2019, adopting a streamlined text that would advance the Mission’s role in the Middle East nation’s post‑conflict reconstruction and reconciliation. Unanimously adopting resolution 2421 (2018), the Council decided that the Special Representative of the […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Elects 18 Members of Economic and Social Council to Terms Beginning 1 January 2019

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Afghanistan, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, English, France, Germany, Global Bodies, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latin America, Lebanon, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Norway, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Russia, Saudi, Turkish Government, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Elects 18 Members of Economic and Social Council to Terms Beginning 1 January 2019

Source: United Nations 4 The General Assembly today elected 18 members of the Economic and Social Council to serve three-year terms beginning 1 January 2019. Those elected were Angola, Armenia, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Jamaica, Kenya, Luxembourg, Mali, Netherlands, Pakistan, Paraguay, Saudi Arabia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and the United States.  The 18 outgoing members were Afghanistan, Algeria, […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council: Central Africa | Meetings Coverage and Press Releases

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, English, Global Bodies, Human Rights, International Criminal Court, Justice, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Regions/Africa, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Terrorism, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Security Council: Central Africa | 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. Briefings FRANÇOIS LOUNCÉNY FALL, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Central Africa and Head of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), presenting the Secretary-General’s report (document S/2018/521), stressed that the situation in Central Africa […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Texts on Sustainable Development, Refugees, Human Rights among Items Considered at Coordination Segment of Economic and Social Council

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Budget, Business, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Commodities, Cuba, Culture, English, Environment, Global Bodies, Health, Human Rights, Immigration, Israel, Italy, Korea, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Myanmar, Open Source Intel, Opioid, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Technology, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Economic and Social Council, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Texts on Sustainable Development, Refugees, Human Rights among Items Considered at Coordination Segment of Economic and Social Council

Source: United Nations 4 Continuing its 2018 coordination and management segment, the Economic and Social Council today adopted four resolutions and one draft decision on women’s empowerment, and four draft decisions on myriad topics as it took up issues including sustainable development, population and development, and human rights. Throughout the day, the 54-member Council heard […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly: HIV/AIDS | Meetings Coverage and Press Releases

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Economy, Education, English, European Union, Global Bodies, Health, Human Rights, Investment, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Theme/HIV/AIDS, Trade, 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: HIV/AIDS | Meetings Coverage and Press Releases

Source: United Nations 4 Note:  A complete summary of today’s General Assembly meeting will be made available after its conclusion. Opening Remarks MIROSLAV LAJČÁK (Slovakia), President of the General Assembly, said that, despite the progress achieved, more must be done to end the AIDS epidemic.  Today’s meeting could be used to explore opportunities for further […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Special Committee on Decolonization Approves 3 Draft Resolutions, as It Opens Substantive Part of 2018 Session

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Argentina, British, Business, Commerce, Crime, Crude, Cuba, Culture, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Exploration, fish, French Polynesia, Gas, Global Bodies, Health, Human Rights, Indonesia, International Law, Investment, Justice, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, New Caledonia, Oil, Open Source Intel, Palestine, Polynesia, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Social Media, Theme/Decolonization, Tourism, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Special Committee on Decolonization, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Special Committee on Decolonization Approves 3 Draft Resolutions, as It Opens Substantive Part of 2018 Session

Source: United Nations 4 Opening the substantive portion of its 2018 session today, the Special Committee on Decolonization took up the long‑standing questions of Gibraltar and Western Sahara, while also approving several annual resolutions relating to the dissemination of information about its work and the dispatching of visiting missions to the world’s 17 remaining Non‑Self‑Governing Territories. The […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Amid Stable Security Situation in Darfur, United Nations-African Union Support Should Shift to Development, Peacekeeping Chief Tells Security Council

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Countries & Territories/Sudan, Economy, English, Exploration, Global Bodies, Human Rights, Investment, law, Legal, Libya, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Mining, NATO, Open Source Intel, Police, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sweden, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Security Council, United Nations, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Amid Stable Security Situation in Darfur, United Nations-African Union Support Should Shift to Development, Peacekeeping Chief Tells Security Council

Source: United Nations 4 With the security situation in Darfur remaining largely stable, now was the time for the United Nations — in partnership with the African Union — to closely couple the drawdown of its hybrid peacekeeping mission in the Sudanese province with the build-up of a peacebuilding effort that would focus on addressing […]

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