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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Adopts Resolution on Protecting Palestinian Civilians Following Rejection of United States Amendment to Condemn Hamas Rocket Fire

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Crime, Cuba, English, Environment, European Union, Global Bodies, gun control, Human Rights, Iceland, International Law, Iran, Israel, Justice, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, Middle East, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Myanmar, New Zealand, Norway, Open Source Intel, Palestine, Regions/Middle East, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Switzerland, Syria Conflict, Terrorism, Trade, Turkish Government, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Adopts Resolution on Protecting Palestinian Civilians Following Rejection of United States Amendment to Condemn Hamas Rocket Fire

Source: United Nations 4 ‘We Cannot Remain Silent’ in Face of Recent Gaza Violence, Palestine Observer Says In an emergency meeting, the General Assembly today adopted a resolution deploring the use of excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate force by Israeli forces against Palestinian civilians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and particularly the Gaza […]

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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: 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: General Assembly Elects Belgium, Dominican Republic, Germany, Indonesia, South Africa as Non-permanent Members of Security Council

By   /  June 9, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, English, Germany, Global Bodies, Indonesia, Latin America, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Sweden, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Elects Belgium, Dominican Republic, Germany, Indonesia, South Africa as Non-permanent Members of Security Council

Source: United Nations 4 All Meet Required Two-Thirds Majority, Winning Election in Single Round of Voting In a single round of voting today, the General Assembly elected Belgium, Dominican Republic, Germany, Indonesia and South Africa as non-permanent members of the Security Council for two-year terms spanning 2019-2020. They will fill Council seats to be vacated on […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Elects Only Fourth Woman as President of Seventy-Third Session, Also Choosing 21 Vice-Presidents by Acclamation

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24-7, Afghanistan, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Australia, Brazil, Budget, China, Climate, Climate Change, Defence, Education, English, France, Global Bodies, Intelligence, Iraq, Japan, Latin America, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Politics, Russia, Saudi, Security, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Elects Only Fourth Woman as President of Seventy-Third Session, Also Choosing 21 Vice-Presidents by Acclamation

Source: United Nations 4 Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garcés of Ecuador Becomes First Woman from Latin America and Caribbean to Lead 193-Member Organ The General Assembly elected María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés (Ecuador) today as President of its seventy-third session — making her only the fourth woman to helm the 193-member organ in its more than seven-decades-long […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Adopting Landmark Text on Repositioning United Nations Development System, Speakers in General Assembly Hail New Era of Multilateral Support for Country Priorities

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Australia, Brazil, Budget, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, English, European Union, Global Bodies, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, NATO, New Zealand, Norway, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Saudi, Switzerland, Technology, Theme/Development, Trade, Turkish Government, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Adopting Landmark Text on Repositioning United Nations Development System, Speakers in General Assembly Hail New Era of Multilateral Support for Country Priorities

Source: United Nations 4 To a burst of applause, the General Assembly adopted today a landmark consensus resolution on repositioning the United Nations development system, hailed by Secretary‑General António Guterres as ushering in the most ambitious and comprehensive transformation of those activities in decades. The six‑part resolution would also set the foundations to place sustainable […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Adopts Resolution Opening Doors for Bolstered Cooperation with Parliamentarians in Bridging People’s Demands to Wider Global Agenda

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Argentina, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, English, Global Bodies, Human Rights, International Law, Justice, Latin America, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Politics, Russia, Terrorism, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Kingdom, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Adopts Resolution Opening Doors for Bolstered Cooperation with Parliamentarians in Bridging People’s Demands to Wider Global Agenda

Source: United Nations 4 National parliamentarians were essential in responding to people’s demands for a more transparent and accountable global governance system, the General Assembly heard today as it adopted a resolution inviting Member States to boost their engagement with the Inter‑Parliamentary Union (IPU). “Politics everywhere has grown more divisive and polarized,” IPU President Gabriela Cuevas […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Decides to Establish Working Group Aimed at Identifying Gaps in International Environmental Law

By   /  May 11, 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 Decides to Establish Working Group Aimed at Identifying Gaps in International Environmental Law

Source: United Nations 4 Resolution’s Adoption Could Result in Addition of New Global Instrument to Already-Existing Regime The General Assembly adopted a resolution by which it decided to establish a working group to identify gaps in international environmental law, and possibly convene a conference for the creation of a new international instrument. By a recorded […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly – High-level Debate on Building, Sustaining Peace

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Peacebuilding, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly – High-level Debate on Building, Sustaining Peace

Source: United Nations 4 readability=”392″> Note: A complete summary of today’s meetings will be available after their conclusion. Statements MELITÓN ARROCHA RUÍZ (Panama), speaking on behalf of the Human Security Network, said human security was at the core of sustaining peace and sustainable development.  Noting that conflict‑related human suffering had reached unacceptable levels, he said […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly: Peacebuilding | Meetings Coverage and Press Releases

By   /  April 25, 2018  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Peacebuilding, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly: Peacebuilding | Meetings Coverage and Press Releases

Source: United Nations 4 > Note:  A complete summary of today’s General Assembly meetings will be made available after their conclusion. Opening Remarks MIROSLAV LAJČÁK (Slovakia), President of the General Assembly, said peace was at the core of the founding of the United Nations, with its Charter endeavouring to save generations from the scourge of […]

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