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MIL-OSI United Nations: Nelson Mandela Peace Summit Concludes with Urgent Calls for Dialogue, Tolerance to Resolve Prolonged Conflicts

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Tags/#UNGA73, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Nelson Mandela Peace Summit Concludes with Urgent Calls for Dialogue, Tolerance to Resolve Prolonged Conflicts

Source: United Nations 4 The Nelson Mandela Peace Summit concluded today as senior Government officials and representatives of international organizations called on world leaders to uphold the principles Mr. Mandela stood for — courage, humility and tolerance — to promote peace and stability across the globe.  Speakers stressed that Mr. Mandela’s teachings are the foundation for global […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Debate Concludes Amid Calls to Foster Global Stability through Multilateralism, Cooperation, Respect for Human Rights

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Climate, Climate Change, Economy, English, Environment, Fisheries, Global Bodies, Investment, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Tags/#UNGA73, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Debate Concludes Amid Calls to Foster Global Stability through Multilateralism, Cooperation, Respect for Human Rights

Source: United Nations 4 As the General Assembly concluded its high‑level debate amid calls for regional solidarity, multilateralism and respect for human rights, Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés (Ecuador) said discussions over the past week underscored not only the relevance of the 193‑member organ, but the Organization as a whole. The debate has set […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: As Global Security Environment Deteriorates, Speakers in General Assembly Urge Quick Action to Resume Progress towards Total Nuclear Disarmament

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Theme/Disarmament, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: As Global Security Environment Deteriorates, Speakers in General Assembly Urge Quick Action to Resume Progress towards Total Nuclear Disarmament

Source: United Nations 4 Day-long Debate Focuses on Atomic Testing, Adherence to Non-Proliferation Treaty, Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action With the global security environment deteriorating, nuclear weapons remain a clear threat to international peace and security, and urgent steps must be taken to resume progress on the long road to total disarmament, speakers said today […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Adopts Work Programme, Agenda for Seventy-Third Session, Including Items on Responsibility to Protect, Situation in Ukraine

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Defence, Economy, English, Global Bodies, Investment, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Adopts Work Programme, Agenda for Seventy-Third Session, Including Items on Responsibility to Protect, Situation in Ukraine

Source: United Nations 4 Acting on the recommendation of its General Committee, the General Assembly adopted the work programme and agenda for its seventy-third session today, deciding to include the item “Situation in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine”, and for the second consecutive year, the item “The Responsibility to Protect and the prevention of […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Honouring Kofi Annan, General Assembly Remembers Late Secretary-General as Monumental Leader, Moral Voice Who Fought Brutality, Bloodshed

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, English, Fisheries, 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: Honouring Kofi Annan, General Assembly Remembers Late Secretary-General as Monumental Leader, Moral Voice Who Fought Brutality, Bloodshed

Source: United Nations 4 Paying homage to the late Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who passed away on 18 August, Member States, colleagues and family convened in the General Assembly today to remember him as a child of Africa, the first and only United Nations chief to rise through the ranks of the Secretariat, and a leader […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Outlining Top Priorities, New General Assembly President Cites Gender Equality, Orderly Migration, Decent Work, as She Opens Seventy-Third Session

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Climate, Climate Change, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Outlining Top Priorities, New General Assembly President Cites Gender Equality, Orderly Migration, Decent Work, as She Opens Seventy-Third Session

Source: United Nations MIL OSI Secretary-General Spotlights Critical Work Ahead in Peacekeeping, Ending Poverty Commencing the seventy-third session of the General Assembly today, María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés (Ecuador), the organ’s fourth woman President in the Organization’s 73 years, said she is assuming her role with a “profound sense of responsibility” and a sense of urgency to go beyond […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Outgoing General Assembly President Urges Members to Uphold Multilateralism, Invest More in Tackling Climate Change Threats ‘Before Window Closes’ 

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Climate, Climate Change, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Outgoing General Assembly President Urges Members to Uphold Multilateralism, Invest More in Tackling Climate Change Threats ‘Before Window Closes’ 

Source: United Nations 4 Secretary-General Commends Efforts on Repositioning United Nations Development System, Implementing 2030 Agenda Goals Concluding the General Assembly’s seventy-second session today, the outgoing President spotlighted salient trends emerging over recent years — ranging from more robust support for conflict prevention efforts to intensifying attacks on multilateralism — before handing the gavel to the […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Sets Agenda for Seventy-third Session, Adopts Resolution on Strengthening Policymaking Role, Improving Working Methods

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Sets Agenda for Seventy-third Session, Adopts Resolution on Strengthening Policymaking Role, Improving Working Methods

Source: United Nations 4 The General Assembly today adopted a resolution related to the ongoing process aimed at revitalizing its work, while also allocating a list of items for consideration at its seventy-third session, slated to open formally on 18 September. Acting without a vote, the 193-member organ adopted a draft resolution titled “Revitalization of the […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Adopts Resolution Reaffirming Commitment to Zero-Tolerance Policy on Sexual Exploitation, Abuse throughout United Nations System

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Adopts Resolution Reaffirming Commitment to Zero-Tolerance Policy on Sexual Exploitation, Abuse throughout United Nations System

Source: United Nations 4 The General Assembly today adopted without a vote a resolution on United Nations action on sexual exploitation and abuse. By that text, the Assembly reaffirmed its commitment to the zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse throughout the United Nations system, including the agencies, funds and programmes. Introducing the draft resolution (document A/72/L.69), the […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Delegates Dismayed that Landmark Treaty Has Not Yet Entered into Force, as General Assembly Observes International Day against Nuclear Tests

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Defence, English, Environment, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Polynesia, Theme/Disarmament, Theme/Official observances, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Delegates Dismayed that Landmark Treaty Has Not Yet Entered into Force, as General Assembly Observes International Day against Nuclear Tests

Source: United Nations 4 Remember Victims of ‘Disastrous’ Testing Era, Stresses Secretary-General, as Kazakhstan Urges ‘Remaining Minority’ to Ratify Instrument Commemorating the International Day against Nuclear Tests today, delegates in the General Assembly evoked the catastrophic consequences and suffering caused by the testing and use of nuclear weapons, as they urged countries that have not […]

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