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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: 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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MIL-OSI United Nations: Adopting Text on Samoa Pathway, General Assembly Stresses Implementing Commitments Agreed at Small Island Developing States Conference, Requests Progress Report

By   /  July 28, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, China, Climate, Climate Change, English, Global Bodies, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Adopting Text on Samoa Pathway, General Assembly Stresses Implementing Commitments Agreed at Small Island Developing States Conference, Requests Progress Report

Source: United Nations 4 The General Assembly today adopted a resolution outlining the elements for a high-level review of the progress made, lessons learned and constraints encountered by small island developing States in the implementation of the Samoa Pathway. Adopting the resolution titled, “Modalities for the high‑level review of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Unanimously Adopts Resolution Highlighting Decade of Action on Nutrition

By   /  July 25, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Argentina, Asia, Asia Pacific, Chile, Culture, English, Global Bodies, Health, Human Rights, International Law, Justice, Latin America, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Technology, 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 Unanimously Adopts Resolution Highlighting Decade of Action on Nutrition

Source: United Nations 4 Delegations Mark Passing of Two Former Assembly Presidents Following expressions of condolences to the people of Argentina and Namibia for the recent deaths of two influential leaders, the General Assembly today unanimously adopted a resolution underlining the importance of the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016-2025), which highlights and encourages […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Unanimously Adopts Resolution Urging Economic and Social Council to Strengthen Leadership, Policy Guidance Role

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Australia, Budget, Business, Canada, China, Commerce, English, Environment, European Union, Global Bodies, Japan, Korea, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, Thailand, 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 Unanimously Adopts Resolution Urging Economic and Social Council to Strengthen Leadership, Policy Guidance Role

Source: United Nations 4 Text Falls Short of Ambitious Objectives, Delegates Say The General Assembly today unanimously adopted a resolution calling on the Economic and Social Council to continue strengthening its leadership and policy guidance role, while placing particular focus on addressing new and emerging economic, social and environmental issues. Adopting a resolution titled, “Review […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Elects Iceland to Human Rights Council, Adopts Fourth Committee Text Endorsing 2018 Proposals of Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, Business, Commerce, English, France, Global Bodies, Human Rights, Iceland, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Human rights, Theme/Peacekeeping, 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 Elects Iceland to Human Rights Council, Adopts Fourth Committee Text Endorsing 2018 Proposals of Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations

Source: United Nations 4 The General Assembly adopted a consensus resolution today endorsing the proposals, recommendations and conclusions of the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations from its 2018 substantive session and urging Member States, the Secretariat and relevant United Nations organs to take all necessary steps to implement them. By the text — titled “Comprehensive review […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Adopts 25 Draft Resolutions from Fifth Committee Reports, Agreeing to Key Management Reforms, Financing of Peacekeeping Missions

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, Afghanistan, Africa, Aid, Banking and Finance, Budget, Canada, China, Cuba, Culture, English, Global Bodies, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Justice, Korea, Lebanon, Media Intelligence, Middle East, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Police, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Syria Conflict, Technology, Theme/Administrative and Budgetary, 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 Adopts 25 Draft Resolutions from Fifth Committee Reports, Agreeing to Key Management Reforms, Financing of Peacekeeping Missions

Source: United Nations 4 The General Assembly adopted 25 resolutions and 1 decision from its Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today, agreeing to significant management reforms — including the creation of two new departments focused on peacebuilding and four stand-alone divisions for Africa — aimed at streamlining the Organization’s operations.  (Please see Press Release GA/AB/4287.) […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Speakers Disagree over Suitable Level of Intervention for Stopping Atrocity Crimes, as General Assembly Concludes Debate on Responsibility to Protect

By   /  July 3, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Australia, Chile, China, Climate, Climate Change, Crime, Culture, Education, English, European Union, Exploration, Fiji, Global Bodies, Health, Human Rights, Immigration, India, Indonesia, International Criminal Court, International Law, Iran, Iraq, Justice, Korea, law, Legal, Libya, Media Intelligence, Middle East, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Mining, Myanmar, NATO, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, Syria Conflict, Technology, Terrorism, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Speakers Disagree over Suitable Level of Intervention for Stopping Atrocity Crimes, as General Assembly Concludes Debate on Responsibility to Protect

Source: United Nations 4 The General Assembly today concluded its debate on the responsibility to protect civilians, its first in nine years, with delegates continuing to wrestle with the extent to which States should step in to stop — and ultimately prevent — genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. Views on the concept — […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Adopts Oral Decision Enabling Security Council Reform Negotiations to Continue during Seventy-Third Session

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Brazil, China, English, Germany, Global Bodies, gun control, India, Italy, Japan, Justice, Latin America, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: General Assembly Adopts Oral Decision Enabling Security Council Reform Negotiations to Continue during Seventy-Third Session

Source: United Nations MIL OSI Acting by consensus, the General Assembly today adopted an oral decision on Security Council reform, which allowed for continuing discussion on that subject during its forthcoming seventy‑third session. By the terms of that text, the Assembly reaffirmed its central role in the question of equitable representation on and increase in […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Speakers Discuss Efforts to Eliminate Radicalization, Violent Extremism, as General Assembly Concludes Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy Review

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Crime, Currency Exchange Rates, English, European Union, Fiji, fish, Global Bodies, Human Rights, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, Iraq, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, Middle East, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Norway, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Social Media, Technology, Terrorism, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/General Assembly/Plenary, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Speakers Discuss Efforts to Eliminate Radicalization, Violent Extremism, as General Assembly Concludes Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy Review

Source: United Nations MIL OSI Speakers shed light on their respective efforts to combat radicalization and violent extremism, as the General Assembly wrapped up its review of the Global Counter‑Terrorism Strategy today. The Strategy was first adopted in 2006 and is reviewed every two years.  On Tuesday, Member States unanimously adopted a resolution stressing the significance […]

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