Tag Archives: Discrimination

Intense Debate, Close Voting as Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Digital-age Privacy Take Centre Stage in Third Committee

Delegates Approve 12 Draft Resolutions for Action by General Assembly

Sexual orientation and gender identity, as well as issues of privacy in the digital age, were the subjects of close votes and contentious debate today …

General Assembly Adopts 10 Resolutions Encouraging Stronger Ties between Regional Organizations, United Nations to Address Global Challenges

The General Assembly this morning adopted 10 resolutions, nine of them without a vote, encouraging deeper cooperation between the United Nations and various regional organizations to address emerging challenges in sustainable development, fighting terrorism and …

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EU budget deal focuses on strengthening economy and responding to the refugee crisis

In the early hours of 17 November the EU institutions reached an agreement on the 2017 EU budget. As proposed by the …

Text adopted – EU relations with Tunisia in the current regional context – P8_TA(2016)0345 – Wednesday, 14 September 2016 – Strasbourg – Final edition

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to Article 8 of the Treaty on European Union,

–  having regard to the final report of the EU Election Observation Mission for the legislative and presidential elections in …

Food and Agriculture Organization Calls Indigenous Peoples ‘True Custodians of Biodiversity’ as Third Committee Holds Day-long Debate on Their Rights

Speakers in the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today called for concrete steps to protect indigenous peoples’ rights, including through obtaining free, prior and informed consent and enhancing their participation in both national policy …

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