Tag Archives: EU-China

New Public Information Chief Calls Multilingualism Priority for Department, as Fourth Committee Begins General Debate

Dedicated Social Media Team to Operate across Official Languages, Kiswahili, Portuguese, Says Under-Secretary-General

Describing multilingualism as essential for the dissemination of United Nations information, the Organization’s new information chief said it was a priority for …

Rapid City Expansion Unsustainable, Delegates Say, Urging Swifter Implementation of New Urban Agenda, as Second Committee Takes Up Human Settlements Programme

Accelerated efforts to address rapid urbanization would be necessary in implementing the New Urban Agenda and realizing the Sustainable Development Goals, delegates said today, as the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) took up the United …

General Assembly: Second Committee

Note: Full coverage of today’s meeting of the Second Committee will be available after the meeting’s conclusion.

Presentation of Reports

JOAN CLOS, Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), introduced the report of …

Preventive Measures, Accessible Remedies Required to Address Myriad Human Rights Violations, Experts Tell Third Committee During Interactive Dialogues

Experts stressed the need for preventive measures and accessible remedies to mitigate wide‑ranging challenges to human rights, the Sustainable Development Goals and global stability, as the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) held a series …

Stronger Rules Must Guarantee Outer Space Remains Conflict-Free, First Committee Delegates Stress, Calling for New Laws to Hold Perpetrators Accountable

Amid fears of an arms race in outer space, coupled with the transformation of that domain into a zone of conflict, several speakers in the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) warned today against its …

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