Tag Archives: PeaceProcess

Department Must Continue to Disseminate Factual, Impartial Information, Delegates Stress as Committee on Information Continues 2017 Session

Acting Global Communications Chief Echoes Delegates’ Concerns over ‘Fake News’

Against a backdrop of spiking extremism, proliferating “fake news” and an increasingly fragmented global media space, the Department of Public Information must continue to disseminate …

US seeks Security Council focus on peacekeeping reform, human rights

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Nikki Haley. UN Photo/Mark Garten

The United States will push for peacekeeping reform and the promotion of human rights as it takes over the presidency of the Security Council on …

Israel Markedly Increased Settlement Construction, Announcements in Last Three Months, Middle East Special Coordinator Tells Security Council

The last three months had seen a high rate of Israeli settlement plans and construction in the Occupied Palestinian Territory increased notably in the last three months, as did provocations from both sides, despite a …

Text adopted – EU priorities for the UN Human Rights Council sessions in 2017 – P8_TA-PROV(2017)0089 – Thursday, 16 March 2017 – Strasbourg – Provisional edition

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Charter of the United Nations,

–  having regard to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and to the UN human rights conventions and optional protocols thereto,

–  …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

Good afternoon, everyone.

**Racial Discrimination

The Secretary-General spoke at the General Assembly’s meeting this morning commemorating …

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