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Draft Resolution Stressing Importance of Overcoming Silos in Sustainable Development among 15 Texts Approved by Second Committee

The General Assembly would stress the importance of overcoming silos in sustainable development by the terms of a draft resolution approved by recorded vote, one of 15 draft resolutions taken up today by the Second …

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 …

Speakers Say International Court of Justice Needed More than Ever, as General Assembly Considers Its Annual Report

President, Delegates Hail ‘Tireless Custodian of International Legal Order’ amid Growing Workload, Shrinking Budget

Seventy years after its inception, the International Court of Justice — the principal judicial organ of the United Nations and “tireless …

Human Rights to Food, Water, Sanitation Essential for Enjoyment of All Others, Experts Tell Third Committee during Interactive Dialogue

‘Morally Unconscionable’ Approach to Cholera in Haiti, Feeds Belief that Rights of Neediest Can be Trampled, Says Special Rapporteur

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) continued its discussion of human rights today, with six …

South and Central Asia: The United States and Pakistan – Strong and Enduring Economic Partnership

Pakistan’s Minister of Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan and U.S. Trade Representative Michael B. Froman convened the U.S.-Pakistan Trade and Investment Framework Agreement Council in Islamabad, Pakistan on October 18, 2016.

The United States and Pakistan …