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General Assembly Concludes Main Part of Seventy-first Session, Adopting 15 Texts Recommended by Fifth Committee

Resolutions on Oceans, Nuclear Disarmament, International Law, Technology Bank Also Adopted

Concluding the main part of its seventy-first session, the General Assembly today adopted 14 resolutions and 1 decision recommended by its Fifth Committee (Administrative …

Adopting Text on Global Health Challenges, General Assembly Urges Cross-sector Engagement in Tackling Ebola, Zika, Other Viruses

Adopting a draft resolution on global health and foreign policy that focused on the role of health employment in driving economic growth and helping Member States move toward sustainable development, the General Assembly also held …

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 …