Daily Archives: December 11, 2017

Speakers Voice Concerns about Staff Productivity as Budget Committee Discusses Flexible Working Space Project Under Way at Headquarters

Putting into place the flexible working space project at Headquarters should itself be flexible and adaptable in responding to staff needs, speakers told the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today as it took up the Secretary‑General’s …

Security Council Adopts Procedural Vote Allowing It to Hear Briefings on Humanitarian Situation in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Wrong Forum for Humanitarian Issues, Stress Opponents, as United States, Other Supporters Say No Separation between Peace, Human Rights

Amid the security challenges arising from the ballistic missile and nuclear testing activities of the Democratic …

Secretary-General’s Message on Tenth Anniversary of Bombing of United Nations Premises in Algiers


11 December 2017

The text of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the tenth anniversary of the bombing of the United Nations premises in Algiers is not available in English.  For the French

Security Council asked to assess human rights impact of DPRK sanctions

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CAPTION: Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein (on the screen), UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, addresses the Security Council from Paris. Photo: UN/Manuel Elias

Security Council asked to assess human rights

Written question – On the rights of EU citizens to travel to third countries – E-006971/2017

Defending the rights of citizens and protecting their interests, including in third countries, is one of the EU’s objectives. Despite the EU’s efforts to implement a common foreign and security policy, not all third countries …