Daily Archives: December 19, 2017

General Assembly Adopts 59 Third Committee Draft Resolutions, Defers Action on 4 Closely Watched Texts, amid Discord over Agreed Language

Acting on the recommendations of its Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural), the General Assembly adopted 59 resolutions and six decisions today on a range of issues, from women’s rights, terrorism and refugees, to self‑determination and the human …

News in Brief 19 December 2017 (PM)

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Aid workers loading a plane with survival kits for distribution in South Sudan. (file)
Photo: International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Six aid workers missing in South Sudan after reports of

DR Congo: UN officials hail landmark convictions, life sentences in Kavumu child rape cases

19 December 2017 &#150 The United Nations envoys dealing with sexual violence in conflict and the head of the Organization’s peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have welcomed the conviction of …

Blue helmets in South Sudan trained to deter gender-based violence

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Peacekeeper patrolling the road north of the UNMISS Bentiu base and POC site, in an area where women have reported cases of harassment and abuse in the past while collecting

Amendments 1 – 13 – Statelessness in South and South East Asia – PE 594.179v01-00 – Committee on Development

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