Daily Archives: December 20, 2017

General Assembly Takes Action on Second Committee Reports by Adopting 41 Texts, also Passes Overhaul of United Nations Peace, Security Pillar

Increasing Official Development Assistance, Updating Bank Policies to Support 2030 Agenda among Resolutions Approved

Gearing up to implement the international community’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the General Assembly today adopted 41 resolutions and two related decisions aimed …

First closure of civilian protection site in South Sudan

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After 4 years living in cramped conditions, families are finally leaving the protection of civilian site (POC)
next to the UNMISS base in Melut, SouthSudan, to return to their homes.

Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), based on information received as of 19:30, 19 December 2017

This report is for the media and the general public

The SMM recorded more ceasefire violations in Donetsk and Luhansk regions compared with the previous reporting period. The SMM heard explosions less than 600m from

UN announces first closure of a protection of civilian site in South Sudan

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After 4 years living in cramped conditions, families are finally leaving the protection of civilian site (POC)
next to the UNMISS base in Melut, SouthSudan, to return to their homes.

UN Daily News Programme 20 December 2017

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Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn and Vibhu Mishra.

In today’s programme:  Families go home following the first closure of …