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Resolution Declares Crimea Referendum Invalid (April 02, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On March 27, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution declaring invalid the March ...

Topic: International affairs; International organizations; Sovereignty
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Working Group Says Private Military Companies Should Be Regulated (November 13, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On November 4, 2013, the United Nations Working Group on the Use of Mercenaries urged the ...

Topic: Armed forces and national security; Human rights; International affairs; International organizations; Militias and paramilitary groups
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Commission Issues Declaration on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health (September 23, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in cooperation with ...

Topic: Workers safety and health; Families
Jurisdiction: United Nations

U.N. Official Urges Stay of Executions in Gaza (August 23, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On August 14, 2013, Navanethem Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, spoke out ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: United Nations

New Security Council Resolution Against Sexual Violence (July 08, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On June 24, 2013, the United Nations Security Council unanimously passed Resolution 2106, on increasing the ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; International affairs; War; Families
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Mobile Courts Program Launched (April 18, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On April 15, 2013, a pilot program to establish mobile courts in refugee settlements was launched ...

Topic: Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Uganda; United Nations

Campaign to Inform Tourists About Illegal Trafficking (April 15, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On April 5, 2013, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Office ...

Topic: Foreign trade and international finance
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Agreement on Binding Convention to Reduce Mercury Use (January 25, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On January 19, 2013, the environment ministers of more than 140 governments, participating in the fifth ...

Topic: Environmental protection
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Resolution on Ending Genital Mutilation Passed (December 31, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On December 20, 2012, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution calling on the nations ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Committee Passes Resolution on the Death Penalty (December 03, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On November 19, 2012, the United Nations Third Committee – the Social, Humanitarian Cultural Affairs Committee ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Criticism of Anti-Terrorism Laws (November 08, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On November 1, 2012, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC) – a body of 18 ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Turkey; United Nations

California Water Rights Law Lauded (October 03, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On September 25, 2012, the state of California ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: United Nations; United States

New International Guidelines on Detention of Asylum-Seekers (September 27, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On September 21, 2012, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Domestic Workers Treaty to Become Effective Next Year (September 06, 2012) by Constance Johnson

The Convention on Domestic Workers, a United Nations treaty providing international standards aimed at improving the ...

Topic: Labor
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Bangladesh Urged to Accept Refugees from Burma (June 15, 2012) by Shameema Rahman

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Bangladeshi government to accept Burmese ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh; United Nations

Rights Commissioner Urges Repeal of Homophobic Laws (May 18, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Navanethem Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, honored International Day Against Homophobia on ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: United Nations

First U.N. Investigation of Native American Rights (April 24, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

From April 23 to May 4, 2012, James Anaya, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights ...

Topic: Native peoples
Jurisdiction: United Nations; United States

UNODC and IOM Sign MOU to Enhance Cooperation in Combating Human Trafficking, Migrant Smuggling (April 23, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the ...

Topic: Human trafficking
Jurisdiction: United Nations

New Agreement on Electronic Waste (March 21, 2012) by Constance Johnson

A new agreement signed by the United Nations International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Secretariat of ...

Topic: Environmental protection
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Extension of Peacekeeping Force Until July 2012 (December 20, 2011) by Theresa Papademetriou

On December 14, 2011, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) adopted resolution 2026, which extends the ...

Topic: International affairs
Jurisdiction: Cyprus; United Nations

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Last updated: April 02, 2014