Funded by Regular Budget, Programme of Assistance Holds Four International Law Trainings, Uploads 500 Podcasts of Lectures, Sixth Committee Hears

Speakers Conclude Debate on Protection of Diplomatic, Consular MissionsWith the increasing complexity of international law and a growing need for legal education, the Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation …

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World Altered by ‘Neoliberal’ Outsourcing of Public Services to Private Sector, Third Committee Experts Stress, Amid Calls for Better Rights Protection

The world has been fundamentally reordered by widespread neoliberal economics that has privatized basic public goods — social protections, education, pensions and criminal justice among them — with often disastrous impacts on the human righ…

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General Assembly: Third Committee

Note: Following is a partial summary of today’s meetings of the General Assembly Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural). A complete summary of today’s Third Committee meetings will be available later today, following the conclusion of the …

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Africa Needs More Financing, Debt Relief from International Partners to Realize Shared Vision of Sustainable Development, Speakers Tell General Assembly

Realizing the shared vision of “leaving no one behind” of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union’s Agenda 2063 is contingent on the international community’s ability to mobilize resources, tr…

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Spanning 116 States, World’s Five Nuclear Weapon Free Zones Must Use Political Capital to Advance Common Disarmament Goals, Speakers Tell First Committee

Casting a spotlight on regional efforts to advance common disarmament goals, delegates in the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) addressed the current and potential contribution of nuclear‑weapon‑free zones to glo…

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