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Meetings & Events

Media Freedom: A Global Responsibility

25 Sep 2019

The world is becoming an increasingly hostile place for journalists and media workers. 2018 was one of the deadliest years with at least 99 journalists worldwide killed, almost 350 detained and 60 held hostage.

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Criminal Law and Procedure

Kevin Riordan - Command Responsibility

14 Feb 2012

An army is dominated by its officers. Small wonder then that commanders should bear particular responsibility for the offences committed by their subordinates. Since it first crystalised in the Yamashita trial, however, the concept of command responsibility has entailed some degree of controversy. When the idea of attributing responsibility was extended to superiors such as mayors and civilian officials the efficacy of the doctrine grew, but so too did criticism of its scope.

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The session will provide a critical opportunity to build political consensus around a novel approach to development cooperation to support implementation of the recently-adopted African Union Roadmap on Shared Responsibility and Global Solidarity for

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To advance the effective implementation of the responsibility to protect and build synergies with the women, peace and security agenda, it is vital to recognize and strengthen women's role front and centre of atrocity prevention

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UN in Action

Famine Response In South Sudan

22 May 2017

According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), one million people are on the brink of famine in South Sudan due to insecurity and lack of humanitarian access.

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News & Features

UNDSS' Response During Beirut Attack

29 Sep 2020

On August 4, the unprecedented explosion in Beirut caused over 200 deaths, 6,500 injuries, and left an estimated 300,000 people homeless. Over 6532 UN staff members and their dependents are in Beirut – 109 of them have been affected by the explosion

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Meetings & Events

Global Ebola Response Coalition (GERC)

10 Jul 2015

Pledging conference side event. Organized by the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations.

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Interactive panel discussion on "Strengthening Responsibility – Sharing for Refugees" Co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Portugal and Zambia, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Deve

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To ensure that the Global Compact for Migration responds to the lived realities of the more than 120 million migrant women and girls around the world, Member States must ensure that the implementation of the Global Compact is gender-responsive.

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Meetings & Events

The Humanitarian Response in Yemen

24 Sep 2018

Yemen is now the largest humanitarian crisis in the world with 22.2 million people in need of assistance or protection services. More than three years of conflict has caused the humanitarian situation to rapidly deteriorate and drive major increases

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