The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) approved 10 draft resolutions today on a range of topics, including the rights of persons with disabilities, eradicating female genital mutilation, protecting children from bullying and ending organ trafficking.
The Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today sent the General Assembly a draft decision on the United Nations common system as delegates considered the International Civil Service Commission’s (ICSC) proposals for the coming year and stressed the need for a cohesive system to manage a diverse global staff.
The Security Council today decided to adopt resolution 2661 (2022), which extended resolution 2607 (2021) by two days, until 17 November 2022.
The General Assembly today elected judges to the United Nations Appeals Tribunal and United Nations Dispute Tribunal as well as appointed members of eight subsidiary bodies, taking up several reports of its Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) on the matter.
The international community must encourage Libya’s leaders to work towards the holding of elections as soon as possible, the senior United Nations official in the country told the Security Council today, stressing the need to restore the legitimacy of Libya’s institutions amid efforts by some institutional actors to obstruct the polls.
Finally achieving a Middle East unencumbered by any nuclear threat will go a long way to reducing heightened international risks in the region and beyond, the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs affirmed today as she addressed the opening today of the third session of the Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction.
As part of its ongoing emergency special session on Ukraine, the General Assembly today recommended Member States create an international register of damage to serve as a record of evidence and claims information.
The United Nations police need to be properly prepared, equipped and resourced to address current challenges to peace and security, the Organization’s top peacekeeping official told the Security Council today, in a meeting held during United Nations Police Week.
The Security Council today decided to extend the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) until 15 November 2023, detailing a range of mandated tasks from the protection of civilians to management of the environmental impacts of its operations.
The Security Council today decided to renew for 12 months the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) to enable the mission to continue implementing its mandate and tasks in accordance with the respective resolutions.