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Presidency of the Security Council in September: United States

The sixty-ninth session. 1st plenary  of the General Assembly will convene at United Nations Headquarters on 16 September 2014, at 15:00 in the General Assembly Hall. The General Debate will open on 24 September 2014 (resolution 57/301 and decision 68/512).

Informal briefing, chaired by the Chair of the Advisory Committee on the United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, on 17 September 2014, at 15:00, in Conference Room 6 (GAB).

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL                                     
Briefing for Sixth Committee delegates on the Committee items on the provisional agenda of the sixty-ninth session of the General Assembly will be held on 16 September 2014, from 10:00 to 13:00, in the Economic and Social Council Chamber (CB).

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News clips about the UN shown in elevators, gyms, malls and colleges all around Brazil

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 12:00

Rio de Janeiro | UNIC Rio

Thanks to a partnership sealed in July 2013 with the UN Information Centre in Rio de Janeiro (UNIC Rio), the media company Elemidia shows daily a selection of news, pictures and videos on UN activities on its network of over 11,000 monitors spread across 54 Brazilian cities.

UN staff assist Khmer Rouge tribunal reach historic verdict

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 12:30

Phnom Penh | UNAKRT

One hundred and thirty United Nations staff and officials played a key role in a process that culminated on 7 August 2014 when the Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) found former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan guilty of crimes against humanity. Both were sentenced to life imprisonment.

Understanding and integrating local perceptions in UN Peacekeeping

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 17:00

Global | DPKO

Following the DPKO/DFS study on understanding and integrating local perceptions released in November 2013, accompanying Guidelines are now available. The Guidelines provide a hands-on tool for field-based civilian and uniformed peacekeeping personnel with the aim of supporting more inclusive, responsive and effective peacekeeping.

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