New York | DPA
On 5 and 6 December 2017, more than fifty experts from nine sanctions monitoring groups, teams and panels, delegates from the Security Council, and representatives from across the United Nations system gathered at UNHQs to participate in the fifth annual Inter-Panel Coordination Workshop organized by DPA’s Security Council Affairs Division.
Addis Ababa | OROLSI | Police Division
The United Nations Police Division, in partnership with the African Union, recently concluded a command development course specially for female senior police officers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Worldwide | DPKO
Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, announced his participation in the International Gender Champions initiative, alongside the Secretary-General, the Under-Secretary-General for Field Support and other senior UN officials.
New York | DFS
On 17 November, Atul Khare, Under-Secretary-General for Field Support, and Joanna Harvey, Chief of DFS Environment Section, briefed ambassadors and military advisers from over seventy countries on the past year of implementation of the environment strategy.
Worldwide | DM | OHRM & OICT
Searching and applying for jobs online can be frustrating, if not impossible, for persons with disabilities. New features make the Career Portal more accessible for all.
New York | DPI
The Department of Public Information (DPI) and the non-governmental organizations (NGO) community teamed up to discuss the subject of sustainable fashion practices on 16 November in a DPI/NGO Briefing entitled, “Fashion and Sustainability: Look Good, Feel Good, Do Good”.
DPKO | Stockholm
The Inter-Agency Working Group (IAWG) on Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) of ex-combatants held a workshop in Stockholm, from 17 to 19 October 2017 on the revision of the Integrated DDR Standards (IDDRS).
New York | DPKO
United Nations police week concluded on 10 November. During the week, the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met with the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Bintou Keita, Assistant Secretary-General for Rule of Law and Security Institutions, Alexandre Zouev, UN Police Adviser Luis Carrilho and Heads of police components in UN peace operations.
Baku | UNIC Baku
The United Nations system in Azerbaijan released a commemorative book documenting the successful working partnership between the UN and Azerbaijan that has developed over the last 25 years.