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Group of Friends of Corrections Develops Action Plan to Promote Corrections in Peace Operations

The Group of Friends of Corrections in Peace Operations, a Member States-driven initiative providing support and expert advice on correctional issues to the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, met in New York on 11 and 12 January to define the Group’s priorities for 2016 and 2017.

High on the agenda of the Group, which is currently chaired […]

Thursday, 21 January 2016|In Focus|

Countering Violent Extremism in Prisons – A New Challenge for United Nations Peace Operations

Violent extremism affects all areas of the work of the United Nations, including peace and security, human rights and development. In this context, “prisons across the world have been identified as potential incubators for radicalization and recruitment by violent groups, including extremists. And conditions in post-conflict settings are particularly conducive to these dynamics”, explained Hervé […]

Thursday, 21 January 2016|In Focus|

High-Level Panel on the importance of nationality in today’s world

On 3 November 2015, UNHCR convened a High-Level Panel on the importance of nationality in today’s world, coinciding with the launch of a new report titled ‘I am Here, I Belong: The Urgent Need to End Childhood Statelessness’ (the ‘Report’). The Panellists included High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Barbara Hendricks, the […]

Thursday, 12 November 2015|In Focus|

Sixth Committee of the General Assembly meets to debate rule of law

On 15-16 October 2015, the Sixth Committee of the General Assembly met to consider the agenda item on the rule of law at national and international levels. In accordance with the decision of Member States, the subtopic of the debate was ‘the role of multilateral treaty processes in promoting and advancing the rule of law’.

The […]

Wednesday, 4 November 2015|In Focus|