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Event on “Multilateral Treaty-Making: Perspectives on Small States and the Rule of Law”

The Permanent Missions of the Republic of Singapore, the Republic of Cyprus, and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations, in cooperation with the Rule of Law Unit on behalf of the UN Rule of Law Coordination and Resource Group (RoLCRG) organised a panel discussion on “Multilateral Treaty-Making: Perspectives on Small States […]

2019-02-19T16:32:34-04:00Thursday, 6 August 2015|In Focus|

Event on “Birth Registration: Passport to Protection”

The Permanent Missions of Brazil, Cote d’Ivoire and Hungary to the United Nations, and UNICEF and the Rule of Law Unit on behalf of the UN Rule of Law Coordination and Resource (RoLCRG), organised a panel discussion on “Birth Registration: Passport to Protection” in New York on Thursday, 21 May 2015.


The event provided an opportunity for […]

2019-02-19T16:32:35-04:00Thursday, 6 August 2015|In Focus|

In Qatar, UN forum to discuss link between crime prevention and sustainable development

9 April 2015 – Ahead of a major summit in New York in September on the future global development agenda, the 13th United Nations Crime Congress will convene in Doha next week to discuss the links between crime prevention, security, justice and sustainable development.

“The rule of law, better […]

2015-04-16T17:03:00-04:00Monday, 30 March 2015|In Focus|

Event on “Enhancing Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems” on Thursday, 13 November 2014

The Permanent Missions of Afghanistan, South Africa and the United States to the United Nations, the Rule of Law Unit on behalf of the UN Rule of Law Coordination and Resource Group (ROLCRG), and the International Legal Foundation (ILF) organised a panel discussion on “Enhancing Access […]

2019-02-19T16:32:35-04:00Sunday, 8 March 2015|Uncategorized|

Secretary-General approves short list of 48 new UNDEF projects

The UN Secretary-General has approved a short list of 48 project proposals for UNDEF’s Seventh Round of Funding, following recommendations by the United Nations Democracy Fund Advisory Board. Some half of the short-listed projects are in the rule of law, reflecting this as a priority area both for UNDEF and for the UN as a […]

2015-08-06T14:57:39-04:00Sunday, 8 March 2015|Uncategorized|

Ban voices shock, condemnation at Russian politician’s ‘brutal killing’

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed shock and condemnation at the brutal killing of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov, the United Nations spokesperson’s office confirmed today.

According to media reports, Mr. Nemtsov was gunned down on 27 February in central Moscow by unknown assailants.

In a statement issued earlier this afternoon, the UN spokesperson explained that the Secretary-General noted […]

2019-02-19T16:32:36-04:00Saturday, 28 February 2015|Uncategorized|

UN officials welcome release by Somali pirates of longest-held hostages

Senior United Nations officials have welcomed the release this week of four Thai nationals after nearly five years in captivity, bringing an end to the longest held hostage ordeal in the east African nation thanks to a mission carried by the UN anti-crime agency.

The mission to recover the hostages was conducted by the UN Office […]

2019-02-19T16:32:37-04:00Friday, 27 February 2015|Uncategorized|

UN rights office ‘disappointed’ to see Malaysian opposition leader prison sentence upheld

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said today that it is disappointed that Malaysia’s Federal Court ruled to uphold the imprisonment of opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim.

The Federal Court agreed with a decision made by the Appeals Court in March 2014, which sentenced Mr. Ibrahim to five years in prison […]

2019-02-19T16:32:37-04:00Tuesday, 10 February 2015|Uncategorized|