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THE COMMITTEES: Setting out to ‘transform the world’ in the General Assembly’s Second Committee

How is the UN tackling its most ambitious and far-reaching project: the 2030 Agenda to “transform the world”? This is the mammoth responsibility of the UN’s General Assembly’s Second Committee – the body which deals with “economic and financial matters”. Here is the second in our series on what happens at the UN when the world leaders have gone home at the end of September, and the Committees get going on turning pledges and ideas into action.

2018-12-25T08:00:11+00:0025 Dec 2018|News|

UN rights chief welcomes new text to protect rights of peasants and other rural workers

As the most basic rights of rural people continue to be trampled on in many parts of the world, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, welcomed Monday the adoption on Monday by the UN General Assembly of a new declaration to help safeguard them.

2018-12-18T14:50:18+00:0018 Dec 2018|News|