Note Verbale Dated 2 July 2012 from the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations Addressed to the Secretary-General

Note Verbale Dated 2 July 2012 from the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations Addressed to the Secretary-General

The concept paper for the Security Council open debate on the theme of “Post-conflict peacebuilding: report of the Peacebuilding Commission” on the occasion of the submission of the annual report of the PBC on its fifth session was released 3 July 2012.

IGP Meeting Report: Working Group on Lessons Learned of the PBC, Resource Mobilization for Peacebuilding in Guinea

IGP Meeting Report: Working Group on Lessons Learned of the PBC, Resource Mobilization for Peacebuilding in Guinea

This IGP meeting report details the statements made at a meeting of the Working Group on Lessons Learned held 3 July 2012.  Chaired by the Representative of Japan, Ambassador Tsuneo Nishida, the meeting discussed resource mobilization in Guinea as well as a recently conducted mapping exercise.   

Press Conference on the UN Strategy on the LRA

Press Conference on the UN Strategy on the LRA

The United Nations held a press conference on 26 June pertaining to its strategy on the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). 

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At GA Debate, SG Says ‘Global Menace’ of Drugs, Crime Threaten Important Goal of Sustainable Development (GA/11257)

At GA Debate, SG Says ‘Global Menace’ of Drugs, Crime Threaten Important Goal of Sustainable Development (GA/11257)

A meeting summary detailing the 26 June 2012 General Assembly debate highlights Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's description of drugs and crime as a "global menice" to the goal of sustainable development.

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Press Conference on the Launch of the '2012 World Drug Report'

Press Conference on the Launch of the '2012 World Drug Report'

On 26 June the United Nations held a press conference on the release of the 2012 World Drug Report.

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New Partnership for Africa’s Development: Progress in Implementation and Intl' Support (Draft Resolution, A/66/L.40/Rev.1)

New Partnership for Africa’s Development: Progress in Implementation and Intl' Support (Draft Resolution, A/66/L.40/Rev.1)

A draft resolution entitled "New Partnership for Africa's Development: progress in implemenation and international support" was adopted on 15 June 2012.  

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Press Conference | Global Peace Index (14 June 2012)

Press Conference | Global Peace Index (14 June 2012)

A press release on the Global Peace Index  was released on 14 June 2012 following the event entitled "Developing Global Metrics to Assess State Resilience and Risk: Implications of the Global Peace Index" held on the same day. 

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Report of the SG on the Activities of the UN's Regional Office for Central Africa and on Areas Affected by the LRA (S/2012/421)

Report of the SG on the Activities of the UN's Regional Office for Central Africa and on Areas Affected by the LRA (S/2012/421)

The Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa and on areas affected by the Lord's Resistance Army" was released on 11 June 2012.  The document serves as an update on the situation in Central Africa since the Secretary-General's last report (S/2011/693) on 4 November 2011.

Conclusions and Recommendations of First Review of Statement of MCs between Government of Guinea and PBC (PBC/6/GUI/2*)

Conclusions and Recommendations of First Review of Statement of MCs between Government of Guinea and PBC (PBC/6/GUI/2*)

The following document entitled "Conclusions and recommendations of the first review of the Statement of Mutual Commitments between the Government of Guinea and the Peacebuilding Commission" was published by the Guinea configuration of the Peacebuilding Commission on 8 June 2012.

SG Appoints Parfait Onanga-Anyanga of Gabon as Special Representative for Burundi (SG/A/1350 AFR/2401 BIO/4374), 7 June 2012

SG Appoints Parfait Onanga-Anyanga of Gabon as Special Representative for Burundi (SG/A/1350 AFR/2401 BIO/4374), 7 June 2012

The following is a biographical note on Parfait Onanga-Anyanga, the Secretary-General's new appointee for the position of Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Office in Burundi (BNUB).  

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