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Civil Society Voices Key to Yemenis’ Push for Peace, Open Society Report Shows

New York, Feb. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yemeni civil society organizations believe justice and accountability can play a decisive role in establishing a lasting peace in Yemen, according to a new Open Society Foundations report. A Passage to Justice: Selected Yemeni Civil Society Views of Transitional Justice and Long-Term Accountability in Yemen highlights the leading […]

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Reforming Resident Coordinator Role, Creating More Stable Funding Mechanisms Key to Realizing Development Agenda, Speakers Tell Economic and Social Council

Speakers expressed broad support today for the Secretary‑General’s proposals to reform the way the United Nations was helping Member States achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, while emphasizing national ownership of development strategies, as th…

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Non-Governmental Organizations Committee Takes Note of Nearly 400 Quadrennial Reports, Postpones Action on Several Others

On the seventh day of its 2018 regular session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today took note of 394 quadrennial reports from various organizations, while postponing action on several other reports after members of the body …

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First Regular Session of the Executive Board

As prepared for delivery.Mr. President,Members of the Executive Board,Colleagues and friends,I am delighted to wish you all a happy new year and to welcome you to the first regular session of the UNDP Executive Board for 2018.Let me begin by congratula…