Third Committee Concludes Human Rights Debate amid Calls to Raise Living Standards, Foster Peaceful Coexistence among Faiths, Ethnicities

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) concluded its debate on human rights today as Governments described measures to ensure their citizens enjoyed full protection of their fundamental freedoms.

Several speakers focused on efforts to strengthen national laws and institutional frameworks, with the representative of …

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Fourth Committee Delegates Stress Need for Adequate Funding to Avoid Putting ‘Blue Helmets’ in Jeopardy, Greater Female Involvement in Peacekeeping

Delegates called for adequate resourcing of peacekeeping missions, informed by each situation on the ground, in order to avoid jeopardizing Blue Helmets, as the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) concluded its annual general debate on the comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping …

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