Delegates Remain Divided on Best Forum to Discuss Universal Jurisdiction, as Sixth Committee Continues Debate on Principle

Delegates remained divided on the appropriate forum for continuing discussions on the scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction, as the Sixth Committee (Legal) resumed its consideration of the matter today. (For background, see Press Release GA/L/3598.)

The …

"Delegates Remain Divided on Best Forum to Discuss Universal Jurisdiction, as Sixth Committee Continues Debate on Principle"

Speakers Focus on Nature-Based Solutions for Achieving Sustainable Development, at Joint Meeting of Second Committee, Economic and Social Council

Nature based solutions can deliver over one third of weather mitigation needed by 2030 in stabilizing global warming to below 2C, a climate change expert told delegates in a joint meeting of the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) with the …

"Speakers Focus on Nature-Based Solutions for Achieving Sustainable Development, at Joint Meeting of Second Committee, Economic and Social Council"

Commission on Limits of Continental Shelf to Hold Fifty-First Session at Headquarters, 14 October-29 November

NEW YORK, 9 October (Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea) � The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf will hold its fifty-first session from 14 October to 29 November 2019. There will be no …

"Commission on Limits of Continental Shelf to Hold Fifty-First Session at Headquarters, 14 October-29 November"

Unprecedented Impacts of Climate Change Disproportionately Burdening Developing Countries, Delegate Stresses, as Second Committee Concludes General Debate

Describing climate change as one of the greatest threats facing humanity in their time, delegates urged the international community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, conserve forests, monitor water sources and honour pledges made in the Paris Agreement, as the Second …

"Unprecedented Impacts of Climate Change Disproportionately Burdening Developing Countries, Delegate Stresses, as Second Committee Concludes General Debate"