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  • Bulletin ONUBIB 3 2019

    30/09/19

    Bulletin ONUBIB 3 2019

    Dear reader, we begin a new course at the UN. As every year, in accordance with Article 1 of the General Assembly Regulations, it meets “annually, in an ordinary session that begins on Tuesday of the third week of September, counting the first week in which there is At least one business day. ” Likewise, in accordance with Annex IX of the same regulation: "The general debate of the General Assembly is inaugurated on Tuesday following the opening of the regular session of the General Assembly and will be held without interruption for a period of nine business days" .
    It is the great international event of every year. A large number of Heads of State and Government travel to New York to present their international policy priorities and discuss issues of global interest.
    This year, around the nine-day general debate, two world summits and 5 high-level meetings have been held on vital issues for the survival and progress of Humanity. Of all of them, as well as the general debate and the beginning of the session, account is fulfilled in this Bulletin, indicating the sources where you can find the information of each one.
    The beginning of the session of the General Assembly is also the moment in which reports of great importance are presented that give us an account of the current state of international relations and the situation of the members of the International Community. Starting with the Annual Report of the Secretary General of the United Nations and continuing with a set of reports on various specific issues that are also reported in the various sections of the Bulletin.
    Along with that information, the reader will find, as always, timely information on the main events, documents and sources of documentary information that have appeared throughout the third quarter of the year.
    With this, we continue on the path of trying to make a Bulletin that is as useful as possible for all its readers who, on a quarter to quarter basis, are increasing.
    As always, we end up asking you to continue helping us in our continuous reflection, sending us your criticisms, suggestions or proposals so that we are living up to what society and the United Nations demand from us.

  • Campaign #ODSéate

    19/09/19

    Campaign #ODSéate

    This is a collaborative digital campaign that will take place from September 16 to 27, launched by the High Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda in Spain. Among the different goals contained in the Action Plan, Transformative Goal number four established that in 2020 100% of the Spanish population should know the 2030 Agenda and be aware of the scope of the transformations that the 2030 Agenda entails. This campaign seeks to contribute to that goal.
    The # ODSéate initiative is a call to action for organizations and citizens to mobilize by disseminating and promoting compliance with the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To join the campaign, it is only necessary #ODSear the organizations logo, or social network profiles, adding the image of the SDG hoop to them, disseminate links with information related to the 2030 Agenda on websites or blogs, publish videos and examples of compliance with the SDGs on social networks, or mobilize concrete actions in your environment.
    The 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda pursue equal opportunities among PEOPLE, the protection of the PLANET and the generation of PROSPERITY in a world in PEACE that works in ALLIANCE to overcome the challenges we face.
    The SDGs and the 2030 Agenda offer a new narrative with which to design and build the world we want. 17 Development Goals to transform the world where everyone has to do their part: governments, the private sector, civil society and people like YOU.
    SHARE THEM AND ACT!
    3 videos to understand the 2030 Agenda
    • Our commitment to the 2030 Agenda of Nacions Unides
    • I want to leave an inheritance that I feel proud of. Can you help me?
    • We are committed And you?

    Find "other videos we like" on our YouTube channel
    Click here to download the Campaign communication kit # ODSéate
    Click here to download Resources # ODSéate

  • Opening of the AG (UN)

    17/09/19

    Opening of the AG (UN)

    Opening of the General Assembly regular session. 17 September 2019
    The 74th session of the General Assembly opens on Tuesday, 17 September at 3:00 p.m. (New York time): Watch the opening on UN Web TV. You can see the Journal
    All 193 Member States of the Organization are represented in the General Assembly - one of the six main organs of the UN - to discuss and work together on a wide array of international issues covered by the Charter of the United Nations, such as development, peace and security, international law, etc.
    Every year in September, all the Members meet in this unique forum at Headquarters in New York for the General Assembly session.
    Sitting arrangements in the General Assembly Hall change for each session. During the 74th Session (2019-2020), Ghana will occupy the first seat in the Hall, including in the Main Committees (followed by all the other countries, in English alphabetical order).
    https://www.un.org/en/ga/
    Arrangements for the high-level meetings and the general debate of the seventy-fourth session of the General Assembly
    https://undocs.org/en/A/INF/74/4

  • XVIII SEMINAR OF ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTATION CENTERS AND PROTECTED NATURAL SPACES

    02/09/19

    XVIII SEMINAR OF ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTATION CENTERS AND PROTECTED NATURAL SPACES

    The idea of ​​organizing a seminar dedicated to the Documentation Centers of Environment and Protected Natural Areas was raised following the analysis of the data of a questionnaire sent from the National Center for Environmental Education (CENEAM), Valsain (Segovia) - SPAIN. This center promotes the responsibility of citizens in relation to the environment, dedicating their resources to the service of all those groups, public and private, that develop environmental education and training programs and activities.

    • General objectives of the seminar:
    • Promote, facilitate and disseminate collaboration, the exchange of information and knowledge, experiences and interesting projects related to the environment, environmental information and protected natural spaces.
    • Expand the RECYCLED network and participate in national and international projects and experiences.
    • Share resources that optimize investments.
    • Develop services and products that improve access to environmental information and help in document management.

    In 2002, the Seminar on Documentation Centers in the field of Environment was established, within the program of Permanent Seminars of CENEAM.
    The XVIII edition of this seminar has been held in the city of Valencia, with the support of the University of Valencia, the Faculty of Law and the Generalitat Valenciana, in the Colegio Mayor Rector Peset and in the Center d'Educació Ambiental de la Comunitat Valenciana (CEACV) located in Sagunto.
    The Coordination has been in charge of Rosario Toril. Documentation Center of CENEAM and Chelo Pons. Responsible for the UN Depository Library (ONUBIB). Social Sciences Library University of Valencia With the technical collaboration of Montse Grabolosa. Natural Park of the Volcanic Zone of La Garrotxa. Generalitat of Catalunya
    More than 50 professionals have attended, belonging to the Network of Environmental Information and Documentation Centers (RECIDA) from 16 autonomous communities.
    We had the opportunity to learn from the experiences presented both in communication and poster format, from the workshops taught and to exchange various publications provided by the centers. The visits were an ideal complement to know the surroundings and other centers. In short, a magnificent meeting to maintain professional contacts.
    For more information you can consult the Report in:
    https://www.miteco.gob.es/es/ceneam/grupos-de-trabajo-y-seminarios/centros-de-documentacion-ambiental-y-espacios-naturales-protegidos/xviii-seminario-centros-documentacion.aspx

  • World Population, Day 11 July

    11/07/19

    World Population, Day 11 July

    "The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the world’s blueprint for a better future for all on a healthy planet. On World Population Day, we recognize that this mission is closely interrelated with demographic trends including population growth, ageing, migration and urbanization." UN Secretary-General António Guterres.
    This year's World Population Day calls for global attention to the unfinished business of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development. Twenty-five years have passed since that landmark conference, where 179 governments recognized that reproductive health and gender equality are essential for achieving sustainable development.
    In November, UNFPA, together with the governments of Kenya and Denmark, will be convening a high-level conference in Nairobi to accelerate efforts to achieve these unmet goals. On World Population Day, advocates from around the world are calling on leaders, policymakers, grassroots organizers, institutions and others to help make reproductive health and rights a reality for all.

  • Bulletin ONUBIB 2 2019

    26/06/19

    Bulletin ONUBIB 2 2019

    Dear reader, you have in your hands the Bulletin corresponding to the second quarter of 2019. In this you will find, the web created for the celebration of the centenary of the ILO. This Organization, was born in 1919 as part of the Treaty of Versailles that ended with the First World War, and reflected the conviction that social justice is essential to achieve universal and permanent peace. The force behind the creation of the ILO was prompted by humanitarian, political, economic and security considerations. In synthesizing them, the Preamble of the Constitution of the ILO points out that the High Contracting Parties are "moved by feelings of justice and humanity, as well as by the desire to ensure permanent peace in the world ...". These principles inspire us 100 years later to be able to make a reality of having a more just, freer, more peaceful world.
    Along the same lines, we would like to highlight the reference that the reader will find in this Bulletin to the United Nations Peacekeeping Ministerial Meeting for the year 2019, held on March 29, 2019 at the United Nations headquarters in New York. York
    These are two examples that help to maintain the hope and desire for the United Nations to continue to be strengthened. Together with them, as always, the reader will find in this Bulletin some of the activities and information points of the United Nations in many other areas. Our small contribution to such a high goal is to spread that activity with punctuality and to put our work at the service of all those who want to contribute to this necessary task.
    As always, we end by asking them to continue helping us in our ongoing reflection, sending us their criticisms, suggestions or proposals so that we are up to what society and the United Nations are demanding of us.

 
 
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