Interview to Ana Peláez, candidate to the CEDAW

Find below the interview to Ana Peláez:   Mi name is Ana Peláez Narváez and I´m the candidate of Spain to the Committee of the CEDAW. This Committee is responsible for monitoring the Convention that fights against all forms of Discrimination against Women. I am surely a candidate because of the experience I had previously working for many years in the [...]

2018-03-01T18:38:33+00:00 01/03/2018|Categories: Spain at the UN|

Ana Peláez presents her candidacy to CEDAW

The Spanish Ana Peláez Narváez, this week has submitted her candidacy to join the CEDAW (United Nations Committee for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women), in order to defend the rights of women and girls with disabilities worldwide. This candidacy would make Mrs. Peláez the first person with disabilities within this international Committee. It is therefore a [...]

2018-02-07T19:45:51+00:00 02/02/2018|Categories: slider, Spain at the UN|

“Spanish, a global language”

This week, the President of the Government of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, has presented the project: 'Spanish, a global language'. A State policy aimed at promoting the value and use of Spanish. The goal is clear: to transform our common language into a strategic tool to create opportunities for the Spanish-speaking community. This project involves the creation of a Business Plan [...]

2018-02-07T19:53:00+00:00 26/01/2018|Categories: slider, Spain at the UN, UN News|

Resolution 2328 to deploy United Nations observers in Aleppo

The Security Council, Recalling all its relevant resolutions, especially 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014), 2191 (2014), 2258 (2015) and 2286 (2016); Reaffirming its strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of the Syrian Arab Republic; Alarmed by the continued deterioration of the devastating humanitarian situation in Aleppo and by the fact that urgent humanitarian evacuations and assistance are [...]

2017-01-07T17:02:43+00:00 19/12/2016|Categories: Uncategorized, Spain at the UN|

Draft Resolution on Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

11 DECEMBER 2016   CLEAN VERSION UNDER SILENCE PROCEDURE ENDING ON WEDNESDAY 14 DECEMBER 2016 AT 7 AM   Draft Resolution   The Security Council, (1)    Reaffirming its resolutions 1540 (2004) of 28 April 2004, 1673 (2006) of 27 April 2006, 1810 (2008) of 25 April 2008, 1977 (2011) of 20 April 2011, and 2055 (2012) of 29 June 2012, (2)    [...]

2017-01-07T17:02:44+00:00 14/12/2016|Categories: Uncategorized, Spain at the UN|

Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Turkey

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks in the city of Istanbul, Turkey on 10 December, during which at least 39 people were killed and 155 injured. They expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of Turkey and wished a speedy and [...]

2017-01-07T17:02:44+00:00 11/12/2016|Categories: Press Statements, Uncategorized|

Press Statement on The Gambia elections

Press Statement on The Gambia elections The members of the Security Council commended the people of the Islamic Republic of The Gambia for the peaceful and transparent holding of elections on 1 December 2016. In this regard the members of the Security Council strongly condemned the statement by the outgoing President of the Islamic Republic of The Gambia Mr. Yahya [...]

2017-01-07T17:02:44+00:00 10/12/2016|Categories: Press Statements, Uncategorized, Spain at the UN|

Spain takes on Presidency of United Nations Security Council

01/12/2016 As from 1 December, Spain takes on the Rotating Presidency, for the second time in the two-year period 2015-2016, of the United Nations Security Council (SC), which it will hold until 31 December. These two years as a member of the maximum executive body of the universal organisation have served to renew our country’s commitment to multilateralism, based on [...]

2018-02-02T19:11:32+00:00 01/12/2016|Categories: Spain at the UN, UN News|

4th Committee of UN General Assembly adopts Decision on Gibraltar by consensus

4th Committee of UN General Assembly adopts Decision on Gibraltar by consensus The Government of Spain welcomes the approval by consensus on Tuesday, 8 November, of a Decision on the issue of Gibraltar presented by the Chairman of the 4th Committee of the United Nations General Assembly. 08/11/2016 This Decision urges Spain and the United Kingdom to reach a definitive [...]

2016-11-10T17:24:51+00:00 10/11/2016|Categories: Spain at the UN|

Putting gender equality at the heart of the New Urban Agenda

UN Women at Habitat III In the early 1990s, just over 42 per cent of people were living in urban areas. Today, more than 54 per cent of the global population are urban dwellers and in 2030, that percentage is expected to rise to 60 per cent [1]. Sustainable development must ensure a roadmap for sustainable cities. Against this backdrop, [...]

2017-01-07T17:02:46+00:00 17/10/2016|Categories: Uncategorized, slider, Women, Peace and Security|