67th Session Third Committee Preview

By Tamara Johnson
24 October 2012

As the Third Committee progresses with its 67th session, here are some hot button issues with which the NGO community and some delegations (the off the record nature of the consultations informing this article prevents specifics) are particularly concerned.

Freedom of Expression and Freedom of Religion and Belief

Report on Rio+20 Outcome and Migration: Including all stakeholders in the future we want

By Tamara Johnson
30 August 2012

On 22 August 2012, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the MacArthur Foundation hosted a seminar to review issues surrounding migration policy in a human rights-based framework, as outlined in the Rio+20 outcome document, "The Future We Want.”