Handling gender-related complaints in the armed forces

An important barrier to women’s retention and equal participation in the armed forces is gender-based discrimination, harassment and abuse. Investigating related complaints and providing victim support during operations abroad can be particularly challenging. A recent NATO-sponsored workshop looked at possible practical solutions to these issues. “For many women in the […]

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UN hails outcome of Incheon forum as ‘huge step forward’ for education

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova (second right) and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (to her right), at the World Education Forum, which concluded in Incheon, Republic of Korea. Photo: UNESCO 21 May 2015 – The United Nations has hailed the “transformative” vision for education over the next 15 years that was adopted today […]

In meeting with Republic of Korea President, Ban spotlights critical importance of post-2015 agenda

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) meets with Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea, in Seoul. UN Photo/Evan Schneider 21 May 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is today wrapping up his visit to the Republic of Korea (ROK) following a meeting with the country’s president Park Geun-hye and an appeal […]

Saving lives of migrants stranded in Southeast Asian waters should remain a priority – UN experts

A rescued boat woman and her two children eat some welcome food at a centre in Kuala Cangkoi, Indonesia. Photo: UNHCR 21 May 2015 – A group of United Nations human rights experts today welcomed the Malaysian, Indonesian and Thai leaders’ decision not to pushback asylum seekers arriving in their […]

Health services for Palestine refugees extended despite regional turmoil – UN agency

he 12 health points run by UNRWA, such as this one in Jaramana Collective Shelter, Syria, offer outpatient medical consultations, continuity of care for chronic diseases and prescription services. Photo: UNRWA/Taghrid Mohammad 20 May 2015 – A newly published report by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine […]

UN health agency responds to Ebola spike by deploying team on border of Guinea and Guinea-Bissau

Amid a new spike in Ebola cases in Guinea, Ebola Response partners organized an urgent mission to Boké, the latest epicentre, which is close to the border with Guinea-Bissau, to meet with local authorities and discuss a containment strategy. Photo: UNMEER/Stefanie Carmichael 20 May 2015 – The World Health Organization […]

UN officials urge Israel to halt plans to transfer Palestinian Bedouins, expand settlements

Many Bedouin and herding communities in Area C of the West Bank are prevented from improving or building shelters by the Israeli authorities. Photo: UNRWA/Alaa Ghosheh 20 May 2015 – Two United Nations humanitarian officials with responsibilities in the occupied Palestinian territory have today expressed their grave concern over the […]

NATO Chiefs of Defence

Major General BAZO graduated from Albanian Military Academy “Skënderbej”, in Tirana, Albania, in 1985 and was commissioned as an active duty officer in the Albanian Armed Forces. First years of his career were served as Platoon Leader, Infantry Company Commander, Battalion executive officer and as an Instructor in Branch/Troop School. […]

173rd Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session

The NATO Chiefs of Defence will meet on 20 and 21 May at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels for their second Military Committee meeting of 2015. General Knud Bartels, Chairman of the Military Committee will chair the two day meeting. The NATO Chiefs of Defence will discuss the Readiness Action […]

Sunt de folos pensionarii din serviciile secrete?

Generali si colonei pensionari ai serviciilor secrete romanesti predau cursuri  la diferite fundatii. Nimic anormal.  Utilitatea acestor cursuri  poate fi folosita ca rampa de lansare si aderarea la un grup sau organizatie. Un fost Prim Ministru din Romania conduce o astfel de fundatie. Contra unei sume de 1000 Ron, si […]

PLENUL ORDINEA DE ZI 20 MAI 2015 ORA 08:30- SECŢIA PENTRU PROCURORI ORDINEA DE ZI 20 MAI 2015 ORA 09:30 – SECŢIA PENTRU JUDECĂTORI ÎN MATERIE DISCIPLINARĂ 20 mai 2015- SECŢIA PENTRU PROCURORI ÎN MATERIE DISCIPLINARĂ 20 mai 2015

PLENUL ORDINEA DE ZI DIN DATA DE 20 MAI 2015 ORA 08:30 Nr. crt. Număr lucrare Descriere lucrare 1. 11482/2015 CERERI DE VALORIFICARE A REZULTATELOR OBŢINUTE LA CONCURSUL DE PROMOVARE ÎN FUNCŢII DE EXECUŢIE ORGANIZAT LA DATA DE 29 MARTIE 2015. 2. 11257/2015 ELIBERARE DIN FUNCŢIE, PRIN PENSIONARE: Tribunal/Parchetul de […]

Comunicat de presă privind misiunea de evaluare a experţilor Comisiei Europene în cadrul Mecanismului de Cooperare şi Verificare

Astăzi, 19 mai 2015, la sediul Consiliului Superior al Magistraturii, a avut loc întâlnirea conducerii și membrilor CSM, conducerii Înaltei Curți de Casație și Justiție, reprezentanților Ministerului Public și Ministerului Justiției, inclusiv personal tehnic, cu experţii Comisiei Europene aflaţi în misiune de evaluare a progreselor înregistrate în domeniile reformei justiţiei […]

Violence against women and girls ‘shames every society,’ UN anti-crime chief warns

Hundreds of thousands of women displaced by conflict and living in camps in Somalia are especially vulnerable to sexual and gender-based violence, having lost their families and homes. Photo: OCHA/R. Maingi 19 May 2015 – Voicing concern over the continued killing of women and girls, the United Nations anti-crime chief […]

At Security Council, senior UN official warns Middle East status quo ‘not tenable’

Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov briefs the Security Council. UN Photo/Loey Felipe 19 May 2015 – The Middle East is threatened by “a vicious tide of terror and extremism” amid stalled peace negotiations and growing regional tensions, a United Nations envoy on the region warned […]

UN rights expert urges Armenia to ‘shed light’ on violence against children

Special Rapporteur Maud de Boer-Buquicchio. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferre 19 May 2015 – The UN independent human rights expert on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography today urged the Armenian government to devote more attention to the issue of violence against children as well as irregularities in adoption […]

NATO E-3A Component pilot tests modified AWACS for the first time

A NATO E-3A Component pilot recently had the opportunity to conduct a test flight on the new modified E-3A airborne early warning and control (AWACS) aircraft. The test flight on the new modified aircraft, also known as the N-1, took place at the Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington. On 29 […]

SACEUR Announces 2014 Military Members of the Year

General Philip M. Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander Europe, and Command Chief Master Sergeant Todd Small, ACO Command Senior Enlisted Leader, announced the winners of the 2014 Allied Command Operations (ACO) Military Members of the Year (MMOY) Awards competition. Nominees from SHAPE and its subordinate headquarters compete for ACO honours as […]

NATO allies demonstrate defence of Eastern Europe

U.S. Marines & Bulgarian forces train during Exercise Platinum Eagle in Romania. Photo courtesy of: U.S. Department of Defense, Marine Forces Europe – Africa. 20 MAY 2015 BABADAG TRAINING AREA, Romania (May 19, 2015) – Romania is hosting Bulgarian and U.S. forces during a multinational exercise designed to demonstrate a […]

Statement by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg following his meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

I just met with Foreign Minister Lavrov and we discussed different issues, among them of course the situation in Ukraine and I re-stated the very strong NATO position on the illegal annexation of Crimea, but also on the very serious situation we see in eastern Ukraine. I underlined the importance […]

ANALIZĂ STATISTICĂ A SITUAȚIEI VICTIMELOR TRAFICULUI DE PERSOANE IDENTIFICATE ÎNPERIOADA 01.01-30.06.2014 ÎN ROMÂNIA

Acest document aduce în atenție o analiză a fenomenului traficului de persoane, pentru primul semestru al anului 2014, urmărind indicatorii socio-demografici (gen, vârstă, educație) care, corelați cu indicatorii descriptivi ai perioadei pre- exploatare (recrutare și proveniență) și ai exploatării propriu- zise, sprijină conturarea factorilor și evidențelor sociale care au determinat […]

SITUAŢIA STATISTICĂ A VICTIMELOR TRAFICULUI DE IDENTIFICATE ÎN ANUL 2014

INTRODUCERE Asociat deseori cu denumirea de „sclavie modernă”, traficul de persoane, atât prin prisma etiologiei sale, cât și a efectelor pe care le prezintă la nivelul corpului social, se constituie în ultimul timp, din ce în ce mai mult, și într-un fenomen social, în fapt, o boală a societății a […]

Migrant smuggling is a tragedy that cannot continue, says UNODC Chief at Crime Commission opening

18 May 2015 – Migrant smuggling cuts across borders and is intimately linked with peace and security, human rights and development, UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov said today. In his opening speech at the 24th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), the UNODC Chief said […]

Citing ‘defining moment’ sparked by Ebola outbreak, UN health agency chief pledges key reforms

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan (centre), flanked by German Chancellor Angela Merkel (left) and UN Geneva chief Michael Møller at the opening of the sixty-eighth World Health Assembly at the Palais des Nations. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré 18 May 2015 – The head of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today […]

Most workers now employed in part-time or temporary jobs – UN labour agency

\ Workers load sugarcane at an ethanol distillery in Brazil. Photo: FAO/Giuseppe Bizzarri 16 Print 18 May 2015 – The International Labour Organization (ILO) today warned of widespread insecurity in the global employment market, saying that some 75 per cent of all workers are employed on temporary or short-term contracts […]

Nearly 25,000 flee Ramadi amid ISIL attacks and heavy fighting, says UN relief wing

Iraqis displaced from Ramadi District in Anbar Governorate. Photo: UN Iraq 18 May 2015 – With stocks running low and funds running out, United Nations aid agencies are rushing humanitarian assistance to people fleeing the city of Ramadi in central Iraq for the second time this month, according to the […]

UN expert calls for adoption of minimum set of fundamental human rights for detainees

18 May 2015 – The top United Nations human rights expert on torture today called for the adoption of the revised Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, which are being considered this week by the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Vienna. The revised Rules […]

Address by NATO Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Alexander Vershbow at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Spring Session, Budapest, Hungary

Mr. Deputy Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Distinguished Members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Let me start by sending you the best wishes of Secretary General Stoltenberg. He regrets that a prior commitment prevents him from being here today. But he is very much looking forward to attending your Annual Session […]

Live streaming: Doorstep statement by NATO Secretary General prior to EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting

10:45-10:55 – Doorstep by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg prior to the meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in the format of Ministers of Defence and Ministers of Foreign Affairs Source: NATO By L. J. De Rothschild Senior Editor NATO Section News24.7WorldPress E-mail:news247press@gmail.com https://facebook.com/NEWS247PRESS Tweets by news247press

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