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.”

Report on ECOSOC Panel Discussion: "Improving capacities for evidence-based humanitarian decision-making”

By Tamara Johnson
5 August 2012

On 19 July 2012, the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) held a panel discussion, “Improving capacities for evidence-based humanitarian decision-making,” as part of its humanitarian affairs segment on special economic, humanitarian and disaster relief assistance. Ms. Valerie Amos, Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator moderated the meeting.