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EU “indispensable partner” of UN, bloc announces as it sets out UNGA priorities

EU “indispensable partner” of UN, bloc announces as it sets out UNGA priorities

The European Union is an “indispensable partner of the United Nations”, the 28-nation bloc has announced as it sets out its priorities at the United Nations and 74th General Assembly (UNGA 74), which opens on September 17, 2019 in New York. “At a time of fragmentation and polarisation, the strong EU-UN... Read more

Exclusive interview with Vincent Cochetel, United Nations Special Envoy for Refugees

Exclusive interview with Vincent Cochetel, United Nations Sp…

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Special Envoy for the Central Mediterranean Situation, ... Read more

EU makes mixed progress on SDG goals ahead of UN High-level Political Forum, Eurostat report finds

EU makes mixed progress on SDG goals ahead of UN High-level …

The European Union has made mixed progress towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a Eu... Read more

The transition to universal sustainability must be socially fair and inclusive

The transition to universal sustainability must be socially …

Janez Potočnik, Co-Chair of International Resource Panel/UNEP, © EU 2019 July 2, 2019 - “In the absence of urgent ... Read more

UNHCR calls for US$210 million to protect refugees along the routes to the Mediterranean

UNHCR calls for US$210 million to protect refugees along the…

The UNHCR Special Envoy for the Central Mediterranean situation, Vincent Cochetel, was in Brussels today to ... Read more

European Development Days 2019 : Tackling global inequalities with no one left behind

European Development Days 2019 : Tackling global inequalitie…

The thirteenth edition of the European Development Days (EDDs), organised by the European Commission, took place ... Read more

ActNow: Think globally, eat locally

ActNow: Think globally, eat locally

The choices we make in our eating habits have a direct impact on the environment. Before food shopping, do you st... Read more

Child labour in agriculture: a ban is not enough

Child labour in agriculture: a ban is not enough

The “abusive employment of children in rural jobs [...] is unacceptable”, stated Rodrigo de Lapuerta, FAO Directo... Read more

A documentary that makes the biggest little difference

A documentary that makes the biggest little difference

  In Brussels, cinema-goers marking World Environment Day gathered at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels, B... Read more

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peacekeepers have been deployed for more than seven decades. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the landmark Security Council resolution which put protection of civilians at the heart of UN Peacekeeping.

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