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Marrakech agreement

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16.11.2018 – A text on immigration, currently being drafted within the framework of the United Nations, constitutes, under the guise of good feelings, a means of putting pressure on Western countries, argues the legal historian. The final version of a document entitled “United Nations Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration” is to be [...]

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World Food Day : Report “How healthy do the Slovenes eat?

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15.10.2018 – The World Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in a recent report notes that after a period of decrease, a global famine is on a rise again. Today, more than 820 million people suffer from chronic malnutrition. Most come from developing countries, where they live in a rural area. In these areas, agriculture is the [...]

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Special report on the global warming

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8.10.2018 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has today issued its Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways. The report provides policy-makers across the globe with a strong scientific basis for their efforts to modernise the economy, tackle climate [...]

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European Union and United Nations join forces to end femicide in Latin America

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28.9.2018 – Femicide claims the lives of 12 women in Latin America every day.With today’s €50 million investment, the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative will fund new and innovative programmes in Argentina, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico, to help women and girls live lives free from violence and to eradicate femicide in Latin America. “Ending violence against [...]

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Authorization to approve EU and UN global agreement on the migration

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21.3.2018 – Today, the European Commission asked the EU Member States for the power to approve, on behalf of the EU, the United Nations global agreement on safe, orderly and legal migration. The mandate will allow the Commission to put forward the views and interests of the EU in relation to policies in this field [...]

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Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants

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Today the 20 september 2016, the UN General Assembly Ministerial Week officially kicks off, again with high-level EU participation. On Monday, at the UN Summit on large movements of refugees and migrants in New York City, the European Union highlighted its strong engagement in managing the global migration challenge. Specific angles of responsibility sharing were [...]

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Signing climate agreement on the Earth Day celebration

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On the 22 April in New York a historic meeting took place, as 155 countries and the EU, have committed to sign the Paris Agreement on Climate Change at the headquarters of the United Nations (UN) in New York. With each country’s signing of the agreement, they must also submit a proposal plan for actions [...]

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Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the proposal to place Syria’s chemical weapons under international control

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Statement by EU HR Catherine Aston on Syria: “I welcome the proposal for the Syrian regime to hand over its chemical weapons and to place them under international control. This now needs to be fully worked up as quickly as possible including the details of its implications in terms of safe storage, verification and destruction. [...]

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