Daily Archives: July 6, 2017

UN Member States set to adopt ‘historic’ treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons

6 July 2017 &#150 In what is set to be a “historic” moment at the United Nations, Member States will adopt on Friday a legally-binding treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons.

“After our final review of …

Department Press Briefings : Department Press Briefing – July 6, 2017

2:15 p.m. EDT

MS NAUERT: Hi, everybody.

QUESTION: Hello.

QUESTION: Hello.

MS NAUERT: How’s everyone?

QUESTION: Good.

QUESTION: Okay. And you?

MS NAUERT: I’m doing very well, thank you. Great to be back with all …

UN mission in Mali condemns ceasefire breaches by peace accord signatories

Representatives of of the signatory groups (Plateforme and CMA), pictured here in the foreground, meet with the head of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix (center) and Mahamat Saleh Annadif (left), head of MINUSMA,

Written question – Development and deforestation – E-004188/2017

Illegal logging has a devastating impact on some of the world’s most valuable remaining forests, and on the people who live in them and rely on the resources that they provide.

EU companies and governments …

Written question – VP/HR – South China Sea – Permanent Court of Arbitration – E-004125/2017

In July 2016, the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled in favour of the Philippines in the Philippines vs China arbitration of the Scarborough Shoal dispute. Beijing, resistant throughout the proceedings, outwardly rejected the result of …