Daily Archives: August 10, 2017

Investing in women key to sustainable peace in DR Congo and Nigeria – UN deputy chief

10 August 2017 &#150 Investing in women and girls must be central to global efforts towards sustainable peace and development in both Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations deputy …

Investing in Women, Girls Must Be Central to Efforts for Sustainable Peace, Development, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Security Council

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Security Council meeting on peace and security in Africa, in New York today:

I thank the Security Council for this …

Answer – Access to third countries' procurement markets – E-003548/2017

The EU is one of the world’s most open economies. The Commission wants greater reciprocity in the access to international procurement markets.

Several instruments could be used to open up foreign procurement markets, namely through …

Answer – Use of EU funds for migration policy in Morocco – E-003084/2017

The North of Africa Window of the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa(1) covers Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt. The initial EUR 200 million allocated to this window has been intended to cover …

Over 500,000 children in Libya need aid; UNICEF urges political solution to years-long crisis

10 August 2017 &#150 Ongoing conflict and the breakdown of the economy have left more than a half million children in need of humanitarian aid in Libya, according to the United Nations children’s agency.

&#8220Six …