Daily Archives: October 11, 2017

Access to Quality Health Care, Education Vital for Improving Children’s Well-Being, Speakers Stress as Third Committee Concludes Debate

Governments around the world were focused on improving access to quality education and health care for children and adolescents to ensure they reached their full potential, speakers told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) …

Deputy Secretary-General Urges Public-Private Leveraging of Technology, Avoiding Pitfalls, at Economic and Social Council-Second Committee Joint Meeting

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks to the joint meeting of the Economic and Social Council and the Second Committee (Economic and Financial), in New York today:

I would like to thank Ambassador …

Written question – European Development Fund and European Fund for Sustainable Development – E-005950/2017

Since the 1950s, the European Development Fund has been the main financial instrument used by the EU to support the development of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries and overseas countries and territories (OCTs). Its main …

Written question – Cyprus demands and deserves the headquarters of the European Cybersecurity Research and Competence Centre – E-005966/2017

We welcome President Juncker’s decision on the implementation of a policy to protect the EU from cyberattacks, by developing and establishing an EU Cybersecurity Agency.

The development of a Cybersecurity Agency will contribute to the development …

Written question – Care of unaccompanied minors – E-005995/2017

The number of unaccompanied foreign minors in France is increasing dramatically. There were 4 000 in 2010, 13 000 in 2016, and soon — by the end of 2017 — there will be over 25 000. 70% of …