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Mergers: Commission clears merger between Dow and DuPont, subject to conditions

Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “Pesticides are products that matter – to farmers, consumers and the environment. We need effective competition in this sector so companies are pushed to develop

Press Releases: Key Outcomes of U.S. Priorities at the UN Human Rights Council's 34th Session

The United States returned to the UN Human Rights Council as a voting member in January after spending a mandatory year off the Council and securing reelection last year. At the Council’s 34th Session in …

Children suffer grave violations in Sudan’s conflict – UN reports

27 March 2017 &#150 Fewer children have been recruited to fight in parts of Sudan, but they are still killed and injured, and victims of sexual violence in the country, according to a new report …

Security Council Sanctions Committee Concerning South Sudan Meets Special Representatives on Children, Sexual Violence in Conflict

During its informal consultations on 21 March 2017, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) concerning South Sudan was briefed by Leila Zerrougui, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed …

News in Brief 27 March 2017 (PM)

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Commemoration Ceremony and Parade on the occasion of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine

Health situation in East Ghouta “deteriorating” warns UN health agency

The deteriorating …

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