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Opening 2018 Session, Economic and Social Council Elects New President, Adopts Provisional Agenda, Working Arrangements

Declaring open its 2018 session, the Economic and Social Council elected by acclamation Marie Chatardova (Czech Republic) as its new President and adopted its provisional agenda and working arrangements for its upcoming session.

The 54-member …

General Assembly Adopts Texts on Security Council Reform, Peacekeeping, Conflict in Africa, Cooperation with Regional Groups

Member States approved a decision on membership of and representation on the Security Council today, as the General Assembly adopted three other texts covering a range of issues and agenda items.

Adopting the draft oral …

Security Council: enhancing African capacities in the areas of peace and security

Note: Following is a partial summary of today’s Security Council meeting on peace and security in Africa. A complete summary of today’s Council meeting will be available later fgllowing the conclusion of the meeting as

Focus on Accessible Treatment, Reproductive Rights Vital for Eliminating Health Gaps, Gender Discrimination, Speakers Tell High-Level Political Forum

Speakers today voiced deep concern at the continued prevalence of the long‑standing — and often intersecting — challenges of gender discrimination and health inequality, as the Economic and Social Council’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable …

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President Juncker at the G20 in Hamburg: warns against protectionism

President Jean-Claude Juncker and Commissioner Pierre Moscovici are attending the G20 Summit in Hamburg today and tomorrow. Under the German G20 Presidency, the G20 nations …

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