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Graziano da Silva noted how Japan has a healthy and “unique” food culture, one that includes many vegetables, fruits and fish. He cited Washoku, a comprehensive set of skills, knowledge and traditions relating to the …

Report – Addressing human rights violations in the context of war crimes, and crimes against humanity, including genocide – A8-0222/2017 – Committee on Foreign Affairs

on addressing human rights violations in the context of war crimes, and crimes against humanity, including genocide

(2016/2239(INI))

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the United Nations Convention on the Prevention …

Vital Marine Habitats Being Destroyed by Illegal Fishing Practices, Harmful Subsidies, Speakers Warn at United Nations Ocean Conference

Speakers in the United Nations Ocean Conference today tackled ways to combat illegal fishing practices that were destroying vital marine habitats, as well as eliminate the $35 billion in harmful subsidies that had led to …

Close $7 Billion Funding Gap in AIDS Response, Speakers Stress, Urging Assistance for At-Risk Females, as General Assembly Charts Progress towards Ending Pandemic

Despite global gains in the fight against the HIV and AIDS epidemic, some 1,800 young people a day were being newly infected with the virus and prevention rates among adults around the world had stalled, …

News in Brief 24 May 2017 – (AM)

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MINUSMA peacekeepers patrol the streets of Kidal, Mali. Photo: MINUSMA/Sylvain Liechti

UN determined to bring peace to Mali despite attacks: UN chief

Attacks against peacekeepers in Mali will not weaken …

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