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Intense Debate, Close Voting as Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Digital-age Privacy Take Centre Stage in Third Committee

Delegates Approve 12 Draft Resolutions for Action by General Assembly

Sexual orientation and gender identity, as well as issues of privacy in the digital age, were the subjects of close votes and contentious debate today …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.


My guest today will be Dr. Joan Clos, the Secretary-General of the Habitat III Conference and …

Text adopted – EU-Russia summit – P7_TA(2014)0101 – Thursday, 6 February 2014 – Strasbourg – Final edition

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to its previous resolutions on Russia,

–  having regard to the existing Agreement on partnership and cooperation (PCA) establishing a partnership between the European Communities and their Member States, …

Address by Minister Freeland to World Trade Organization's 10th Ministerial Conference

December 17, 2015 – Nairobi, Kenya

Check Against Delivery

Madame President, ministers, excellencies, delegates, and ladies and gentlemen.

Canada is a trading nation.

As are all the countries present today.

Trade can be an agent …

Near East: Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Visit to Iraq

MODERATOR: [Senior State Department Official] will have some opening remarks. And then, as per usual, we’ll go around and take a question from everybody in the room. So with that, I’ll turn it over to …

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