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Strong Social Protections, Food Systems Key to Ending Poverty, Hunger, Speakers Stress, as High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Continues

Beginning its review of progress made in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, the High-Level Political Forum today took an in‑depth look at country-level efforts to achieve the first two Goals on the eradication …

ECOSOC: High-Level Political Forum

Note: A complete summary of today’s Economic and Social Council meeting will be available after its conclusion.

Panel I

The first panel of the day was titled “review of SDGs implementation:  SDG 1”, and was …

Text adopted – EU-Philippines Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation (resolution) – P8_TA(2016)0263 – Wednesday, 8 June 2016 – Strasbourg – Final edition

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the draft Council decision (05431/2015),

–  having regard to the draft Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation between the European Union and its Member States, of the one …

Slave labour? Death rate doubles for migrant domestic workers in Lebanon

A woman with a pink cloth wrapped around her head climbs out of a window on the fourth floor of a residential building. She peers at the ground far below, clutching onto the window ledge …

Poverty Cannot Be Measured by Income Alone, Participants Tell Economic and Social Council as 2017 Integration Segment Opens

Former Malawi President Says Most of World’s 760 Million Poor People Live in Africa, Likely to Be Young, Female

Describing poverty as a multi-dimensional phenomenon that could not be measured by income alone, several speakers …

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