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Governments Must Regulate Extra-Custodial Use of Force to Prevent Torture within National Jurisdictions, Special Rapporteur Tells Third Committee

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) discussed the prohibition of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment with mandate-holders and treaty body representatives today, as it opened broader debate on the …

Consent, Participation of Indigenous Peoples in Decisions Affecting Them Vital to Advancing Their Rights, Special Rapporteur Tells Third Committee

Recognition and inclusion of indigenous peoples were central to the promotion of peace, human rights and sustainable development, said speakers as the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian & Cultural) held its discussion on the matter.

Victoria …

Press statement by Michel Barnier following the fifth round of Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom

Good afternoon to all of you.

Ladies and gentlemen, dear David,

Theresa May’s Florence speech has given these negotiations much needed momentum.

We worked constructively this week. We clarified certain points. But without making any …

Statement following meeting with the Prime Minister of Republic of Mali

Press Release



European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, met with the Prime Minister of Mali, Abdoulaye Idrissa Maiga in Brussels on Thursday.

President Tajani stated:

“Mali is a privileged EU partner and Africa is

Written question – Need to cancel plans for the European Defence Fund – E-006029/2017

The new defence plan marks the beginning of the full militarisation of the EU. It calls for investment in defence and security to make the EU a stronger partner in the military sector. It suggests the establishment …

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