Tag Archives: EU-Africa

Lessons Learned from Action Plan on Iran Nuclear Programme Could Help De-escalate Korean Peninsula Tensions, Speakers Tell Security Council

United States Calls Pyongyang Non-proliferation ‘Case Study’, While Russian Federation Cites Fate of Former Iraqi, Libyan Leaders

The de-escalation of tensions on the Korean Peninsula should flow from the lessons generated by the diplomacy that …

Written question – Impact on the wine sector of free trade agreements between the EU and Australia and New Zealand – E-005571/2017

Following the announcement of negotiations to establish free trade agreements between the EU and Australia and New Zealand, the wine sector has voiced concerns that opening up trade to those countries could jeopardise the already …

Written question – Alleged deal with Libyan militias to stem migrant flows – E-005531/2017

According to a report by The Associated Press, Libyan security officials and militia members have revealed that the country’s government in Tripoli has allegedly paid militias, which are also implicated in human trafficking, to stem …

Better Prevention, Mediation, Peacebuilding Can Reduce ‘Unrealistic and Dangerous’ Demands on Peacekeepers, Secretary-General Tells Security Council

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Security Council high-level open debate on “Peacekeeping Operations Regarding the Reform of United Nations Peacekeeping:  Implementation and Follow-Up”, in New York today:

I thank this month’s …

Security Council Reaffirms Primary Role of States in Preventing Conflict, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2378 (2017) on Peacekeeping Reform

The “primacy of politics” — including through mediation, ceasefire monitoring and assisting in the implementation of peace accords — should be the hallmark of the United Nations approach to resolving conflict, by the terms of …

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