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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 …

Answer – Sustainability in EU FTAs in the context of the EU Court of Justice ruling – E-005347/2017

The European Court of Justice’s opinion given in the context of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement clarifies the division of competences between the European Union and its Member States for concluding free trade agreements (FTA). …

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 …

Notice to members – Petition No 1519/2016 by Carmen Méndez Altozano (Spanish) on a high-voltage power line construction project in Fuerteventura – PE 609.456v02-00 – Committee on Petitions

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Entrepreneur Urges Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Benefit of All in Second Committee, Economic and Social Council Joint Meeting

Delegates Debate Eradication of Poverty, Development Issues in Afternoon Meeting

New technology would be central to achieving development goals, with artificial intelligence (AI) leveraged to process data on health, commerce, communications and transportation, entrepreneur Stephen …

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