Tag Archives: EU-Pacific

Peacekeeping Must Be More Flexible in Adapting to Evolving Threats, Top Officials Tell Special Committee as General Debate Opens

The United Nations must be more flexible, nimble and pragmatic in creating and managing peacekeeping operations in order to better prevent conflict and protect civilians in an increasingly complex world, the Special Committee on Peacekeeping …

Text adopted – EU-Cook Islands sustainable fisheries partnership agreement (Resolution) – P8_TA-PROV(2017)0020 – Tuesday, 14 February 2017 – Strasbourg – Provisional edition

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the draft Council decision (07592/2016),

–  having regard to the request for consent submitted by the Council in accordance with Article 43, Article 218(6), second subparagraph, point (a)(v), …

General Assembly Marks Tenth Anniversary of Convention on Enforced Disappearance amid Calls for Universal Ratification, Greater Prevention Efforts

Despite gains to end enforced disappearance and redress its harrowing legacy on families worldwide, the number of cases of one of the most egregious human rights violations was on the rise, parties to the Convention …

Amid Gains in Human Well-being, States Must Adapt National Plans, Forge Wide Partnerships for Greater Progress, Social Development Commission Hears

While the Copenhagen Declaration had helped countries make great strides in improving living conditions, the international community must now align its work with modern reality, speakers told the Commission on Social Development today, with some …

Success of 2030 Agenda Depends on Empowering Young People, Speakers Tell Social Development Commission, Stressing Perils of Exclusionary Economic Growth

The fifty-fifth session of the Commission for Social Development continued today, with participants casting a spotlight on challenges faced by young people, and the perils of growing inequality, as Governments strove to put the 2030 …

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