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Report – Recommendation to the Council on the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly – A8-0216/2017 – Committee on Foreign Affairs

to the Council concerning the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly

(2017/2041(INI))

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Charter of the United Nations,

–  having regard to the …

Report – Addressing human rights violations in the context of war crimes, and crimes against humanity, including genocide – A8-0222/2017 – Committee on Foreign Affairs

on addressing human rights violations in the context of war crimes, and crimes against humanity, including genocide

(2016/2239(INI))

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the United Nations Convention on the Prevention …

Focus on State Obligations to Assist Explosion Victims, as Conference Continues Negotiations on Legally Binding Instrument Banning Nuclear Weapons

The obligations of States parties to assist victims of nuclear weapons use or testing took centre stage today, with participants divided over whether to impose that primary burden on the nuclear weapons-possessor responsible, as the …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Press Conference

Just as a reminder that the Secretary-General will be giving a press conference tomorrow; start …

Obligations of States Parties Should Include Destroying Existing Nuclear Arsenals, Speakers Say, as Talks on Legally Binding Instrument Continue

Speakers voiced support for the requirement that all States parties destroy their existing nuclear arsenals, as the Conference convening to codify a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons and lead towards their total elimination …

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