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First Committee Delegates Call for Shifting Global Spending from Conventional Arms to Development, as Military Costs Top $1.7 Trillion

Burgeoning military expenditures were among an array of worrying trends, delegates told the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) today, as they highlighted the development challenges confronting Member States even as they sought to curb …

Ways to Strengthen and Expand Quality Health Care in Africa: IAEA at the World Health Summit

The critical role of the IAEA in expanding access to quality health care in Africa was highlighted at the World Health Summit in Berlin last week.

The Summit brought together some 2,000 leaders from academia,

Highlighting Ways to Stop Weapons Flowing into Vulnerable Regions, Delegates in First Committee Call for Stricter Export Controls

Illegal Guns Threaten Stability, They Say, Asking Arms-Producing States to Guard against Illicit Diversion of Shipments

Stemming the steady flow of conventional arms into vulnerable regions required proper export controls and improvements in the implementation …

General Assembly: First Committee

Note: Full coverage of today’s meeting of the First Committee will be available after the meeting’s conclusion.

Background

The First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) met to begin its thematic discussion on conventional weapons and hear …

Concluding General Debate on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Fourth Committee Approves 3 Draft Resolutions, 1 Decision

The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) approved four draft resolutions and a draft decision today, concluding its general debate on international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space.

By a recorded vote of …

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