Monthly Archives: December 2015

Government of Canada Reestablishes Market Access for Beef and Veal to South Korea

December 31, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, today announced that South Korea has …

Collaboration, information sharing key to addressing peacekeeping issues

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The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) conducts a training exercise in riot control for its peacekeepers in Juba. UN File Photo/JC McIlwaine

The UN Security Council has issued a …

Improved dialogue needed between UN and troop- and police-contributors, says Security Council

31 December 2015 – The Security Council today, noting “frustrations on all sides,” highlighted the need to improve dialogue between the United Nations Secretariat and the countries that provide troops and police personnel for the …

UN and Africa – Year Ahead 2016

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Hervé Ladsous,(centre).UN Photo/Abdul Fatai

Protecting citizens expected to be major challenge for UN in 2016

Protecting citizens is expected to be a major challenge for the United Nations in 2016, …

International Year of Pulses set to get underway

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Logo for the International Year of Pulses. (FAO).

The United Nations has declared 2016 as the “International Year of Pulses“.

Dried beans and peas make up the pulse …