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Working document – on European Court of Auditors’ Special Report 9/2017 (2016 Discharge): “EU support to fight human trafficking in South/South-East Asia” – PE 607.978v01-00 – Committee on Budgetary Control

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Human Cost of Arms Trafficking ‘Runs Deep’, Disarmament Chief Stresses as Security Council Debates Halting Illicit Trade on ‘Dark Web’

At a time of deepening regional tensions, expanding terrorist and criminal networks, and traditional and non‑traditional conflicts wreaking havoc on communities, the pressing issue of the spread of small arms, light weapons and their ammunition …

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.

**Migrants Day

Today is International Migrants Day.  In his message for the Day, the Secretary‑General stressed that …

Europe – the continent of solidarity: Joint Statement on the occasion of International Migrant Day

On the occasion of International Migrant Day on 18 December, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the Commission, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of …

News in Brief 15 December 2017 – Geneva (AM)

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A child carries his younger sister on his back. Both children are living on the street in Aweil, South Sudan. UNICEF/Rich

South Sudan’s violence is a tragedy for children: UNICEF