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General Assembly Takes Action on Second Committee Reports by Adopting 41 Texts, also Passes Overhaul of United Nations Peace, Security Pillar

Increasing Official Development Assistance, Updating Bank Policies to Support 2030 Agenda among Resolutions Approved

Gearing up to implement the international community’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the General Assembly today adopted 41 resolutions and two related decisions aimed …

News in Brief 05 December 2017 (PM)

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CAPTION: MINUSCA Peacekeepers Patrol PK5 Neighbourhood in Bangui, CAR. Photo: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

“Another big loss” as 14th peacekeeper this year is killed in CAR

The death of a …

New FAO report reveals food insecurity, nutrition problems in Europe and Central Asia

Photo: ©FAO/Rustam Shagaev

Farmers in Uzbekistan.

4 December 2017, Budapest/Rome The countries of Europe and Central Asia have made good progress reducing the prevalence of undernourishment, but some 14.3 million women and men in the region are still …

Daily News 29 / 11 / 2017

Intellectual property: Protecting Europe’s know-howand innovation leadership 

The Commission today presents measures to ensure that intellectual property rights (IPR) are well protected, thereby encouraging European companies, in particular SMEs and start-ups, to invest in …

The future of food and farming – Communication on the Common Agricultural Policy post-2020

Why is a new reform necessary?

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is one of the oldest policies of the European Union (EU). It successfully fulfilled its original objectives of securing supply of good quality, safe …