Tag Archives: Culture

Concluding Session, Second Committee Passes 14 Draft Resolutions, Including Texts on Macroeconomic Policy, Trade Liberalization

The Second Committee (Economic and Financial) today concluded its work for the main part of the General Assembly’s seventy‑second session, approving 14 draft resolutions including texts on macroeconomic policy questions.

A draft on “international trade and …

Speakers in General Assembly Urge Greater Efforts to Realize Two-State Solution 70 Years after Adoption of Resolution Partitioning Palestine

Noting that today marked 70 years since the adoption of a United Nations resolution to partition Palestine, speakers stressed the need to capture momentum, redouble efforts and through dialogue and diplomacy achieve a two‑State solution, as …

No quick fixes in ‘countering violent extremism’

Since 9/11, Western countries have increasingly invested in programmes to prevent transnational jihadism. These include militarised measures but also “softer” civic interventions under the banner of ‘countering violent extremism’ (CVE).

An example is funding social …

Report – Annual Report on the implementation of the Common Foreign and Security Policy – A8-0350/2017 – Committee on Foreign Affairs

on the Annual Report on the implementation of the Common Foreign and Security Policy

(2017/2121(INI))

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Annual Report from the Council to the European Parliament on …

Violence, Hatred, Piracy, Cross-Border Crime Pose Dire Threat to Mediterranean Stability, Secretary-General Tells Security Council

The Mediterranean was a global junction of mutually enriching cultures, societies and economies, but violence and hatred were threatening that dynamism, to the detriment of the entire world, the Secretary‑General of the United Nations told …