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‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in Asia only last summer, where they now threaten to cost farmers from India to Thailand, billions of dollars ...
Venezuela: ‘A worrying destabilizing factor in the region’, Bachelet tells Human Rights Council Expressing deep concern at the “magnitude and gravity of the human rights impact” of Venezuela’s current crisis, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said on Wednesday that the country had become “a worrying destabilizing factor in the region.”
UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader to life imprisonment A United Nations appeals court on Wednesday increased the 40-year sentence initially imposed on Radovan Karadžić, former leader of the Republika Srpksa region of Bosnia and head of the Bosnian-Serb Army, to life imprisonment.
Libya stands at a ‘critical juncture’, UN mission head tells Security Council Predicting that the “days ahead will prove foundational to the years ahead for Libyans and the region”, the top United Nations official in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday, that it was no exaggeration to describe the oil-rich ...
Global South cooperation ‘vital’ to climate change fight, development, Guterres tells historic Buenos Aires summit South-South cooperation is key to the world’s sustainable development and the fight against global warming said the United Nations Secretary-General on Wednesday, as the opening session of the Second UN Conference on South-South Cooperation got underway in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires. 
Commissioner Mimica visits Argentina to promote triangular cooperation European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 March 2019 Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica is on an official visit to Buenos Aires to promote innovative multilateral partnerships for sustainable development, in particular triangular cooperation, and to discuss ...
EU report: Stepping up bilateral cooperation with the perspective of concluding a new comprehensive EU-Azerbaijan agreement European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 March 2019 Over the last year, EU-Azerbaijan cooperation has intensified: Partnership Priorities were endorsed; high-level security and transport dialogues launched; improvements to human rights and fundamental freedoms sought. Concluding a new comprehensive bilateral ...
Syria crisis: EU mobilises renewed international support, record overall pledge of €8.3 billion for 2019 and beyond European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 March 2019 From 12-14 March 2019 the European Union and the United Nations co-chaired the Brussels III Conference. As well as renewing support to a lasting political solution to end the Syria crisis, ...
Africa-Europe Alliance: European Commission committed to a sustainable African agri-food sector European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 March 2019 Africa-Europe Alliance: European Commission committed to a sustainable African agri-food sector. The Task Force for Rural Africa delivered today its final report, an agri-food and rural agenda for the new ‘Africa-Europe ...
EU and Overseas Countries and Territories boost cooperation at annual Forum with €44 million European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 March 2019 At the 17th OCT-EU Forum in Papeete (Tahiti) today, the EU discussed its future partnership with Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) and signed five cooperation programmes benefiting EU OCTs, totalling €44 ...

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