Category: EU-Pacific

Speakers Welcome Reform Proposals of UN Development System, Urge Faster Realization of 2030 Agenda, as Economic and Social Council Concludes High-Level Segment

The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development concluded its third annual meeting today with speakers welcoming proposed sweeping reforms to the United Nations development system, warning of the impact of climate change, and calling for faster implementation of the Sustainable …

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On Day 2 of HLPF Ministerial Segment, 21 Countries Present VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States

17 July 2018: The ECOSOC High-level Segment/Ministerial Meeting of the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) featured three sessions on Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs). Twenty-one countries presented their reports: Albania; Latvia; Niger; …

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Government Officials Highlight National Efforts to Make Cities Safe, Bring Potable Water, Modern Energy Services to All, as High-Level Political Forum Continues

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Senior Government officials described national efforts to ensure access to drinking water, provide modern energy services and make cities safe for all, as the general debate of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development moved into

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Government Officials Highlight National Efforts to Make Cities Safe, Bring Potable Water, Modern Energy Services to All, as High-Level Political Forum Continues

Senior Government officials described national efforts to ensure access to drinking water, provide modern energy services and make cities safe for all, as the general debate of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development moved into its second day.

“As …

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Donald Trump: An emperor or disaster on the world stage?

The Donald Trump presidency in the US harkens to a period when protectionism dominated world politics. He heralds the revival of supremacy that invigorates his base through a hegemonic exhibition of exclusion and admonishment congruently derailing allies and foes.

The …

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Queen's Birthday Honours list 2018 in full – from famous names to Britain's unsung heroes Mirror 55 mins ago

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Football legend “King” Kenny Dalglish has become Sir Kenny as he leads more than 1,000 people receiving gongs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

The former Liverpool striker and manager, 67, is knighted …

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Queen's Birthday Honours list 2018 in full – from famous names to Britain's unsung heroes Mirror 24 mins ago

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Football legend “King” Kenny Dalglish has become Sir Kenny as he leads more than 1,000 people receiving gongs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

The former Liverpool striker and manager, 67, is knighted …

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Queen's Birthday Honours list 2018 in full – from famous names to Britain's unsung heroes

Football legend “King” Kenny Dalglish has become Sir Kenny as he leads more than 1,000 people receiving gongs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

The former Liverpool striker and manager, 67, is knighted for services to football, charity and the City …

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South Sudan: Navigating the Competing Interests of Regional Actors in South Sudan

By Luka Kuol

Regional considerations have always played a prominent role in South Sudan’s security landscape. Indeed, the country was born from a regional fissure between what are today Sudan and South Sudan. This schism has been subsequently shaped and …

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