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UN chief to visit storm-ravaged islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica this weekend
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Tuesday, 03 October 2017
UN chief to visit storm-ravaged islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica this weekend
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today that he will be visiting hurricane hit islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica this Saturday to survey the damage caused by multiple storms and what more the UN can do help people recover.Read Full Article ...
 
Major new UN report sets course towards ‘pollution-free planet’
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Thursday, 28 September 2017
Major new UN report sets course towards ‘pollution-free planet’
While pollution has considerably negative impacts on human health and ecosystems, it is controllable and avoidable through political leadership, high-level cha...
 
In UN address, Venezuela decries effects of capitalism as enemy of Mother Nature
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Sunday, 24 September 2017
In UN address, Venezuela decries effects of capitalism as enemy of Mother Nature
Echoing the sentiments of other speakers from the Latin American and Caribbean, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Venezuela told the United Nations today tha...
 
Cluster of extreme weather events leave no doubt climate change is real, Caribbean nations tell UN
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Saturday, 23 September 2017
Cluster of extreme weather events leave no doubt climate change is real, Caribbean nations tell UN
The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Trinidad and Tobago, echoing other senior government officials today and throughout the General Assembly’s annual general d...
 
Global challenges ‘a litmus test’ for leadership, Nepal Prime Minister tells UN Assembly
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Friday, 22 September 2017
Global challenges ‘a litmus test’ for leadership, Nepal Prime Minister tells UN Assembly
Noting that amid a complex and polarized environment, the global community faces challenges that include terrorism, climate change and mass migration, the Prim...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.