World ‘Nearing Critical Point of No Return’ on Climate Change, Delegate Warns, as Second Committee Debates Sustainable Development

Lowering greenhouse gas emissions and switching to renewable energy sources are key to a sustainable future threatened by climate change, delegates told the Second Committee (Economic ... Continue Reading →

Report – Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Seychelles amending the Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Seychelles on the short-stay visa waiver – A8-0302/2018 – Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

DRAFT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the Union, of the Agreement between the European Union and ... Continue Reading →

Secretary-General Calls for Renewed Commitment to Rules-Based Order, Reformed, Reinvigorated, Strengthened Multilateral System, as General Debate Opens

With the world suffering from a bad case of “trust deficit disorder”, its leaders must not only advance the welfare of their people, but also promote a reformed, reinvigorated ... Continue Reading →

Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in torture tools

On Monday, 24 September, the Alliance for Torture-Free Trade agreed to step up the pace of its efforts and work towards a United Nations instrument - such as a binding convention - ... Continue Reading →

Nelson Mandela Peace Summit Unanimously Adopts Declaration, Resolving to ‘Move Beyond Words’, Redouble Efforts towards Peaceful, Prosperous, Fair World

Unanimously adopting a political declaration at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit, nearly 100 Heads of State and Government, Ministers, Member States and representatives of civil society ... Continue Reading →