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Around 2.5 billion more people will be living in cities by 2050, projects new UN report

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Owing to both demographic shifts and overall population growth, that means that around 2.5 billion people could be added to urban areas by the middle of the century, predicts the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs ( 276 more words

The European Sting

UN REPORT: 2018 Preparatory Committee of the 2020 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference

by Jonathan Frerichs
Pax Christi International Representative, UN in Geneva

Note: The 2018 Preparatory Committee of the 2020 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference took place in Geneva from 23/4 through 4/5/18. 574 more words

Peace

UN REPORT: The United Nations’ conception of “peacekeeping” evolving, recognising the need for building and sustaining peace

by Mary T. Yelenick
Main Representative, UN-NGO Delegation of Pax Christi International

The United Nations’ concept of “peacekeeping” has historically centered upon the provision of humanitarian aid and the deployment of UN-member nation troops abroad, in an effort to maintain, through that third-party military presence, a cessation of active warfare in the host country. 757 more words

Peace

Trinidad: "Voted the Trinidad and Tobago is Happiest Country in the Caribbean, Says UN Report"

A United Nations (UN) report says Trinidad and Tobago is the happiest Caribbean nation on earth – at least when compared to a handful of other regional countries surveyed for the  138 more words

News

Tory Paul Scully MP - and His 'NO' Vote Against Animal Sentience (in Historical Context)

Dear Mr Paul Scully MP

Given the appalling Tory ‘Human Rights’ record in the UK since 2010, it is alarming and disturbing to witness the recent Tory attack on ‘Animal Rights’, with a collective ‘no’ vote to incorporating the concept of ‘animal sentience’ into UK Law after any Brexit deal. 323 more words

Leftwing Political Analysis

Khan Shaykhun -- UN Report Paradoxical; Real Experts Needed

So, if it becomes clear that Al Qaeda tricked President Trump not only would he be responsible for violating international law and killing innocent people, but he and virtually the entire Western political establishment along with the major news media would look like Al Qaeda’s “useful idiots.”

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Syria

Βγαίνουν και από πάνω οι Μόγγολοι, εγείροντας θέμα λεγόμενης απομόνωσης των Τ/κ  

ΚΑΙ ΓΙΑΤΙ ΝΑ ΜΗΝ ΕΧΟΥΝ ΤΕΤΟΙΟ ΘΡΑΣΟΣ ΟΤΑΝ ΑΠΕΝΑΝΤΙ ΤΟΥΣ ΕΧΟΥΝ “ΜΙΑΝ ΕΚΛΙΠΟΎΣΑ” ΚΙ ΕΝΑ ΠΡΟΕΔΡΟ ΓΙΑ ΤΑ… ΠΑΝΗΓΥΡΙΑ;

Την έκθεση του Γ.Γ. του ΟΗΕ για το Κυπριακό επικρίνει το τουρκικό Υπουργείο Εξωτερικών, αναφέροντας ότι δεν αντικατοπτρίζει καθαρά τις πραγματικότητες και δεν καλύπτονται οι προσδοκίες τους.

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