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In Jerusalem and Gaza, Ban urges âcourageous stepsâ for lasting two-State solution
Following a meeting this morning in Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the leader to take the âcourageous stepsâ necessary for a negotiated two-State solution in order to bring lasting peace, security and dignity for the people of both Israel and Palestine.
French centre-right presidential hopefuls set out their vision for EU reform
The centre-right frontrunner for the 2017 French presidential election will be picked in the autumn. All the main hopefuls for nomination have begun to set out their vision for future EU integration. Open Europeâs Vincenzo Scarpetta takes a closer look at their key proposals.
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Leaving the EU: what comes next for the UK?
What is the process for leaving the EU? How long might the exit process take? What are the alternative options for the UK-EU relationship? Open Europe lays out the answers to add some clarity following the UK’s vote for leaving the EU.
How to leave the EU and what comes next for the UK?
What is the process for the UK to leave the EU? How long might the exit process take? What are the alternative options for the UK-EU relationship? Open Europe lays out the answers to add some clarity following the UK’s vote to leave the EU.
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FEATURE: Ahead of Security Council elections, General Assembly President explains how a country can get a non-permanent seat
At the United Nations General Assembly tomorrow morning â and for the first time in June, as part of revitalization efforts in the Assembly â elections will be held to fill five non-permanent seats on the Security Council.
UNESCO chief urges probe into killing of journalist in Mexico
The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today called for an investigation into the killing of journalist Zamira Esther Bautista in Ciudad Victoria, the capital of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas.
UN Security Council strongly condemns deadly Al-Shabaab attack on Mogadishu hotel
The United Nations Security Council has âcondemned in the strongest termsâ a recent deadly attack by Al-Shabaab on a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu that killed several people, including a serving government minister.
Secretary-General condemns killing of UN peacekeeper in Central African Republic
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the recent killing in Bangui of a peacekeeper serving with the UN operation in the Central African Republic (CAR), his spokesman said today.
Ban names humanitarian coordinator in Syria as new Deputy Special Representative for Liberia
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Yacoub El Hillo of Sudan as his Deputy Special Representative in the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), succeeding Antonio Vigilante of Italy, who concluded his assignment on 15 June 2016.
UN allocates $13 million from emergency fund to support people in north-eastern Nigeria
The top United Nations relief official today released $13 million from a fund that supports rapid humanitarian responses â known as the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) â to provide life-saving assistance to 250,000 people in areas of north-east Nigeria that have just become accessible.