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Daily Archives: November 1, 2017

UNGA Accredits International Court of Justice Report

THE HAGUE (ABC Live): International Court of Justice Report : On  26 October 2017, President of the International Court of Justice, Mr. Ronny Abraham, addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York on the occasion of the presentation of the Court’s Report for the period from 1 August 2016 to 31 July 2017. In his speech, the President first …

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World Cities Day Asks Innovations in Local Governance

New York (ABC Live): World Cities Day : Marking World Cities Day, a senior United Nations official on Tuesday spotlighted the need to find innovate ways to govern cities, as more than half of the world’s population live in urban areas. “The scope and speed at which people access information and interact among themselves is unprecedented in history, and institutions …

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Emissions Gap Report Points Gaps in Mitigations Efforts

New York (ABC Live): Emissions Gap Report : Pledges made under the Paris Agreement are only a third of what is required by 2030 to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, pointing to the urgent need to boost efforts by both government and non-government actors, the United Nations environment wing said on Tuesday. “One year after the Paris Agreement entered into …

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Multilateralism to Counter Doctrines of Rejection: UNESCO

New York (ABC Live): Multilateralism :Multilateralism is facing challenges just when it is most needed, senior United Nations officials told a UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) forum in Paris on Tuesday, calling for a “new humanism” to counter rising doctrines of withdrawal and rejection of others. “If we want the next generation to be born into a better …

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