Tag: Environment

Motion for a resolution on mercy killings in Uganda – B8-2018-0173

| March 13, 2018

The European Parliament,

- having regard its previous resolutions

- having regard to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights;

- having regard the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

- having regard to the United Nations …

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General Assembly Adopts Resolution Seeking Alignment of Efforts to End Illicit Diamond Trade, Achieve 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

| March 7, 2018

The General Assembly, welcoming progress made by the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme to break links between the diamond trade and conflict, today adopted a consensus resolution aimed at intensifying that work and aligning it with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.…

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Full Participation of Youth in Decision-making Key to Shaping Brighter Future for All, Social Development Commission Hears as General Debate Continues

| February 2, 2018

Younger generations must have readily available tools enabling their full participation in decision‑making arenas to better shape a brighter future for all, the Commission for Social Development heard today as it continued its general debate.

“We live in a non‑linear …

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Commission for Social Development

| February 1, 2018

Note: Complete coverage will be available at the conclusion of today's meetings.

Briefing by Youth Delegate

RUXANDA RENITA, a youth representative speaking on behalf of the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth, briefed the Commission on the …

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Speakers Discuss Ways Young People Can Help Implement Sustainable Development, as Economic and Social Council Youth Forum Concludes

| February 1, 2018

Concluding the second day of the two‑day Economic and Social Council Youth Forum, young people and representatives of Government and civil society gathered to share their findings on how youth could help implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and help …

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