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States Must Step Up Efforts to Check Spread of Deadly Weapons as Non-State Actors Exploit Rapid Technological Advances, Speakers Tell Security Council

In tackling drones, 3D printing, the dark web and other emerging threats hindering non-proliferation efforts, States must bolster their efforts as well as technological advances in order to combat the spread of weapons of mass destruction and keep them out …

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Universal Access to Medicines, Technologies Essential for Human Well-being, Secretary-General Says, Encouraging Compliance with Health Panel’s Findings

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on the report of the High-level Panel on Access to Medicines — “Promoting Innovation and Access to Health Technologies”, in New York today:

Despite great scientific progress, all countries, from the poorest to …

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News in Brief 16 November 2016 (AM)

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Photo: ICC-CPI/Max Koot (file photo)

"Collective shoulder" needs to be put behind international court

The "collective shoulder" of the international community needs to be put behind the …