Europe ‘leadership’ in climate change is ‘essential’, says UN head

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has called on European leaders to reach a decision on a climate package ‘as soon as possible’.

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More to do in global fight against malaria says UN chief

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has told policymakers and stakeholders that “health is the greatest wealth” during a Roll back malaria event in Brussels.

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UN IPCC report says certainty of climate change being human in origin is ’95 per cent’

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According to the United Nations’ latest climate science report, the existence of climate change is “unequivocal” and it is at least 95 per cent certain that human activities are the principal cause.

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Press freedom around the world ‘under attack’

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On the 20th anniversary of world press freedom day, policymakers and stakeholders have spoken of the importance of press freedom and how journalists upholding this fundamental human right are finding themselves “under attack”.

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Ashton welcomes UN arms trade treaty

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The UN arms trade treaty (ATT) has been adopted by a huge majority, despite attempts by Iran, North Korea and Syria to block the move.

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