Berlin hosts ‘different’ Cyprus reunification talks

By |november 26th, 2019|António Guterres, Cyprus reunification, Mustafa Akinci, News, Nikos Anastasiades, Northern Cyprus, United Nations|

UN chief António Guterres said Monday (25 November) he agreed to work towards setting up a new round of informal talks with rival Cypriot leaders, after the parties acknowledged at a Berlin meeting that any fresh discussions "must be different".

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No progress in UN talks on regulating lethal autonomous weapons

By |november 22nd, 2019|China, European Defence Fund, laws, Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, News, pesco, Russia, United Nations, United States|

Attempts to regulate lethal autonomous weapon systems (LAWs), often dubbed as “killer robots”, have once again ended in a stalemate as UN talks in November produced few results. Europe, meanwhile, is struggling with its role in the regulation efforts.

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Global climate laws threatened by rise in investor-state disputes

By |oktober 21st, 2019|Climate Change, climate protection, Court Cases, international arbitration, investment, investor-state disupte settlement, ISDS, News, Strabag, United Nations, Vattenfall|

A global rise in investor lawsuits against nation-sates is putting climate protection laws under threat, activists warn. Now, the EU is pushing to set up its own investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) system. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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UN summit day #3 : SDGs in the spotlight

By |september 25th, 2019|Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Jair Messias Bolsonaro, News, SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals, United Nations|

Over this special series on the UN climate action summit (23 September) and SDGs summit (24-25 September), EURACTIV gives you a glimpse into the goings on in New York and what is driving the conversation there. In this edition: A radical change of the ...

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UN sets constitution committee for Syria, but hopes to end war muted

By |september 24th, 2019|António Guterres, Federica Mogherini, News, Syria war, United Nations|

The United Nations announced Monday (23 September) the long-awaited creation of a constitution-writing committee on Syria that will include the government and opposition, but it remained to be seen if the step could finally end the civil war.

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No Brexit breakthrough as Tusk, Johnson meet in New York

By |september 24th, 2019|Boris Johnson, Brexit, Charles Michel, Donald Tusk, Irish backstop, Michel Barnier, News, United Nations|

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson reiterated a call for "flexibility" from the EU in Brexit talks during a meeting with Council President Donald Tusk in New York Monday (23 September) that failed to yield a breakthrough.

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Trump says US ‘locked and loaded’ for potential response to Saudi oil attack

By |september 16th, 2019|António Guterres, Donald Trump, Iran, Mike Pompeo, News, Saudi Arabia, terrorism, United Nations, war by proxy, Yemen|

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday (15 September) that the United States was "locked and loaded" for a potential response to the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, after a senior official in his administration said Iran was to blame.

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Israel approves new settlement 2 days before polls

By |september 16th, 2019|Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, Israel, Israeli settlements, Jews, News, Palestinians, United Nations, West Bank|

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government approved a new settlement in the occupied West Bank on Sunday (15 September), two days ahead of a closely fought election as he seeks to boost turnout among his right-wing base.

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US, France, Britain may be complicit in Yemen war crimes, UN report says

By |september 3rd, 2019|Britain, France, Houthis, Michelle Bachelet, News, Saudi Arabia, United Nations, United States, war crimes, Yemen Civil War|

The United States, Britain and France may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen by arming and providing intelligence and logistics support to a Saudi-led coalition that starves civilians as a war tactic, the United Nations said on Tuesday (3 September).

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EU calls ‘unacceptable’ the tensions at Georgia occupation line

By |avgust 30th, 2019|Federica Mogherini, frozen conflicts, Georgia, News, OSCE, Russia, Russia-Georgia war, South Ossetia, United Nations|

The ambassador of the EU to Georgia called “unacceptable” on Friday (30 August) the tensions and confrontational language at the “border” between Georgia and its occupied territory of South Ossetia.

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