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The Government of Spain, the regional government of the Basque Country and the United Nations open the Alliance 2030 Secretariat in Bilbao

Bilbao, Spain, October 31, 2022. The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and Chair of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group, Amina Mohammed; Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat), Maymouna Mohamed Sharif; Associate Administrator and Director, Office of Policy and Program Support, United Nations Development Programme, Haoliang Shaw Spanish Minister of …

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The Geneva chapter on counter-terrorism provokes China’s blocking of the UN’s move to designate global terrorists

years | Updated: November 27, 2022 22:39 he is Geneva [Switzerland]27 November (ANI): The International Center for Counter-Terrorism Geneva raised the issue of China obstructing the UN’s move to designate global terrorists while honoring the victims of the 11/26 Mumbai terror attacks on its 14th anniversary.The group organized an important conference titled “Let’s raise the …

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A seaplane soars above traffic as Boston gets closer to New York than ever

The fastest trip to Manhattan by land, sea or air takes just 20 seconds to catch the wind. That’s how long it took for Tailwind Air’s Cessna Grand Caravan seaplane to start climbing high above the seaport. Bumper-to-bumper traffic is someone else’s problem when you’re on the one-hour commute to New York City that brings …

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An American football briefly smears the Iranian flag on social media

The US Soccer Federation briefly displayed Iran’s national flag on social media without the Islamic Republic’s logo, saying the move supports protesters in Iran ahead of the World Cup match between the two countries on Tuesday. The Iranian government responded by accusing America of removing the name of God from its national flag. The US …

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An American football briefly smears the Iranian flag on social media

The US Soccer Federation briefly displayed Iran’s national flag on social media without the Islamic Republic’s logo, saying the move supports protesters in Iran ahead of the World Cup match between the two countries on Tuesday. The Iranian government responded by accusing America of removing the name of God from its national flag. The US …

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A UN official worries that males may “abuse” the new GRA bill

A United Nations official has raised concerns that controversial new gender legislation could be abused by predatory men. Reem Al-Salem, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women and girls, wrote to the UK government this week to convey her concerns about the bill. The Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill aims to change how a …

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The United Nations Wildlife Refuge (CITES) promotes the protection of sharks and turtles

A lemon shark, of the family Carcharhinidae, swims towards a group of divers and surrounds a bait box, followed by a fish looking to get a bite of the shark’s food, during a shark dive off Jupiter, Florida on February 11, 2022. | Image source: AFP An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some …

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The United Nations Wildlife Refuge (CITES) promotes the protection of sharks and turtles

A lemon shark, of the family Carcharhinidae, swims towards a group of divers and surrounds a bait box, followed by a fish looking to get a bite of the shark’s food, during a shark dive off Jupiter, Florida on February 11, 2022. | Image source: AFP An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some …

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Minister: Vietnam is ready to contribute more to the United Nations peacekeeping policy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son (Source: VNA) Hanoi – Foreign Minister Bui Than Son affirmed Vietnam’s readiness to continue contributing to United nations Peacekeeping operations, while meeting with visiting UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix in Hanoi on November 25.The host stressed the significant contributions of UN peacekeeping operations to efforts to …

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