Outbreak of New Israel-Hamas Conflict ‘Almost a Certainty’, Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace Process Warns Security Council

United Nations, Egypt Behind Intensive Diplomatic Effort to Avert Fresh Military Confrontation, Says Nickolay MladenovThe outbreak of a new conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip is “almost a certainty” unless the international… Continue Reading

At Security Council Meeting on Maintaining International Peace, Speakers Propose Regional Mechanism to Foster Dialogue, Build Trust in Middle East, North Africa

Security Council members, particularly those with permanent seats, must overcome their differences and unite to tackle a complex web of conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa, speakers said during a day-long debate in which several Member States… Continue Reading

Statement: Briefing to French Parliament – Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly

I would like to thank the chair (Ms. Marielle de Sarnez) for hosting this meeting. I am pleased to be here in Paris and have opportunity to meet MPs, after previous bilateral exchanges in New-York.Presentation of the 2030 Agenda
As part of the 2030 Age… Continue Reading

Battle against Corruption Vital to 2030 Agenda, General Assembly President Tells High-level Commemoration of Anti-Corruption Treaty’s Adoption

Secretary-General Highlights Convention’s Near-Global Acceptance, Hails Money-Laundering Efforts of Nigeria, TunisiaThe battle against corruption was vital to the success of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, General Assembly … Continue Reading

Report – Recommendation to the Council, the Commission, and the EEAS on Libya – A8-0159/2018 – Committee on Foreign Affairs

to the Council, the Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on Libya


The European Parliament,

–  having regard to UN Security Cou… Continue Reading

Text adopted – Implementation of the EU external financing instruments: mid-term review 2017 and the future post-2020 architecture – P8_TA-PROV(2018)0119 – Wednesday, 18 April 2018 – Strasbourg – Provisional edition

The European Parliament,–  having regard to Regulation (EU) No 232/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014 establishing a European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI)(1)
,–  having regard to Regulation (EU) No… Continue Reading