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Shimon Peres, Nobel Winner And Giant of Israeli Politics, Dies at 93

Leading political figure served twice as prime minister, once as president and won Nobel peace prize. Shimon Peres, one of Israel’s defining political figures and a Nobel peace prize laureate, has died at the age of 93, two weeks after suffering a stroke. Peres had twice served as prime minister of …

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Who Fctc Exclusionary Measures In Breach Of Un Principles

President of International Tobacco Growers’ Association, Francois van der Merwe wrote a letter to UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon. We are deeply concerned to hear reports that the World Health Organisation’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) intends to ban dozens of “appointed and elected officials” representing tobacco-growing countries from participation in the …

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UN Chief Ban Ki-moon To Visit Georgia

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UN General-Secretary Ban Ki-moon embarks on a two-day tour in Georgia, MFA of Georgia reported. During his visit, UN official will meet Georgian legislative and executive authorities.  It should be noted that, it is the first time after 1994, when UN chief visits Georgia. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visits Georgia on a …

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International Day of Rural Women October 15

“The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have gender equality and women’s empowerment at their core, and include a target to “double the agricultural productivity and incomes of small-scale food producers, in particular, women”. Indeed, rural women are critical to the success of almost all of the 17 SDGs,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. …

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