Signing Paris climate pact paves way for early implementation

UNITED NATIONS, April 22, 2016 (Xinhua) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon(C) declares the conclusion of the High-Level Event for the Signature of the Paris Agreement, at the UN headquarters in New York, April 22, 2016. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

by Xinhua Writers Kong Xiaohan, Shi Xiaomeng…

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AFPTV Agenda

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MANILA: Interview with Philippines VP candidate Bongbong Marcos, son of former leader Ferdinand. 0700 GMT


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Text adopted – European fishing sector and the EU-Thailand free trade agreement – P7_TA(2014)0210 – Wednesday, 12 March 2014 – Strasbourg – Final edition

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to Article 3(5) of the Treaty on European Union on the EU’s relations with the rest of the world,

–  having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1005/2008 of 29 September 2008 establishing a Community system to prevent, deter …

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EU to support over 2,300,000 children in 42 countries with education in emergency situations

Today the European Commission has announced a €52 million humanitarian aid package aimed specifically at educational projects for children in emergency situations in 2016. The package reflects the Commission's prior commitment to allocate 4% of its humanitarian aid budget to education.

The funding will support …

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Q&A – EU supports educational projects for children in situations of emergency

What is the situation of children in emergency-affected countries? What is the impact of crises on education?

Children are among the most vulnerable victims during and in the immediate aftermath of crises. They are at high risk of being separated from their families or forcibly …

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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:

  • Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall – Deputy Secretary, Department of Energy
  • Jess L. Baily –
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Speech: Thriving in a global economy

European Commission

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Karel De Gucht

European Commissioner for Trade

Thriving in a global economy

Launch: “Spirits: A European Power House for Trade”

Brussels, 25 June 2014

Ladies and gentlemen,

The international success of the European spirits industry is based on tradition.

Consumers …

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Oceans Roundtable

MS. HARF: Hi everybody. Thank you to everyone for coming today. For those of you who I haven’t met, I’m Marie Harf. I’m the deputy spokesperson here. We’ll be moderating today’s discussion. We have several very distinguished speakers with us: Under Secretary of State for …

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Speech: How can we do better for the world’s hungry: lessons learned from the EU-WFP partnership

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European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Kristalina GEORGIEVA EU Commissioner for international cooperation, humanitarian aid and crisis response Speech: Opening the Executive Board meeting of the World Food Programme Rome, 3 June 2014 It is a great honour to join you
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