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ACP-EU: High time to tackle the common causes of #Terrorism, #Impunity and #Famine

ACP-EU: High time to tackle the common causes of #Terrorism, #Impunity and #Famine

MEPs and ACP members called for common causes behind terrorism, famine and impunity to be tackled: poverty, bad governance, corruption and armed conflict.  During 33rd session of the Joint Parliamentary Assembly of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries and European Union (EU) Member States, members debated impunity on crimes against humanity with Sidiki Kaba, President of the […]

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Still much to be done, CAR president tells Foreign Affairs Committee

Still much to be done, CAR president tells Foreign Affairs Committee

“The Central African Republic is doing much better. There is a clear improvement even if it is still very fragile,” CAR’s interim president Catherine Samba-Panza (pictured) told foreign affairs MEPs. CAR still needs the EU’s “multi-dimensional aid”, she stressed, calling on member states to redouble their efforts to help the CAR meet its electoral, budgetary […]

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MEPs challenge EU’s new foreign policy chief on Russia and demand implementation of Magnitsky sanctions in Europe

MEPs challenge EU’s new foreign policy chief on Russia and demand implementation of Magnitsky sanctions in Europe

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than twenty deputies in the European Parliament have written to Federica Mogherini, the EU’s new foreign policy chief, asking her to implement the European Parliament’s recommendation to sanction 32 persons involved in the arrest, torture and murder of whistle-blowing Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. “We are writing to you in relation to the European Parliament […]

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