The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 20 July 2018, of the Dispute Settlement Body, which consists of all WTO members and oversees legal disputes among them. The meeting notice is circulated in the form of a document officially called an “airgram”.
4-5 September 2018, Paris - The OECD Blockchain Policy Forum on "Distributed Ledgers: Opportunities and Challenges" will provide a forum for a discussion on the benefits and risks of blockchain for our economies and societies, and on the kind of policy and regulatory frameworks that are needed to unleash this potential.
The Vigil Run is an annual charity run organised by NATO’s southern Combined Air Operations Centre in Torrejón, Spain. It commemorates the fallen and veterans of all NATO Allies. National detachments run in formation, passing a baton to the next nation. This year, funds raised will be donated to a military charity for children who have lost a parent serving with the Spanish Air Force. This shows solidarity among Allies and recognises the sacrifice made for a safe and secure Alliance. Participating countries include Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. Apart from national teams, the Torrejón Air Base police team ran with their dogs. ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ SUBSCRIBE to this channel http://bit.ly/NATOsubscribe SUBSCRIBE to NATO News http://bit.ly/NATONewsSubscribe SUBSCRIBE to NATO History http://bit.ly/NATOHistorySubscribe Connect with NATO online: Visit the Official NATO Homepage: http://bit.ly/NATOhomepage Find NATO on FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/NATOfacebook Follow @NATO on TWITTER: http://bit.ly/NATOtwitter Follow NATO on Instagram: http://bit.ly/NATOinstagram Find NATO on Google+: http://bit.ly/NATOgoogleplus Find NATO on LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/NATOlinkedin Find NATO on Flickr: http://bit.ly/NATOflickr
In Gaza, UN envoy urges Israel, Palestinian factions to step back from brink of a war that ‘everybody will lose’
With a ceasefire largely holding after a day-long flare-up in fighting between Israel and Gaza militants, the United Nation envoy on the Middle East peace process was in the enclave on Sunday urging Israelis and Palestinians to pull back from the brink of a confrontation “that nobody wants…and everybody will lose.”
The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan hit a record high in the first half of the year, despite last month’s unprecedented ceasefire between the Afghan Government and the Taliban, the United Nations reported on Sunday.
ADB will help roll out environment-friendly buses and promote green public transport in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) as part of a $400 million financing package for Minsheng Financial Leasing Co. Ltd. (MFL).
The Embassy of Switzerland in Pakistan and ADB signed an agreement today to support the NDRMF to finance investments in disaster risk reduction and preparedness that have high economic impact
As a result of the conflict in Kosovo in the late 1990s, over 1600 people still remain unaccounted for. The United Nations Mission in Kosovo, UNMIK, continues to support the Working Group on Missing Persons and to assist the families of missing persons, through funding the Missing Persons Resource Centre in Pristina. The Centre brings together representatives of different ethnic communities, who are working together to discover the fate of the missing. UN in Action Episode # 1585
Pakistan: UN strongly condemns terrorist attack that leaves scores dead and wounded at election rally
The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in south-west Pakistan that killed more than 120 people and left scores wounded at an election rally Friday.