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Reaching 50: The Arms Trade Treaty

26 September, 2014

Yesterday, 25 September, the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) reached 50 ratifications and thus triggered entry into force. The Treaty will now enter into force on 24th December 2014. Ratifications have steadily accrued over the past…

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International Day of Peace

21 September, 2014

Today, people across the world are observing the International Day of Peace. The event was established in 1981 and is dedicated to promoting peace among people and nations. To mark its 20th anniversary in 2001,…

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International Day of Democracy

15 September, 2014

Today marks the International Day of Democracy. An event piloted by the United Nations which aims to promote democratic values worldwide. This year’s initiative is focused on the need to engage young people in the…

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NATO Summit 2014

3 September, 2014

On Thursday 4th and Friday 5th September, the UK will be hosting the NATO Summit in Wales. NATO Summits take place on a biennial basis, with the last one held in Chicago in 2012. It…

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World Humanitarian Day

19 August, 2014

Today is World Humanitarian Day, this recognises those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. The day was chosen by the UN General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing…

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