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'We need to go the comprehensive way': anti-corruption executive

Most major corruption cases that occur around the world, cut across national borders.

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No alternative to international cooperation, stresses Austrian minister at UN Assembly

Conflicts around the globe, as well as the pressing challenges of poverty, hunger and climate change continue to exact terrible human suffering, said Sebastian Kurz, the Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria, noting that the most concerning issue is the lack of trust in the ability of States and institutions to solve these challenges.

Austrian scientist prepares for entry into force of UN nuclear ban treaty

Scientists are being trained by a UN-backed organization in methods to monitor whether or not a nuclear explosion has taken place.

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UN adds Historic Centre of Vienna to list of endangered sites

The Historic Centre of Vienna has been added to the list of World Heritage in Danger because of a planned high-rise building, the UN announced on Thursday.

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Women have “powerful voice” in global scientific community

Women have a “powerful voice” in the global scientific community, the head of a UN partner organization that works to end nuclear testing has said.

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UN nuclear test ban needs to be enforced, says Uruguay’s vice minister

A ban on all nuclear testing would send a “clear message” that the international community is determined to achieve a nuclear-free world.

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News in Brief 26 June 2017

UN chief calls for collective action against drug abuse

Countries are being urged by the UN Secretary-General to honour their commitments to address drug abuse and trafficking.

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News in Brief 20 June 2017 (PM)

At least 130 feared dead following new shipwrecks in the Mediterranean

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UN Gender Focus: violence against children, child brides and disarmament

Bid to end violence “that affects one billion children per year”

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Disarmament and non-proliferation are not “just for men”

Disarmament and non-proliferation issues are not “just for men”, female participants at a UN peace forum in Austria are learning.

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