Seventieth anniversary treaty event to focus on UN contributions to international affairs

Ahead of an annual United Nations-hosted treaty signing event in New York, the Chief of the UN Office of Legal Affairs Treaty Section, Mr. Santiago Villalpando, briefed the press today, highlighting the contributions multilateral legal instruments make to the Organization’s work.

Illegal tobacco trade involves one in 10 cigarettes, experts warn

The illicit tobacco trade poses major health, economic and security concerns and likely affects one in 10 cigarettes smoked globally, UN health experts say.

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