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Strong take-up of EUR 17 bn inaugural EU ‘social bonds’

There was strong investor interest in the EUR 17 billion inaugural ‘social bonds’ issued Wednesday under the EU’s ‘SURE’ instrument, set up to help protect…

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Euro-Parliament awards 2020 Sakharov Prize to Belarus opposition

The European Parliament awarded its Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought Thursday to the democratic opposition in Belarus – which has been in a political…

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Independent UN rights experts urge Thai government to allow peaceful protests

Calling the latest imposition of a state of emergency in Thailand, a “draconian measure”,  UN-appointed human rights experts on Thursday urged the Government there to guarantee the…

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UN urges people to #PledgetoPause before sharing information online

António Guterres will on Wednesday launch the #PledgetoPause campaign as part of wider efforts to create what the UN hopes will be “a new social…

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Green jobs: LSE researchers make case for labour-intensive low carbon recovery

UK should take immediate steps to boost green innovation and production capabilities in anticipation of growing demand for more environmentally responsible technologies, academics advise. A…

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EU Green Week: Here’s Europe’s plan to be first carbon-neutral continent

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French healthcare workers testing for Covid-19 are working overtime to meet demand

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CDP: Paris Agreement alignment could cut climate change costs by two-thirds

The mean damage costs of climate change will reach $5.4trn annually by 2070 and “spiral” to up to $31trn per year by 2200 if the…

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COVID-19 vaccine won’t immediately end the pandemic, experts say

Finding a vaccine for COVID-19 does not mean an automatic return to normality, experts say, warning people to be “realistic” about the challenges that remain….

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Intersex surgery ‘abuses’ condemned by 34 states at U.N. rights forum

More than 30 countries on Thursday condemned “medically unnecessary surgeries” on intersex children as a human rights violation, amid mounting efforts to ban such operations….

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