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UN CELEBRATES FIRST EVER WORLD TUNA DAY

STATEMENT         UN CELEBRATES FIRST EVER WORLD TUNA DAY   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 2 May 2017 – The celebration for the first time by the United Nations of World Tuna Day on 2 May is an important step in recognizing the critical role of tuna to sustainable development, food security, economic […]

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Statement on Oceans and the law of the sea

Statement by the President of the U.N. General Assembly on Agenda Item 73: Oceans and the law of the sea 7 December 2016 Excellencies Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, The Ocean is the lifeblood of our planet.  It is a vital and complex ecosystem that billions of people depend on for their livelihoods, food security, cultural […]