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1 First-Ever Arms Treaty Passed At UN
( UN Main Bodies )

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Content by: South-South News

2 April 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon 'wholeheartedly' welcomed the first-ever treaty to regulate the international sales of arms passed by the United Nations General Assembly

Created on 2013-04-02 04:00:00
2 Future Global Economic Growth Signals The End Of Extreme Poverty
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

9 November 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released an encouraging report on Friday that forecasts a balance of global economic power

Created on 2012-11-09 05:00:00
3 COP21: UN chief launches initiative to build climate resilience of world's most vulnerable countries
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Content by: UN Secretary General

 

30 November 2015 – On the opening day of the United Nations climate change conference (COP21), dozens of announcements were made in Paris by Governments and leaders of the public and private sectors, all aiming to generate climate solution...

Created on 2015-12-01 09:30:35
4 Deputy Secretary-General's briefing to the Security Council on the Lake Chad Basin [as delivered]
( UN Secretary General News )

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Watch the video on web.tv.un.org:

Thank you Mr. President,

I wou...

Created on 2017-03-09 18:46:22
5 Deputy Secretary-General's video message to ECOSOC Partnership Forum
( UN Secretary General News )

Content by: UN Secretary General

I am pleased to address this important annual Forum.
 
We meet at a critical time.
 
With climate change, rapid urbanization, continued population growth, growing water scarcity, mass movements of people and other mega trends ...

Created on 2017-04-06 13:35:21
6 Director-General Signs Condolences Book for Nepal
( UNESCO News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

On 6 May, the Director-General expressed her sincere condolences to the Government and people of Nepal in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck the country on 25 April by signing a m...

Created on 2015-05-07 12:10:50
7 Foreign minister of Slovakia elected as President of 72nd Session of General Assembly
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: UN News Centre

1 June 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations General Assembly today elected by acclamation Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák of Slovakia as President of its upcoming 72nd session.

Created on 2017-06-01 17:00:06
8 Founding Head Of UN Women's Agency Announces Resignation
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

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Content by: South-South News

21 March 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - On March 15th, the former President of Chile and founding Executive Director of UN Women, the UN's superagency consisting of formally individual agencies

Created on 2013-03-21 04:00:00
9 Including Energy In Post-2015 Agenda Crucial For Development
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

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Content by: South-South News

With the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals in 2015 fast approaching, the question of what should be included in the post-2015 agenda has inspired a series of special consultations about inclusive and sustainable energy, kicking off at th...

Created on 2013-03-11 20:33:52
10 Jaeger-LeCoultre brings spotlight on marine World Heritage on Earth Day
( UNESCO News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNESCO could not conserve the Crown Jewels of the Ocean without support from public and private partner organizations around the world. In a world that is for 70% oceans, it seems fitting to honor the ocean’s most precious places on Earth Day.

Created on 2015-04-22 13:02:50
11 Jolie Defends Internationalism
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16 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — Speaking at the United Nations in Geneva, Angelina Jolie, actor and the Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said, "If governments and leaders are not keeping that flame of internationalism alive today, then we as citizens must.” Jolie has made an impassioned defense...

Created on 2017-03-17 21:50:18
12 Published Teen Suicide Note Sparks Anger About Bullying Worldwide
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

9 November 2012, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - "My whole life, I have been bullied, abused, tormented and excluded. You are fantastic. I hope you won't be mad at me."

Created on 2012-11-09 05:00:00
13 Security Council condemns ‘barbaric and cowardly’ terrorist attack in Stockholm
( Europe )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

10 April 2017 The United Nations Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the “barbaric and cowardly” terrorist attack which took place in Stockholm ...

Created on 2017-04-10 23:12:45
14 Situation in Kosovo more stable, but underlying tensions remain – UN envoy
( Europe )

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25 August 2016 – Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Kosovo Zahir Tanin told the United Nations Security Council today that while opposition parties in Kosovo continue to try to generate, exploit and, if possible, prolong moments ...

Created on 2016-08-25 20:00:37
15 Those responsible for St. Petersburg metro attack must be held accountable – UN chief Guterres
( Europe )

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3 April 2017 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned today’s explosion on the metro in Russia’s second largest city of St. Petersburg and underlined need to bring ...

Created on 2017-04-03 18:20:53
16 UN Agencies Work across the Globe Freeing People from Hunger
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

15 October 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - Tomorrow, Tuesday October, 16th is World Food Day and the United Nations is reaffirming its set target to reduce the proportion of hungry people around the world by half telling the world that it can still be achieved,

Created on 2012-10-15 04:00:00
17 UN And Faith-Based Network Expand Education For Displaced
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South New

12 April 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - An innovative response to education for the displaced has arrived thanks to the United Nations refugee agency, Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS)

Created on 2013-04-12 04:00:00
18 UN chief congratulates people of Myanmar on participating in ‘momentous' polls
( UN Secretary General News )

Content by: UN Secretary General

 

9 November 2015 – UN chief congratulates people of Myanmar on participating in ‘momentous’ polls United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the people of Myanmar for ...

Created on 2015-11-09 20:20:47
19 UN refugee agency welcomes France’s decision to close Calais ‘jungle’ camp
( Europe )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

14 October 2016 – The United Nations refugee agency today welcomed the announcement by President François Hollande earlier this month that France will close the informal camp for refugee...

Created on 2016-10-14 15:09:03
20 Winter for Refugees in Lebanon
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

19 January 2017, New York, USA | South-South News —The first snowfall in Lebanon is compounding challenges for Syrian refugees living in informal settlements in Bekaa Valley, already dealing with cold, damp and mud. Of the over one million Syrian refugees in Lebanon, one in two live in substandard shelters like tents, garages, warehouses...

Created on 2017-01-19 23:09:05

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