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1 “Going to School Should Not be an Act of Bravery," UN Chief Declares
( UN Development News )

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16 December 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The international community is feeling a collective sense of shock and tragedy after news broke this morning about at Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan, killing more than 140 people – the majority of which were children. It is currently believed to be the worst terrorist attack in...

Created on 2014-12-16 16:43:05
2 $2 Billion Pledged for Yemen
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5 April 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — To meet the needs of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in Yemen, the UN and the governments of Sweden and Switzerland raised more than $2 billion in pledges at a pledging conference in Geneva on April 3.

Created on 2018-04-05 19:49:18
3 2014 in Review: The United Nations
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23 December 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The past year may very well go down in history as one of the most important, but not necessarily for all the right reasons.

Created on 2014-12-23 16:52:15
4 Africa Day 2017 Focuses on Preventing Crises
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26 May 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Secretary-General António Guterres marked Africa Day 2017 saying, “All of humanity will benefit by listening, learning and working with the people of Africa. It starts with prevention. Our world needs to move from managing crises to preventing them in the first place. We need to break...

Created on 2017-05-26 17:51:18
5 Ban Honored on World AIDS Day
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30 November 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — World AIDS Day was commemorated at UN Headquarters on November 30 at a forum honoring out-going Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for his commitment to combating AIDS and fighting for the rights of the victims of the disease. Michel Sidibé, the Executive Director of UN AIDS – the umbrel...

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6 Ban Ki-moon Kicks Off Central America Tour in Honduras
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Pictured above from left to right: Ban Soo-taek, Ban Ki-moon, Juan Orlando Hernandez, and Ana Garcia de Hernandez wave to a South-South News cameraman at the Presidential Palace in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

14 January 2015, Tegucigalpa, Honduras | Brendan Pastor – United Nations Secreta...

Created on 2015-01-15 02:44:00
7 Ban Ki-moon Latin American Tour
( Special Coverage 2011 )

13 June 2011, Bogota, Colombia | Decades after the first tour of the UN Chief through Latin America, current UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon kicked off his own tour, starting in Colombia. South-South News brings special coverage of his trip, which will take the UN Chief to Colombia, Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil.

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8 Ban Ki-moon Outlines Ambitious Vision for 2015
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8 January 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Following a tumultuous year of discord and violence that pervaded much of 2014, the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, outlined his vision for a 2015 that must embrace bold leadership and ideals to resolve the world's unfinished challenges.

Created on 2015-01-08 22:38:23
9 Ban Ki-moon Visits French UN Mission, Offers Condolences and Support
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9 January 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – In a show of support for the French government and people, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon signed a book of condolences at the French Mission to the UN.

Created on 2015-01-09 22:55:47
10 Combatting Human Trafficking
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16 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — Addressing a Security Council meeting on trafficking in persons in conflict situations, Secretary-General António Guterres said that modern manifestations of servitude implicate us all, pointing to examples of how consumer goods, such as smartphones and food, “may bare, wittingly or un...

Created on 2017-03-16 22:17:44
11 CSW 2018 Opens
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12 March 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Speaking at the opening of the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York on March 12, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, “In Latin America, France, India, the Middle East, China and here in the United States, from ‘MeToo’ to ‘Time’s Up’...

Created on 2018-03-12 21:57:41
12 Economy Climate Report
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6 September 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — At the launch of the New Climate Economy report, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “runaway climate change is a real possibility, with severe implications for communities, economies, peace and the security of nations.”

Created on 2018-09-06 16:46:56
13 G77 Celebrates 50 Years of Leadership for the global South
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15 June 2014, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia | Brendan Pastor – Leaders of the world’s 133 developing countries met in Bolivia to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Group of 7...

Created on 2014-06-15 04:00:00
14 GA President on the SDGs, Transparency in His Office
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30 September 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The new president of the UN General Assembly, Peter Thomson of Fiji, held a news conference on September 30, where he outlined his priorities for this session of the General Assembly. He repeated what he has said on many occasions that his overriding priority will be the implementatio...

Created on 2016-09-30 21:40:31
15 Good Economic Reasons to Invest in Low-Carbon Economy Presented in New Report
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16 September 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – One of the most widespread misconceptions about climate change is that it acting on it will cost too much. But new findings in a groundbreaking report suggest that investing in a low-carbon future is not only fiscally reasonable ...

Created on 2014-09-16 04:00:00
16 Guterres Addresses Global Governance
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14 Feburary 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told world leaders on February 13 at the World Government Summit in Dubai (UAE) that “we face a terrible lack of trust - lack of trust between peoples, between governments and political establishment; lack of trust between countries and lack of t...

Created on 2017-02-14 23:30:17
17 Guterres at the Opening of the General Assembly
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15 September 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on September 13 reiterated his call for Muslims from Myanmar's Rakhine state to be granted nationality or at least a legal status that would allow them to lead a normal life, while also urging the international community to help pro...

Created on 2017-09-15 18:14:04
18 Guterres Climate Change
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18 September 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — Speaking at a UN High-Level event on climate change today (18 SEP) in New York, UN Special Envoy for Climate Change Michael Bloomberg said that the US is “half way towards achieving the Paris commitment.”

Created on 2017-09-18 18:16:22
19 Guterres Formally Confirmed as New Secretary-General
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6 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The Security Council on October 6 formalized its endorsement of António Guterres, a former prime minister of Portugal and former UN High Commissioner for Refugees, as the next Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Created on 2016-10-06 20:47:51
20 Guterres in Colombia
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17 January 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Continuing his official visit to Colombia, UN Secretary-General António Guterres visited a war-torn community on January 14 and said, "There is no peace without development."

Created on 2018-01-17 17:45:02

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