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1 “Human Development for Everyone”
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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24 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — According to the Human Development Report 2016, a quarter-century of impressive human development progress continues to leave many people behind, with systemic, often unmeasured, barriers to catching up.

Created on 2017-03-24 16:34:00
2 A UNICEF Movement Reawakens
( UN Development News )

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31 May 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is launching a major global campaign on child survival - "Committing to Child Survival:  Promise Renewed"

Created on 2012-05-31 04:00:00
3 Children at Risk in South Sudan
( UN Main Bodies )

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30 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Secretary-General António Guterres on April 10 designated Nobel Peace Laureate Malala Yousafzai as UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education making her the youngest ever to carry the title.

Created on 2017-03-30 16:31:00
4 First-Ever Arms Treaty Passed At UN
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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
5 Report on Post-Election Iraq
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1 June 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN Special Representative in Iraq, Ján Kubiš, told the Security Council on May 30 that the recent elections in the country were held in a generally calm and stable environment but warned that the “decision by more than half of the voting population not to exercise their democratic r...

Created on 2018-06-01 17:17:03
6 Venezuela's Chavez Pronounced Dead At 58
( UN Development News )

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5 March 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - In a nationally televised announcement flanked by Venezuela's top political and military officials, Vice President Nicolas Maduro told citizens on Tuesday evening that 'President Hugo Chavez has died'.

Created on 2013-03-05 05:00:00
7 “Women’s Economic Empowerment”
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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28 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Commission on the Status of Women concluded its sixty-first session with the approval of a sweeping set of Agreed Conclusions, which the top-ranking UN gender official said would help ensure that “work works for women.”

Created on 2017-03-28 18:05:00
8 100 Days Until The Start Of The Umoja Pilot Has UN Looking Forward To Harmonised Way Of Business
( UN Main Bodies )

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon today unveiled the clock that counts down to the implementation of UMOJA - a worldwide,...

Created on 2014-05-30 19:55:25
9 3rd International Finance for Development Conference
( Special Coverage 2015 )

13-16 July 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | South-South News - Over thirty heads of state, hundreds of senior government leaders, top UN officials, as well as over a thousand private sector and civil society representatives are meeting in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, to accomplish one not-so-minor feat: create a new global financial architecture to finance sustainable development for the next fifteen years.

Created on 2015-07-17 22:25:53
10 69th General Assembly Coverage
( INACTIVE )
Created on 2014-09-21 19:54:03
11 Addressing Climate Change to Help Development
( UN Main Bodies )

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24 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — Addressing a General Assembly High-Level action event aimed at invigorating political momentum on climate change, Secretary-General António Guterres underlined that human activity is causing dangerous global warming, and stressed that “we are dealing with scientific facts, not politics...

Created on 2017-03-24 17:08:00
12 Appeal for Food for Lake Chad Crisis
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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12 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), José Graziano da Silva, made an urgent appeal for a combination of immediate food assistance and food production support in addressing the hunger crisis in the strife-torn Lake Chad Basin.

Created on 2017-04-12 21:25:41
13 Arms Trade Treaty Blocked By Iran, Syria And North Korea, But Other Member States Refuse To Back Down.
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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29 March 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - 

Created on 2013-03-29 19:25:38
14 Ban Applauds Progress Made In Timor-Leste
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15 August 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - After ten years as an independent state, Timor-Leste, a small island nation that shares Timor Island with the Kupang region of Indonesia, is in a state of change. The country peacefully elected a new president earlier this...

Created on 2012-08-15 16:52:39
15 Ban Calls for Peace and Stability in Gaza
( UN Main Bodies )

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3 February 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - As part of a swing through the Middle East, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stopped in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, where he called for a lifting of the tight trade and travel restrictions that the Palestinian people live under, and a resumption of meaningful peace talks between ...

Created on 2012-02-03 17:59:00
16 Ban Calls On Heads Of State To Make Rio+20 Their Priority
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6 June 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon once again addressed the media regarding the discussions leading up to Rio+20 on Wednesday. A mere two weeks before the conference is set to commence, Mr. Ban stressed the vital importance of ...

Created on 2012-06-06 17:09:51
17 Ban Ki-Moon Honours Dag Hammarskjöld On 60th Anniversary Of His Oath To Office Website Section: United Nations
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4 October 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - 

Created on 2013-04-10 20:02:30
18 Ban Launches New Oceans Compact
( UN Main Bodies )

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13 August 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the launching of a new initiative designed to protect the world's oceans against climate change. Citing the vital importance of oceans in the global ecosystem, alo...

Created on 2012-08-13 17:33:40
19 Ban To Attend Nam Summit In Tehran
( UN Main Bodies )

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23 August 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will visit Iran at the end of the month to take part in the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), according to his Spokesperson.

Created on 2012-08-23 17:48:35
20 Ban Urges For More Investment In Education At Learning For All Round Table
( UN Main Bodies )

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UN Secretary- General Ban Ki-Moon joined Special Envoy on Education Gordon Brown and Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Ban...

Created on 2013-04-22 21:03:54

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