Archive for July, 2012

Secretary-General’s remarks at event on the Olympic Truce and Sport for Social change

30th July 2012 Uncategorized

Pretoria – SG: Thank you, Foreign Secretary Hague for your leadership and vision for the Olympic Truce through which we promote world peace and security. (more…)

Statement by the Secretary-General on the Arms Trade Treaty Conference

30th July 2012 Uncategorized

Pretoria – I am disappointed that the Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) concluded its four-week-long session without agreement on a treaty text that would have set common standards to regulate the international trade in conventional arms. (more…)

Statement by the Joint Special Envoy for Syria, Kofi Annan

30th July 2012 Uncategorized

Pretoria – I am concerned about reports of the concentration of troops and heavy weapons around Aleppo, in anticipation of an imminent battle in Syria’s largest city. (more…)

Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General Death of President John Atta Mills of Ghana

26th July 2012 Uncategorized

Pretoria – The Secretary-General is saddened by the death of H.E. John Atta Mills, President of the Republic of Ghana. He offers his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and to the Government and people of Ghana. (more…)

Call for submission for the International Year of Cooperatives Short Film Festival

19th July 2012 Uncategorized

 New York – The International Year of Cooperatives (IYC) Short Film Festival will take place on 19 November 2012 at the United Nations Headquarters during the closing ceremony of the Year. (more…)