New York – The past decade has shown the power of partnerships to advance development. More children are in school, more mothers survive pregnancy and childbirth, and more infants and toddlers live to adulthood.
New York – The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq on 8 and 9 September causing numerous deaths and injuries and damages to the French honorary Consulate premises in Nasiriyah.
Geneva – “Thank you Director-General Tokayev, Ambassador Martinelli of Switzerland, Ambassador King of the United States, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Mr. Michael Rockefeller, great-grandson of John D. Rockefeller Jnr,
Geneva – Je suis heureux de l’occasion qui m’est offerte de m’exprimer devant le Conseil des droits de l’homme. Vous jouez un rôle d’une importance capitale dans la quête universelle du respect de la dignité humaine et d’une vie décente pour tous.
New York – World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September promotes worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides. On average, almost 3000 people commit suicide daily. For every person who completes a suicide, 20 or more may attempt to end their lives.