Monthly Archives: October 2012

UN rallies the world to protect the rights of the Girl Child

By | 19 October 2012

New York – With the High-Level Segment of the 2012 General Assembly still fresh in memory, UN Information Centres (UNICs) around the world marked the first International Day of the Girl Child. This was an opportune occasion to raise awareness of the plight of girls.  The planned events were organized in conjunction with local partners… Read More »

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Secretary-General’s remarks at World Food Prize ceremony

By | 19 October 2012

Iowa – It is a pleasure to visit Des Moines, Iowa, the heartland of America. This great city and state figure prominently in the popular imagination – for your role in feeding the world, and for your unique part in the American presidential process. I am glad to see some of this for myself. 

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Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

By | 18 October 2012

New York – The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest possible terms the latest attack on peacekeepers in Darfur, which occurred on 17 October when an unidentified armed group attacked an African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) patrol comprised of military, police and civilian personnel on the way to Hashaba, North Darfur. One South… Read More »

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