New York – The Secretary-General is alarmed by the continued dramatic escalation of violence in Syria over the past several days, and the grave danger facing civilians in areas under fire. There have been extremely worrisome reports earlier this week of a mass killing of civilians in the village of Aqrab near Hama, as well… Read More »
Pretoria – Dear partners, I would like to draw your attention to the 51st annual Graduate Study Programme (GSP), which is scheduled to take place in Geneva, at the Palais des Nations, from 1 to 12 July 2013.
New York – The United Nations today announced a new initiative to help eliminate cholera in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, the two nations that make up the Caribbean island of Hispaniola.
New York – Joined by international musical artists Ricky Martin and Yvonne Chaka Chaka, amongst others, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for an end to violence and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
New York – The Secretary-General is troubled by the circumstances leading to the resignation of Mali’s Prime Minister, Mr. Cheick Modibo Diarra. The Secretary-General calls again for a cessation of military interference in politics and urges the Malian leadership to resolve any issues through peaceful means.