Archive for December, 2012

Secretary-General appoints Maj.Gen. Delali Johnson Sakyi of Ghana as Force Commander of UN Mission in Republic of South Sudan

12th December 2012 Uncategorized

New York United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Major General DelaliJohnson Sakyi of Ghana as the Force Commander for the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS).  (more…)

Secretary-General’s message to International Conference on Solidarity with Palestinian and Arab Prisoners and Detainees held in prison of the Israeli Occupation Authorities

12th December 2012 Uncategorized

Iraq – I am pleased to greet the participants in this League of Arab States conference, which takes place at a crucial time in the history of the Middle East. (more…)

Doha climate conference opens gateway to greater ambition and action on climate change

12th December 2012 Uncategorized

Doha – At the UN Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar (COP18/CMP8), governments have taken the next essential step in the global response to climate change. (more…)

UN officials urge support for integrated strategy to tackle crisis in Africa’s Sahel region

11th December 2012 Uncategorized

New York – Top United Nations officials today called on the Security Council and the wider international community to support efforts to develop an integrated strategy to tackle the complex and multifaceted crisis facing the Sahel region of West Africa. (more…)

On Human Rights Day, UN officials highlight how every voice counts

11th December 2012 Uncategorized

New York – United Nations officials today marked Human Rights Day by declaring that everyone has the right to be heard and to shape the decisions that affect their lives and communities. (more…)