Monthly Archives: February 2013

Mali: UN stresses need to assist displaced farmers before start of planting season

By | 18 February 2013

New York – There is an urgent need to help displaced Malian farmers return to their lands before the start of the planting season in May, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today, stressing that the communities’ resilience must be improved to ensure the agricultural sector’s safety.

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Secretary-General message to One Billion Rising Campaign | Message adressé à la campagne Un milliard de personnes debout contre la violence

By | 14 February 2013

New York – The global pandemic of violence against women and girls thrives in a culture of discrimination and impunity.  We must speak out.  That is why I launched my global UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign.  As part of this, I am proud to emphatically raise my voice and join the chorus of… Read More »

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