Archive for March, 2013

Syrian conflict risks leaving entire generation of children ‘scarred for life’ – UNICEF

13th March 2013 Uncategorized

New York – A generation of Syrian children may be “scarred for life” due to the unrelenting violence, displacement and damage to essential services caused by the Syrian conflict, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned in a report released today. (more…)

Mali: UN reports serious escalation of retaliatory violence by government troops

13th March 2013 Uncategorized

New York – The recent military intervention in northern Mali has been followed by a serious escalation of retaliatory violence by Government soldiers who appeared to be targeting members of various ethnic groups perceived to be supportive of the armed groups, a senior United Nations official warned today. (more…)

New UN survey ‘My World’ lets citizens vote on future development priorities

13th March 2013 Uncategorized

New York – Citizens from all over the world can help shape the future global development agenda through their participation in the United Nations survey ‘My World’, which allows them to vote on issues they believe are priorities and should be addressed by world leaders. (more…)

Green Climate Fund Press Advisory: Green Climate Fund Board meets in Berlin looking for innovative solutions to manage the world’s climate funding flows

12th March 2013 Uncategorized

Berlin– The third meeting of the Board of the GreenClimate Fund takes place in Berlin, Germany from 12 to 15 March with discussion of the Fund’s business model high up the agenda. (more…)

Secretary-General’s video message to workshop on “Elections in Burundi: Lessons learned and future perspectives”

12th March 2013 Uncategorized

New York – Éminentes personnalités, Chers collègues, Mesdames, messieurs, C’est un grand honneur pour moi de prendre la parole devant vous aujourd’hui. Cette réunion marque un nouveau pas en avant pour le Burundi.  (more…)