Monthly Archives: June 2014

FEATURE: For winners of UN essay contest, multilingualism makes the world go ‘round

By | 30 June 2014

New York, 27 June 2014 – An Arabic-speaking Chinese woman? A Mandarin-speaking Malagasy lady? A Spanish-speaking Portuguese gentleman from France? At first glance – or “listen”– all this might seem a bit strange, since the subjects come from cultures that are quite different from the languages they have chosen to speak and develop an expertise… Read More »

In Equatorial Guinea, Ban pledges closer collaboration with African Union

By | 27 June 2014

Malabo, 26 June 2014 – The United Nations is proud to be a key partner with Africa, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told continental leaders gathered for a summit in Equatorial Guinea today, underscoring the Organization’s commitment to working with them to resolve and prevent conflict, as well as to enhance agricultural productivity, promote industrialization and ensure… Read More »