Monthly Archives: September 2014

At high-level event, UN officials call for end to death penalty

By | 26 September 2014

New York, 25 September 2014 – The continuing application of capital punishment is a “primitive” practice which has no place in the 21st century, United Nations officials declared today, as they pressed global leaders to set course towards abolishing the death penalty and advancing a more progressive judicial agenda in their respective States.

Rwandan President calls on public, private sector to work together on climate change

By | 25 September 2014

New York, 24 September 2014 – Addressing the General Assembly today at its annual general debate, the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, said the success of the Millennium Development Goals framework illustrated the ongoing strength of international cooperation and called on the public and private sectors to follow a similar method to worked together on… Read More »