New York – The Secretary-General was deeply saddened to hear of the death and destruction in Oklahoma City as a result of Monday’s tornado. He sends his deepest condolences to those who have lost loved ones and to everyone affected by the storm. More »
DRC – UN Special Envoy voices concern over renewed fighting, proposes principles to guide immediate peace efforts in the eastern DRC. More »
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New York - As the international community strives to accelerate its efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals and define a post-2015 agenda, including a set of goals for sustainable development, water and biodiversity are important streams in the discussion. More »
Maputo – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today emphasized the importance of countries stepping up their efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) before their 2015 deadline and stressed developing countries like Mozambique have the most to benefit from accelerated action. More »