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Formula 1 in 2019: The stories that could define the new season

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On Human Rights Day, UN officials highlight how every voice counts
 

 
10 December 2012 – United Nations officials today marked Human Rights Day by declaring
...
 

 
Holy See Releases Papal Message for World Day of Peace
 
VATICAN CITY, DEC. 14, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, president of the
 ...
 

 
Record one billion tourists in 2012 can be force for good, UN tourism agency says
 
13 December 2012 – As the estimated number of tourists travelling this year hits a record ...
 

 

Policy-makers and survivors gather at UN forum on ending violence against women

13 December 2012 – Policy-makers and survivors convened at United Nations ...
 

 

UN praises Africa for leading way with landmark treaty protecting internally displaced people
 
 
6 December 2012 – The United Nations refugee chief today saluted the “historic” entry into...
 

 
New UN flagship report urges farmer-centred approach to investment in agriculture
 
6 December 2012 – A new United Nations report calls for greater investments in agriculture,
 ...
 

 
On International Volunteer Day, Ban highlights how digital age offers more opportunities for volunteerism
 
5 December 2012 – Marking International Volunteer Day, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
..
 

 

On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Ban calls for new push to improve access to society

3 December 2012 – Highlighting the need to guarantee disabled people equal access to
 ...
 

 

UN honours Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu for his contribution to human rights 
 
28 November 2012 – Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and activist Archbishop Emeritus...
 

 
States have obligation to eliminate violence against women – UN officials
 
28 November 2012 – Countries have a responsibility to implement national policies to end ...
 

 
Remittance investment and knowledge-sharing can help lift poorest nations – UN report
 
26 November 2012 – Remittances to the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) must..
 

 

Soccer stars help launch partnership between UN and Inter Milan to help young people

28 November 2012 – Soccer stars Luis Figo and Francesco Toldo were at the United ...
 

 

UN, African Union and Instituto Lula join forces to fight against African hunger 
 
21 November 2012 – A new initiative fusing United Nations know-how, African leadership...
 

 
UN chief praises potential of cooperatives to empower communities and combat hunger 
 
20 November 2012 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised the role ...
 

 
Marking Universal Children's Day, UN study shows one-in-three global births will be African
 
20 November 2012 – Marking Universal Children's Day today, the United Nations children's..
 

 

Trade among African countries essential to sustainable growth in the continent – Ban

20 November 2012 – Marking Africa Industrialization Day, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ...
 

 

Ban welcomes General Assembly committee’s record vote on death penalty moratorium
 
21 November 2012 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomes a record ...
 

 

UN launches initiative to highlight commitments to end violence against women and girls


20 November 2012 – The United Nations agency tasked with advancing gender equality...
 

 

At global conference, UN official highlights role of migration in promoting development 
 
21 November 2012 – Addressing a global summit on international migration today, the top...
 

 
On International Day of Tolerance, UN flags key role of understanding in countering extremism and ignorance 
 
16 November 2012 – United Nations officials today stressed the importance of building tolerance...
 

 
Foreign investment in developing countries must involve local farmers to succeed – UN 
 
13 November 2012 – International investments must give local farmers and active role and leave...
 

 
General Assembly elects 18 countries to serve on UN Human Rights Council
 
12 November 2012 – The General Assembly today elected 18 countries to serve on the United...
 

 

On World Philosophy Day, UN highlights importance of critical thinking and reflection

15 November 2012 – The diversity of philosophies prevalent around the world is humanity's...
 

 

Young Entrepreneurs Around the Mediterranean to Work Together to Create New Jobs
 
13 November 2012 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilization (UNAOC), in collaboration with the...
 

 

New UN partnership aims to reduce emissions of ozone-damaging gas used to treat pests

14 November 2012 – The United Nations today signed a new partnership with the International...
 

 
UN top official calls on countries to help break cycle of hunger in dryland countries

14 November 2012 – With more than two billion people in so-called dryland countries at risk of...
 

 
Why Your Health Is Bigger Than Your Body  by Claudia Rowe

16 November 2012 – Talking with Dr. Ted Schettler is probably unlike any conversation you have had...
 

 

On international day, Ban underscores bond between peace and the environment

6 November 2012 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned today about the...
 

 
On international day, UN urges greater focus on scientific development for peace
 
10 November 2012 – Marking the World Science Day for Peace and Development, the head of...
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UN hails effort by the Philippines to protect refugees and stateless people

 
6 November 2012 – The United Nations refuge agency today lauded the Philippines for being the...
 

 
Holy Father Sends Message to President Obama
 
VATICAN CITY, Nov. 7, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Fr. Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press...
 

 
UN rights chief to Southeast Asian leaders: make your landmark human rights declaration more inclusive
 
8 November 2012 – The top United Nations human rights official today called leaders of the...
 

 
Over two billion people now connected to Internet but digital divide remains wide – UN
 
6 November 2012 – While citing the rapid development and growth of the Internet, a top United...
 

 
Time for UN system to come together to promote rule of law activities – Deputy Secretary-General
 
8 November 2012 – Now is the time to come together and promote the work of the United...
 

 
Advancing Internet access in developing countries can help achieve sustainable economies – UN official
 
9 November 2012 – Helping developing countries build their citizens’ access to the Internet is...




High level group reaffirms commitment to develop framework to fight global poverty

2 November 2012 – The panel tasked with advising on the global development agenda beyond...
 


Security Council urges wider role for women’s groups in peace efforts

2 November 2012 – The Security Council has called on the international community to give...
 


On visit to Republic of Korea, Ban highlights role of businesses in sustainable development

1 November 2012 – Private businesses, which play a crucial role in achieving sustainable...
 

 
Agricultural cooperatives can help end global hunger, says UN food agency

2 November 2012 – Agricultural cooperatives provide small-scale food producers with what may...
 

 
The Global Investment Forum in Ohrid is complete

21 October 2012 - With a minimum of half a million dollars per investor, the Macedonian Diaspora set up a fund for...
 

 
On UN Day, Ban calls for renewed commitment to building a better world for all

24 October 2012 – On the occasion of United Nations Day, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...
 

 
Stevie Wonder and friends help world body celebrate its 67th birthday on UN Day

25 October 2012 – United Nations Headquarters in New York sang and danced to the music of...
 


At New York ceremony, Ban congratulates young winners of UN Art for Peace contest

23 October 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated the 12 young artists who...
 


At World Food Prize ceremony, UN Secretary-General calls for new approaches to combat hunger

18 October 2012 – Innovative approaches and technologies as well as a strong political will from...
 


FEATURE: What does the UN General Assembly do when the General Debate ends?

16 October 2012 – The United Nations General Assembly. Some have called it the world’s largest talking...
 


On Day for Eradication of Poverty, UN highlights needs for a holistic approach to helping word’s poor

17 October 2012 – With inequalities growing dramatically both within and between countries...
 


At dedication of memorial, UN chief lauds Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s global vision

18 October 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today paid tribute to a key figure in the...
 


At meeting on food security, UN says goal for reducing world’s hungry by half still reachable

15 October 2012 – Targets for reducing the proportion of hungry people around the world by half...
 


Ensuring Africa’s development critical task for UN, says General Assembly President

17 October 2012 – The United Nations system and African countries must strengthen their...
 


Global input sought for United Nations anti-hunger meeting

17 October 2012 – Ahead of a global meeting on world hunger and how to end it, people with...
 


On World Food Day, UN focuses on agricultural cooperatives to end global hunger

16 October 2012 – Amid economic crises, climatic shocks, and high and volatile food prices in a...
 


UN development system must adapt to rapidly changing world, top official tells Assembly committee

15 October 2012 – A key United Nations committee today launched a four-yearly review of the...
 

 
At UN-backed gathering, Asia-Pacific leaders urged to give region’s women more access to technology jobs

16 October 2012 – Asia-Pacific leaders attending a high-level United Nations-backed technology...
 


Pope Commemorates World Food Day

VATICAN CITY, OCT. 17, 2012 (Zenit.org).- In a statement to the Director General of the U.N....
 

 
European Union pledges increased support for UN efforts to slash world hunger

11 October 2012 – The European Union (EU), already the largest single source of voluntary...
 


Secretary-General lauds awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to European Union

12 October 2012 – Noting its collaboration with the United Nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-...
 


UN moves ahead with efforts to reinforce rule of law worldwide

10 October 2012 – With its many years of experience and its entrenched neutrality, the United...
 


On International Day for Disaster Reduction, UN highlights key role of women and girls

12 October 2012 – Marking the International Day for Disaster Reduction, United Nations...
 


On world’s first International Day of the Girl Child, UN calls for end to child marriage

11 October 2012 – The United Nations today marked the first International Day of the Girl Child...
 


UN experts urge creation of new fund to lift world’s vulnerable from poverty

9 October 2012 – A new global initiative ensuring the social protection of the world’s poorest...
 


UN partners with International Judo Federation to promote positive social change

12 October 2012 – A partnership to promote the impact of judo in bringing about positive social...
 


World’s powers must act urgently as global joblessness grows – UN labour chief

11 October 2012 – Projecting that global unemployment will rise by seven million next year to...
 


Alliance of Civilizations International Traditional Sports Festival

13 October 2012 – To celebrate the cultures of the world and to revive traditional sports and games...
 

 
New President outlines priorities for 67th General Assembly session

3 October 2012 – Giving the General Assembly a more prominent role in discussions on global...
 


Holy See at UN: Negotiation Must Replace Race to Arms

NEW YORK, OCT. 3, 2012 (Zenit.org).- The Holy See is calling for improvements at the United...
 


Annual United Nations event gives boost to international treaties, rule of law

2 October 2012 – Forty States either signed or ratified international treaties on a range of issues,...
 


UN-backed centre in Indonesia to explore how digital data can help development

2 October 2012 – A new United Nations-backed centre, launched today in the Indonesian capital,...
 


UN refugee chief hails Ecuador, Honduras and Portugal for action on statelessness convention

2 October 2012 – The United Nations refugee chief today praised Ecuador, Honduras and...
 


Chinese premier awarded top UN medal for greatly increasing food production

2 October 2012 – Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao was today presented with a top United Nations...
 


Progress achieved in India highlights benefits of quotas for women, says UN official

3 October 2012 – A top United Nations official today strongly encouraged governments to adopt...
 


General Assembly’s high-level segment produced substantial progress, says deputy UN chief

2 October 2012 – From advancing efforts to tackle the complex crisis in Africa’s Sahel region to...
 


Citizens’ voices will be key to chart future development agenda, say top UN officials

25 September 2012 – The input and participation of the world’s citizens will be key to charting...
 


Amid ‘time of turmoil,’ Ban urges world leaders to do more to solve pressing crises

25 September 2012 – Citing widespread insecurity, the squandering of vast funds on deadly...
 


Ban urges ‘Group of 77’ nations to contribute to future development agenda

28 September 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the bloc of developing...
 


More vital than ever for States to cooperate, General Assembly President tells UN debate

25 September 2012 – At a time when the world is becoming more volatile, it is more important...
 


Range of issues of global concern discussed in UN Secretary-General's meetings with leaders

28 September 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today met with a range of world leaders...
 


At UN summit, world leaders highlight key role of rule of law in preventing war

24 September 2012 – World leaders today called on all states to recommit to the rule of law as a...
 


Amidst UN debate, Ban covers range of international issues in talks with world leaders

25 September 2012 – On the margins of the United Nations General Assembly’s high-level...
 


Ban covers range of international issues in talks with world leaders at UN Headquarters

24 September 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today discussed a host of international...
 


Holy See to UN: Law Has to Be Based on Something Objective

NEW YORK, SEPT. 26, 2012 (Zenit.org).- The Holy See joined its voice to debate this week at the...
 


UN advocacy group urges intensified efforts to achieve anti-poverty goals

26 September 2012 – A United Nations advocacy group comprising eminent persons from the private...
 


UN expert urges Member States to adopt guidelines to reduce extreme poverty

28 September 2012 – A United Nations independent expert today urged governments to embrace...
 


UN meeting debates how to improve multilateral system for sustainable development aims
 
24 September 2012 – A special meeting on how best to strengthen the world’s multilateral...

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At high-level meeting, UN chief to press world leaders to ‘live up to their commitments’

21 September 2012 – As the United Nations gears up for what is shaping up to be one of the...
 


General Assembly opens new session with call to tackle urgent global issues

18 September 2012 – The United Nations General Assembly today opened its 67th session with...
 


Secretary-General urges stronger global development partnership amid declining aid levels

20 September 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged a stronger global partnership...
 


Wrapping up 66th session, Al-Nasser hails strong and responsive General Assembly

17 September 2012 – The United Nations General Assembly has stood “strong, active and ...
 


From New York to world’s conflict zones, UN marks International Day of Peace

21 September 2012 – From the traditional ringing of the Peace Bell at its Headquarters in New...
 


Amid turbulent times, upcoming UN high-level session will be among busiest ever – Ban

19 September 2012 – World leaders will have a wide range of pressing global challenges to...
 


Football teams to play against hunger in Asian Champions League, says UN
 
17 September 2012 – Asian football clubs competing in this year’s top continental competition...

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UN Economic and Social Council launches online forum on sustainable development

20 September 2012 – The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has...
 


Former Somali refugee to receive prestigious UN award

18 September 2012 – Former Somali refugee to receive prestigious UN award The United...
 


Violence against women, property rights most pressing indigenous issues – UN expert

18 September 2012 – Violence against women and girls and the indiscriminate extraction of...
 


At annual prayer service, Ban urges hope amid global hardships and uncertainty

18 September 2012 – The values that unite humanity are coming under increasing strain, the...
 



At high-level meeting, UN chief to press world leaders to ‘live up to their commitments’


21 September 2012 – As the United Nations gears up for what is shaping up to be one of the...
 

 

General Assembly opens new session with call to tackle urgent global issues

18 September 2012 – The United Nations General Assembly today opened its 67th session with...
 

 

Secretary-General urges stronger global development partnership amid declining aid levels

20 September 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged a stronger global partnership...
 

 

Wrapping up 66th session, Al-Nasser hails strong and responsive General Assembly

17 September 2012 – The United Nations General Assembly has stood “strong, active and ...
 


From New York to world’s conflict zones, UN marks International Day of Peace


21 September 2012 – From the traditional ringing of the Peace Bell at its Headquarters in New...
 

 

Amid turbulent times, upcoming UN high-level session will be among busiest ever – Ban

19 September 2012 – World leaders will have a wide range of pressing global challenges to...
 

 

Football teams to play against hunger in Asian Champions League, says UN
 
17 September 2012 – Asian football clubs competing in this year’s top continental competition...

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UN Economic and Social Council launches online forum on sustainable development

20 September 2012 – The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has...
 

 

Former Somali refugee to receive prestigious UN award

18 September 2012 – Former Somali refugee to receive prestigious UN award The United...
 

 

Violence against women, property rights most pressing indigenous issues – UN expert

18 September 2012 – Violence against women and girls and the indiscriminate extraction of...
 

 

At annual prayer service, Ban urges hope amid global hardships and uncertainty

18 September 2012 – The values that unite humanity are coming under increasing strain, the...
 

 
General Assembly chief highlights ‘momentous’ year at helm of UN body

14 September 2012 – The past twelve months have been “momentous, historic and challenging”...
 

 

Fight against hunger needs greater investment from private sector, stresses UN agency

13 September 2012 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the...
 

 

2012 APEC Ministerial Meeting - Joint Statement

5-6 September 2012 – We, the APEC Ministers, met in Vladivostok, Russia on September 5-6, 2012...
 

 

Putin: "build bridges, not walls" at APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting 2012

8 September 2012 – Russian President Vladimir Putin remarks at the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting 2012 in ...
 

 

Economies will perform better with more even income distribution – UN report

12 September 2012 – A new United Nations report advocates that governments use fiscal and...
 

 

‘Far-reaching vision’ for growth and jobs urged at start of UN development dialogue
 
10 September 2012 – Opening the General Assembly’s dialogue on meeting international...

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Despite ‘real’ progress in mediation efforts, UN can do more, Ban tells Member States

13 September 2012 – The United Nations is much better positioned today to help settle disputes...
 

 

At UN-backed conference, African officials discuss path to sustainable development
 
13 September 2012 – Representatives from more than 40 African countries have gathered at a...

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New report: Global Europe 2050

Posted on September 10, 2012 - The Global Europe 2050 foresight report presents and quantifies three...
 

 

UN human rights chief urges religious leaders to restore calm amid anti-Islam film protests

14 September 2012 – The United Nations human rights chief today urged religious and political...
 

 

At Human Rights Council, UN expert calls for uniform application of international law

13 September 2012 – A United Nations independent expert today urged world governments to...
 

 

At Swiss Parliament, Ban extols country’s dedication to UN ideals

11 September 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today lauded Switzerland’s devotion to...
 

 

London Olympic Games leave lasting legacy of positive social change – UN envoy

10 September 2012 – The United Nations envoy on sport for peace today praised the London...
 

 

Marking South-South cooperation, UN officials call for more equitable opportunities
 
12 September 2012 – The developing countries comprising the global South have made strides in...

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Seeking to advance rights of people with disabilities, UN treaty review starts in New York

12 September 2012 – Hundreds of advocates and experts on disability, as well as Government...
 

 

Strengthened partnerships can boost humanitarian response, UN official tells Arab forum

12 September 2012 – The United Nations humanitarian chief today stressed that, working...
 

 

UN agency partners with MasterCard to help improve food delivery around the world
 
13 September 2012 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced a...

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General Assembly meeting highlights need to end nuclear testing for a safer world

6 September 2012 – The end of nuclear tests is one of the key means of achieving a safer and...
 

 

Timely and decisive response vital to uphold ‘responsibility to protect’ – UN officials

5 September 2012 – A timely and decisive response is vital in the face of...
 

 

UN expert urges countries to give access to justice to people living
in poverty

3 September 2012 – A United Nations independent expert today urged Member States to commit...
 

 

Food prices remain steady but vigilance still needed, UN agency warns
 
6 September 2012 – The United Nations today reported that global food prices remained steady...

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UN agencies call for swift international action to prevent repeat of
world food crisis

4 September 2012 – Coordinated international action is urgently needed to prevent rising food...
 

 

UN chief hails 'successful' end of review of programme of action for
illicit small arms trade

8 September 2012 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomes the “successful”...
 

 

UN official calls for policies to address rapid urbanization in developing
countries

3 September 2012 – A United Nations official today called for the development of national urban...
 

 

UN releases latest edition of its annual Yearbook
 
5 September 2012 – The United Nations today released the latest version of its annual Yearbook,...

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On International Literacy Day, UN flags key role of reading and
writing in global peace

7 September 2012 – United Nations officials have stressed the importance of literacy in...
 

 

...bridging the gap among people of different cultures

BUDAPEST, Hungary, SEPT. 4, 2012 (Zenit.org).- In a message to Maria Voce, president of the ...
 

 

Diaspora's... the value of remittances in 2011 throughout the world
totalled $489 billion

1 September 2012 - This is a part of the analysis of the macroeconomics portal that monitors...
 

 

International treaty on domestic workers’ rights to come into force
next year – UN

5 September 2012 – A United Nations treaty which provides a set of international standards to...
 

 

UN celebrates disaster preparedness of Australian capital city
 
4 September 2012 – The capital of Australia has been recognized as one of a group of global...

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Global ban on nuclear tests vital for achieving more secure world
– UN chief

29 August 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the importance of a global ban...
 

 

Non-Aligned Movement must respond to its people’s aspirations,
Ban tells summit

30 August 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the strong partnership...
 

 

GLOBAL DIALOGUE FOUNDATION AT THE 3rd UNAoC SUMMER SCHOOL 2012

1 September 2012 - Global Dialogue Foundation was recently invited to attend the 3rd annual United Nations ...
 

 

Amid recent spate of executions, UN calls for end to capital punishment

31 August 2012 – The United Nations agency tasked with defending human rights voiced renewed...
 

 

In Iran, Ban holds range of meetings with leaders of Non-Aligned Movement countries

31 August 2012 – While in Iran for 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM),...
 

 

On international day, UN experts highlight need to end enforced

disappearances


30 August 2012 – The practice of enforced disappearances in which citizens of a State are...
 

 

UN chief gathers with fellow alumni of Red Cross study trip for 50-year reunion

26 August 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday gathered in Washington, D. C. with ...
 

 

UN official hails 2012 Paralympic Games as celebration of inclusion

29 August 2012 – With the 2012 London Paralympic Games only hours away from their torch-lighting...
 

 

UN food agency launches water management framework to combat food insecurity
 
27 August 2012 – The United Nations food agency today launched a framework that will help...

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Registration for Rio '13 Begins Today

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, AUG. 28, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Registrations for World Youth Day 2013...
 



Multicultural Gala Dinner - Melbourne 2012


22 August 2012 - On the evening of Friday the 17th of August, Global Dialogue Foundation...
 

 

Conflict management, development among key focus areas for deputy UN chief

23 August 2012 – Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson says key development issues such...
 

 

Hundreds of millions of people reached in UN campaign for World Humanitarian Day

20 August 2012 – A global United Nations campaign to highlight the impact that humanitarian...
 

 

Hillary Clinton at Pacific forum


24/08/2012, The U.S Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will join Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard at ...
 

 

On international day for remembrance, UNESCO chief calls for reflection on slavery

23 August 2012 – Marking the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition,...
 

 

Russia, Philippines ratify UN treaty guaranteeing maritime labour rights

21 August 2012 – A comprehensive range of labour standards for the world's 1.2 million merchant...
 

 

Diasporas in Australia: Launch of Australian Research Council Report

16 August, 2012 - Canberra, Australia - The three-year research project “ Diasporas in Australia: Current and Potential Links...
 

 

For World Humanitarian Day, UN flags power of individual action to spark global change

17 August 2012 – Ahead of World Humanitarian Day, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...
 

 

Ban: leadership of young women crucial to advance development worldwide
 
13 August 2012 – The empowerment of young women is key for advancing development...

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100 million people taking part in World Humanitarian Day campaign, so far – UN


14 August 2012 – The United Nations campaign highlighting the work of the world’s humanitarian...
 

 

UN development chief announces increased support for disaster reduction

15 August 2012 – Disaster risk management must become a central feature of development planning.
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UN envoy on sport for peace praises ‘exemplary’ Summer Olympics

13 August 2012 – The United Nations envoy on sport for peace today lauded the London 2012 Olympic...
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Volunteer Translators Take Singer Beyoncé’s Humanitarian Message Global

New York  - 17 August 2012 - This yearʼs World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is being celebrated with the launch of a global...
 

 

"Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for greater and more

meaningful inclusion of youth into decision-making processes around the world..."


10 August 2012 – Ahead of the International Youth Day, and amidst an economic crisis which...
 

 

UN launches sustainable development network to help find solutions to global problems

9 August 2012 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today launched a new..
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For World Humanitarian Day, General Assembly becomes music video location

10 August 2012 – While the usual focus of events taking place in the United Nations General...
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UN and G20 can support each other to advance common goals, say top officials


31 July 2012 – As the General Assembly met today to hear about the outcome of the Group of 20...
 

 

Ban names high-level panel to map out 'bold' vision for future global development efforts

31 July 2012 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the members...
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Vatican Calls Muslims, Christians to Prepare Youth for Peace

VATICAN CITY, AUG. 3, 2012 (Zenit.org).- In a message for the end of Ramadan, the Pontifical...
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United Nations launches campaign to encourage good deeds for World Humanitarian Day

2 August 2012 – Ahead of World Humanitarian Day, the United Nations today launched...
 

 

United Nations System-Wide Action Plan on Youth Questionnaire

Posted on August 3, 2012 - The United Nations is developing a System-Wide Action Plan on Youth...
 

 

To prosper, Africa must diversify economies, focus on agribusiness – UN official

1 August 2012 – Africa needs to embrace economic diversification as well as focus on agribusiness...
 

 

UN official calls on academics to step up their efforts to fight hunger
 
30 July 2012 – A United Nations top official today called on academics to get involved...

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Press Release, Secretary Clinton to Host Global Diaspora Forum

July 25, 2012 - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host the second annual Global Diaspora Forum at...
 

 

Secretary-General calls on countries to follow through with Olympic Truce

27 July 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged countries to follow through...
 

 

As ECOSOC annual substantive session ends, UN officials hail achievements
 
27 July 2012 – The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) today wrapped...

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The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Wants to Foster Innovation through Apps and Games Promoting Intercultural Dialogue

NEW YORK, New York, 26 July 2012 — the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, the MIT...
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Secretary-General takes part in torch relay ahead of Olympic Games in London

26 July 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today took part in the traditional torch runh...
 

 

Secretary-General takes part in torch relay ahead of Olympic Games in London

26 July 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today took part in the traditional torch...
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Secretary-General to take part in London Olympics torch run

24 July 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will head later this week to London, where ...
 

 

On International Day, UN honours Nelson Mandela’s work for peace, justice, equality
 
18 July 2012 – The United Nations today marked Nelson Mandela International Day, celebrating...

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Secretary-General praises China’s efforts to achieve sustainable development
 
18 July 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised China’s efforts to implement...

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Member States urged to consider proposals to strengthen UN treaty body system
 
16 July 2012 – Top United Nations officials today called on Member States to consider a set...

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New Deputy Secretary-General to focus on development, political issues

19 July 2012 – Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said today he intends to focus on...
 

 

UN experts urge action to achieve Millennium Development Goals ahead of 2015
 
10 July 2012 – A group of United Nations independent experts today urged States to intensifyt...

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UN Economic and Social Council high-level segment ends with call for partnerships
 
10 July 2012 – The United Nations Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) high-level segment...

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UN and 2015 Universiade organizers aim to promote dialogue through sport
 
11 July 2012 – The United Nations and the organisers of the 2015 Universiade – an international...

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Culture and tradition can help Pacific nations deal with climate change: PM Lilo

09/07/2012, Cultural knowledge can help Pacific nations find solutions to dealing with the impacts of climate...
 

 

World Population Day: UN highlights key role of access to reproductive health care
 
10 July 2012 – Marking World Population Day, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for more...

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UN report urges improved fisheries management to help ensure food security
 
9 July 2012 – The United Nations food agency today urged countries to effectively manage...

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At high-level discussion, UN officials highlight costs of corruption on societies

9 July 2012 – At a high-level panel discussion on accountability and transparency...
 

 

Use of ‘Big Data’ in development highlighted at UN Headquarters meeting
 
10 July 2012 – The era of ‘Big Data’ presents the United Nations with an historic opportunity...

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30,000 Gaza students in UN school to benefit from computers from Republic of Korea
 
12 July 2012 – Some 30,000 students in Gaza will be able to benefit from computer training...

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Global partnership key to achieving Millennium Development Goals by 2015 – UN report
 
2 July 2012 – With three important targets on poverty, slums and water having been met...

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UN development cooperation forum ends with call for strong collaboration among states
 
6 July 2012 – A United Nations forum on development cooperation today ended for a call...

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States must address racist attacks during sporting events – UN expert
 
3 July 2012 – States must pay close attention to early signs of racism that could eventually lead..

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UN development cooperation forum to address poverty reduction and sustainability
 
5 July 2012 – A United Nations development cooperation forum kicked off today with a focus..

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UN Economic and Social Council high-level meeting opens with focus on jobs crisis
 
2 July 2012 – The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) today opened...
 

 

UN proposes mechanisms to raise $400 billion to close gap on development financing needs
 
5 July 2012 – In a major report, the United Nations today proposed a series of financial...

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Following Rio+20, UN expert body calls on businesses to respect human rights

 
29 June 2012 – A United Nations expert body today expressed concern that the outcome document...

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UN senior officials highlight Rio+20 achievements

 
28 June 2012 – United Nations senior officials today highlighted the achievements made...

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At seminar, UN top officials call for new approaches on countering appeal of terrorism
 
27 June 2012 – United Nations top officials today called for new approaches to address global ...
 

 

ECOSOC to tackle global jobs crisis during next week’s high-level segment
 
29 June 2012 – The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will tackle the global...

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Rule of law key to implementing responsibility to protect principle, says UN official
 
27 June 2012 – The rule of law is key to the implementation of the ‘responsibility to protect’...

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UN hails commitment of public servants to bettering their communities
 
25 June 2012 – Marking United Nations Public Service Day today, UN officials hailed the vitall ...
 

 

UN teams up with fashion industry to fight poverty
 
28 June 2012 – The United Nations today announced its partnership with the fashion industry...
 

 

Archbishop Nichols: What Does Human Dignity Really Mean?
 
LONDON, JUNE 28, 2012 (Zenit.org).- On Monday, the archbishop of Westminster, Vincent...
 

 

What the Holy See Is Telling the UN (Part 1)
 
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, JUNE 27, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Archbishop Francis Chullikatt, the...
 

 

What the Holy See Is Telling the UN (Part 2)
 
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, JUNE 28, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Archbishop Francis Chullikatt, the...
 



Rio+20: At forum, business leaders discuss shifting to sustainable path

 
15 June 2012 – More than 2,000 business leaders, investors and labour activists will today...

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Secretary-General begins 100-day countdown to International Day of Peace
 
13 June 2012 – Starting the 100 day countdown to the International Day of Peace...

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Rio+20: Youth turn to green jobs as an answer to unemployment
 
16 June 2012 – With over half the world population under 25 years of age and the global...

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Rio+20: Civil movements reflect desire for sustainable future, UN official says
 
13 June 2012 – The civil movements that have taken place over the past months in the Middle East...

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Rio+20: Interview with head of the UN Sustainable Development Conference
 
13 June 2012 – Ahead of the UN Sustainable Development Conference (Rio+20), taking place ...

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Oscar-winning actress to promote technology for women and girls in new UN role
 
12 June 2012 – The United Nations telecoms agency has designated Academy Award-winning...

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UNICEF, partners rally around global effort to end preventable child deaths
 
14 June 2012 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today joined governments..

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UN health agency re-classifies diesel engine exhaust as ‘carcinogenic to humans’
 
12 June 2012 – More than a decade after it was classified as ‘probably carcinogenic to humans ...

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Rio+20: 'Encouraging progress' made on outcome document
 
16 June 2012 – “Engouraging progress” was made by countries on the final day of the last...
 

 
Rio+20 Feature: Seven Issues, Seven Experts – Disasters
 
15 June 2012 – World leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments,..

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Amid global uncertainty, G20 summit in Mexico must achieve real results – Ban
 
15 June 2012 – Next week’s summit of the Group of 20 (G20) leading economies must achieve...

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Ban names United States diplomat as new UN political affairs chief
 
11 June 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Jeffrey D. Feltman of the United ...

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Rio+20: ‘cautious optimism’ as last round of outcome document talks nears end
 
15 June 2012 – There is a sense of “cautious optimism” among delegates negotiating the outcome...

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East Africa could benefit from regional ‘mobile money’ rules – UN study
 
15 June 2012 – With mobile money – the use of cell phones for money transfers and payments...

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Rio+20: As negotiations continue, civil society groups voice concerns in side-events
 
14 June 2012 – As delegates today continued negotiating the outcome agreement...

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UN food agency urges companies and organizations to join global food waste initiative
 
13 June 2012 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and key partners...

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UN human rights experts speak out on World Day Against Child Labour
 
12 June 2012 – On the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour, two United Nations..

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Do One Thing for Diversity & Inclusion 2012 in the City of Whittlesea, Victoria (Australia)

 
25 May 2012 - City of Whittleseaʼs Community Leadership Network participated...
 

 

UN Assembly elects Serbian Foreign Minister to serve as President of 67th session
 
8 June 2012 – The United Nations General Assembly today elected Serbia’s Foreign ...

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Progress on UN Millennium Development Goals to be tracked by online platform
 
6 June 2012 – The United Nations today launched an online platform that will track the...

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Ahead of meeting, Ban urges public to vote on solutions to achieve 'the future we want'
 
6 June 2012 – Ahead of a major conference on sustainable development, Secretary-General ...

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Rio+20 must result in ‘concrete’ decisions to advance sustainable development – Ban
 
6 June 2012 – With just two weeks until the start of a major United Nations ...
 

 

French President calls for action ‘today’ ahead of Rio+20 conference in Brazil
 
8 June 2012 – French President Francois Hollande today spoke of the need for urgent ...

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On World Environment Day, UN officials highlight need to ensure sustainability of resources
 
5 June 2012 – Marking World Environment Day, United Nations officials today ...

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European Catholic-Orthodox Forum Under Way in Lisbon
 
LISBON, Portugal, JUNE 5, 2012 (Zenit.org).- A forum on the current economic and financial ...
 

 
Pope Congratulates Queen Elizabeth for Diamond Jubilee
 
VATICAN CITY, JUNE 6, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI sent his congratulations to Queen ...
 

 
UN bike ride highlights importance of sustainable transport
 
8 June 2012 – United Nations officials, diplomats and members of civil society...
 

 
Benedict XVI: Sports Is Key to Integral Development
 
VATICAN CITY, JUNE 7, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI is inviting players, fans and all of society...
 

 

Countries must fully support right to water at Rio+20 conference, says UN expert
 
6 June 2012 – A United Nations independent expert today called on governments to ...
 

 

UN labour chief: world economy should focus more on needs of society
 
6 June 2012 – The head of the United Nations labour agency today told a major work...
 

 

Pope Congratulates Queen Elizabeth for Diamond Jubilee
 
VATICAN CITY, JUNE 6, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI sent his congratulations to Queen ...
 

 
Ahead of summit, Ban urges G20 to focus on promoting sustainable economic growth
 
5 June 2012 – As the world’s leading economies prepare to meet later this month in ...
 

 

Partnerships key in creating jobs for youth in post-conflict nations, say UN officials
 
4 June 2012 – United Nations officials today stressed the need for partnerships across...
 

 

Diamond jubilee: Queen describes 'humbling' celebration in TV address
 
5 June 2012 – The Queen described the diamond jubilee celebrations as a "humbling experience" in a televised address to the nation...
 

 

Hunger eradication essential to achieve sustainable development – UN food agency
 
30 May 2012 – Sustainable development will not be achieved unless hunger and malnutrition ...
 

 

Countries begin last round of talks on outcome document ahead of Rio+20 conference
 
29 May 2012 – Countries today began the last round of negotiations on an outcome document...

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UN Alliance of Civilizations Partners Forum Draws to A Close
 
Posted 2nd June 2012 - Convened at the invitation of the Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep...
 


TALKING POINTS - Istanbul Partners Forum, Pledging Conference
 
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At Alliance of Civilizations meeting, Ban calls for tolerance and cooperation
 
31 May 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need for tolerance and..
 

 
Neglected indigenous food can be important tool to fight hunger – UN official
 
31 May 2012 – Indigenous foods which have been neglected by the food industry and urban.
 

 

Asia-Pacific region must adopt low carbon policies to sustain growth – UN
 
29 May 2012 – Asia-Pacific nations must adopt low carbon policies to reduce poverty and sustain...
 

 

Caritas to Host International Congress in Vienna
 
VIENNA, Austria, MAY 30, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Caritas will host an International Congress on...

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Impact of jobs crisis on youth among issues on agenda of UN labour conference
 
30 May 2012 – Nearly 5,000 delegates today kicked off a United Nations forum in Geneva...
 


UN marks Peacekeepers Day with tribute to ‘blue helmets’ serving worldwide
 
29 May 2012 – The United Nations today saluted the military, police and civilian personnel...
 

 

Top UN officials stress need for concrete commitments ahead of Rio+20 conference
 
22 May 2012 – United Nations top officials today stressed the need to achieve concrete...
 

 

Istanbul 2012 Partners Forum at the Invitation of Turkish Prime Minister Erdoğan
 
Posted on May 23, 2012 - The first Partners Forum for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations will take place in Istanbul...
 

 

Mediation plays vital role in preventing conflicts, settling disputes – UN
 
23 May 2012 – Mediation is a valuable and effective tool for conflict prevention and the ...
 

 

UN chief to travel to Turkey and Saudi Arabia next week
 
25 May 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will next week travel to Turkey and ...
 

 
Sustainable development must inform global economic revival efforts – Ban
 
18 May 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that efforts to revive the global...

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On biodiversity day, UN chief calls for greater protection of world’s oceans
 
22 May 2012 – Marking the International Day for Biological Diversity, Secretary-General ...

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Asia-Pacific region must boost collaboration to ensure sustainable growth – UN official
 
21 May 2012 – Countries in Asia and the Pacific must come closer together and increase cooperation...
 


At Rio+20, world must seize generational opportunity to achieve sustainable future – Ban
 
23 May 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged countries to seize the opportunity...
 


Internet governance must ensure access for everyone – UN expert
 
18 May 2012 – As a powerful global information resource, the Internet must be accessible...
 


New UN website fosters sharing of successful sustainable development projects
 
23 May 2012 – The United Nations today launched a new online database to strengthen ...
 

 
UN legal counsel urges new law graduates to remain committed to cause of justice
 
18 May 2012 – The top lawyer of the United Nations today exhorted new law graduates...

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UN chief asks youth to ‘make some noise’ ahead of Rio+20 conference
 
17 May 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today asked young people from all over the world...

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New paradigm needed to ensure global job creation and economic progress – UN officials
 
17 May 2012 – United Nations senior officials today stressed the importance of establishing...

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UN Women names members of group to facilitate dialogue with civil society
 
17 May 2012 – The United Nations entity mandated to promote gender equality today announced ...
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Work-family balance benefits families and society at large, says Ban
 
15 May 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has highlighted the need for work-family balance...
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Development cooperation will play key role in gaining sustainable development – UN
 
14 May 2012 – Partnerships and development cooperation among countries will play a key role...

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Maternal deaths continue to decline but more progress needed – UN report
 
16 May 2012 – The number of women dying of pregnancy and childbirth related complicationss...
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Ban stresses power of information technology to facilitate sustainable development
 
17 May 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today emphasized the need to optimize the use...

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General Assembly President pays tribute to those who rebelled against slavery
 
15 May 2012 – The President of the General Assembly Nassir, Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, today paid...

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Sub-Saharan Africa cannot sustain growth without ending hunger – UN report
 
15 May 2012 – Sub-Saharan Africa cannot sustain its present economic growth unless it eliminates ...
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UN experts call for global financial tax to offset costs of economic crisis
 
14 May 2012 – A group of United Nations independent experts today called on the European Union ...
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Harnessing power of technology to advance development focus of UN forum
 
14 May 2012 – Over 1,000 representatives of government, civil society and the private sector kicked...
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Benedict XVI Makes Appeal on UN World Day of Families
 
VATICAN CITY, MAY 17, 2012 (Zenit.org).- In his general audience on Wednesday, Benedict XVI...
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Ban calls for global leadership dedicated to the common good
 
8 May 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for global leadership dedicated...

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UN committed to helping war-torn nations build and sustain peace – Ban
 
7 May 2012 – The United Nations is determined to do everything possible to assist...

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Work remains to realize rights of indigenous peoples, says deputy UN chief
 
7 May 2012 – Five years after the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous...
 

 

Ban urges progress in Rio+20 negotiations, names post-2015 High-level Panel co-chairs
 
9 May 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged countries to make progress in their...

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New UN-backed guidelines aim to protect rights to land, fisheries and forests
 
11 May 2012 – A United Nations-backed committee today endorsed a set of far-reaching global..

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Small island nations commit to new steps at UN forum to reduce fossil fuel use
 
9 May 2012 – Twenty small island developing nations have announced new actions to reduce..

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New UN-backed guidelines aim to protect rights to land, fisheries and forests
 
11 May 2012 – A United Nations-backed committee today endorsed a set of far-reaching global..

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UN launches initiative to help end new HIV infections among children by 2015
 
8 May 2012 – The lead United Nations agency dealing with the global AIDS response...
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UN official urges Islamic nations to integrate ancient principles into refugee laws
 
11 May 2012 – Addressing a first-of-its-kind meeting on refugees in the Muslim world, the top...
 

 

Asia-Pacific cannot afford to grow without addressing environmental concerns – UN
 
10 May 2012 – Countries in the Asia-Pacific region must find ways to continue to grow...

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UN recognizes women’s leadership in information and communication technologies
 
9 May 2012 – A Head of State, the chief of a telecommunications company in China, and a...
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Despite slowdown, Asia-Pacific region will be ‘anchor of stability for world economy’ – UN
 
10 May 2012 – While Asia and the Pacific faces another year of slowing growth as demand...

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-NEW- Bird-watching can help boost ecotourism industry, says UN environment agency
 
10 May 2012 – Bird-watching, a popular hobby around the world, can present significant economic...
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Countries agree to extend negotiations on Rio+20 outcome document
 
5 May 2012 – Representatives from governments negotiating the outcome document..

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Creation of sustainable jobs at centre of UN youth forum
 
4 May 2012 – The creation of green jobs is essential to ensure a sustainable future, ...
 

 

One woman is transforming businesses through making business giving a habit
 
24 April 2012 - Masami Sato has had many careers. Originally educated to become an architect in Japan ...
 

 

General Assembly President calls for inclusive economies in Arab world
 
4 May 2012 – The Arab world faces the challenge of building inclusive economies, the President...
 

 

Buddhist teachings offer insights into achieving a sustainable future – Ban
 
5 May 2012 – The teachings of Buddhism can offer significant insights on how to improve...
 

 

Better use of water leading to positive impacts on development – UN survey
 
4 May 2012 – Sustainable water reforms are having a positive impact on countries’ development...

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UN trade official encourages expansion of organic farming in Africa
 
2 May 2012 – Expanding Africa’s shift towards organic farming will have beneficial effects...

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UN continuing to bolster use of new media to tell its story, says senior official
 
23 April 2012 – The United Nations has fully embraced new media tools to tell its story while...

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Coordinated global action crucial to defeat terrorism, Ban tells Security Council
 
4 May 2012 – Stressing the need for an integrated response to terrorism, Secretary-General ...

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Trade vital to help countries achieve sustainable development, UN conference hears
 
26 April 2012 – International trade plays a key role in expanding demand and supply of ...

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Security Council hears of need for more women in peace and security matters
 
24 April 2012 – The UN Security Council today held a meeting at which it heard of the need to ...

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Praising India’s economic progress, Ban calls for more inclusive development
 
27 April 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised India’s economic development...
 


On annual World Book Day, UN stresses importance of translation
 
23 April 2012 – Marking World Book and Copyright Day, the head of the United Nations Educational,...
 

 

UN celebrates legacy of jazz as a force of social transformation
 
27 April 2012 – The United Nations today kicked off celebrations for the first annual...
 

 

The transition to a green economy must include better safety standards for workers – UN
 
28 April 2012 – Protecting the safety and health of workers across the world must be part...

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UN debate stresses need to break down barriers for girls in technology-related careers
 
26 April 2012 – At a United Nations-organized event in New York, education and technology...

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Ban stresses need for reproductive health care for young people
 
23 April 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need to provide reproductive...
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UN chief calls on countries to intensify efforts to combat malaria
 
25 April 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on countries to intensify...

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UN continuing to bolster use of new media to tell its story, says senior official
 
23 April 2012 – The United Nations has fully embraced new media tools to tell its story while...

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Assembly chief urges scientific approaches to sustainable development
 
18 April 2012 – The President of the General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, warned today...

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Ban welcomes European Union’s energy access initiative for developing countries
 
16 April 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed a new European Union...

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Ahead of International Mother Earth Day, UN officials highlight global concerns
 
20 April 2012 – Ahead of International Mother Earth Day on Sunday, senior United Nations...

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Ending hunger critical to ensuring development that is sustainable – UN official
 
19 April 2012 – The world must tackle the urgent challenge of ending hunger if it is to ensure...

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UN forum notes effectiveness of documentaries in telling stories of sustainability
 
17 April 2012 – A two-day United Nations-backed conference focussed on developing...

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UN disarmament official urges shifting more resources from military to development
 
17 April 2012 – The top United Nations official on disarmament affairs today encouraged...

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Azerbaijani journalist selected for annual UN press freedom award
 
17 April 2012 – An Azerbaijani journalist and human rights activist has been named this..

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Human rights must be integrated into sustainable development, UN official stresses
 
18 April 2012 – Countries must integrate human rights into the upcoming sustainable...

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UN chief congratulates new World Bank President
 
17 April 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated Dr. Jim Yong Kim...

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UN refugee agency names Angelina Jolie as special envoy
 
17 April 2012 – The UN refugee agency announced today that actress and humanitarian Angelina...

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UN trade meeting to focus on ‘development-centred globalization’
 
20 April 2012 – On the eve of a major United Nations ministerial conference on international...

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UN official highlights role of business sector in sustainable development
 
11 April 2012 – The business and industry sectors play a key role in leading countries...

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Space science plays key role in achieving sustainable development – UN
 
12 April 2012 – United Nations officials today highlighted the contribution of human space...

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Time for a new social contract: CIVICUS report suggests a generational opportunity in the face of multiple crises
 
10 April 2012 – Civil society faces a generational opportunity to prove its value as a source of alternatives...

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Learning from Rwandan genocide only way to shape a better future – Ban
 
11 April 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today honoured the victims of the Rwandan...

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At Google ‘hangout,’ Ban engages with youth around the world on key issues
 
10 April 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today engaged with young people from around...

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At UN conference, Latin American countries reaffirm commitment to eradicate hunger
 
2 April 2012 – Latin American and Caribbean countries reaffirmed their commitment to eradicate...
 

 

Youth education, employment and empowerment key to global progress – Ban
 
2 April 2012 – Providing education, employment and empowerment for young people...

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Ban: new economic paradigm needed, including social and environmental progress
 
2 April 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the need for an economic...

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Convergences: decent work and social justice in religious traditions
 
Posted 5 April 2012 - “... universal and lasting peace can be established only if it is based upon social...”
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Construction of UN-supported hydro power plant begins in Sierra Leone
 
4 April 2012 – The construction of a United Nations-supported hydro power plant has...

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Africa and Asia to lead urban population growth in next 40 years – UN report
 
5 April 2012 – Africa and Asia together will account for 86 per cent of all growth in the...
 

 

Ban and head of South American bloc discuss regional issues, sustainable development
 
3 April 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met yesterday with the head of the Union of South...
 


Qatar and UN urge countries to increase support for victims of humanitarian disaster
 
5 April 2012 – Qatar and the United Nations today jointly urged the international community...
 


United Kingdom to give $25 million to UN-led programme to help empower farmers

 

4 April 2012 – The United Kingdom today signed an agreement with the United Nations food ...

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UN officials stress need to strengthen and harmonize human rights treaty bodies
 
2 April 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for increased resources to help...
 

 

UN relief chief welcomes Brazil’s contribution to humanitarian action
 
4 April 2012 – The United Nations humanitarian affairs chief yesterday pledged support...
 

 

Investing in agriculture most effective way to eradicate poverty in Africa – UN
 
26 March 2012 – With the deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...
 

 

Tourism: A Tool for Peace and Intercultural Understanding
 
Posted on March 30, 2012 - Every person and every place are unique in their culture, and this uniqueness is one of the driving...
 


On International Day, Ban pays tribute to all those seeking truth and justice
 
24 March 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today paid tribute to all the brave individuals...
 


True protection of UN staff demands collective action, says Secretary-General

 

25 March 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged all nations to join forces to protect...

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UN officials stress national ownership and partnerships for successful peacebuilding
 
26 March 2012 – United Nations peacebuilding efforts are more effective when post-conflict...
 

 

Ban spotlights Singapore’s work on disaster management and sustainable development
 
23 March 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised Singapore’s response to natural...
 

 

Al-Nasser urges strengthening Alliance of Civilizations as a global mediation tool
 
22 March 2012 – The President of the General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, today...
 


Live UN Debate on Cross-Cultural Issues

 

22/3/2012, The General Assembly and The UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) are hosting a thematic...

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On International Day of Nowruz, UN officials call for renewed unity among cultures
 
21 March 2012 – The spirit of peace and unity that lies at the core of Nowruz, the spring festival...
 

 

Ban praises Malaysia’s poverty reduction, urges it to share its experiences with others

 

22 March 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today commended Malaysia for “making great...

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Ensuring access to water for agriculture vital for sustainable future – UN
 
22 March 2012 – Ensuring universal access to water and using it wisely in agriculture is essential...

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Sustainable development efforts of 25 grassroots groups win UN-backed prize
 
23 March 2012 – Twenty-five local community projects – ranging from a wildlife sanctuary...

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UN-backed study urges donors to place greater emphasis on disaster risk reduction
 
20 March 2012 – International aid donors must do more to ensure that their spending on disaster risk...
 

 
UN honours heroes and survivors of transatlantic slave trade
 
23 March 2012 – The United Nations is hosting a series of events, beginning today, to pay tribute...
 

 

UN relief chief highlights cooperation with South-east Asia on disaster management

 

23 March 2012 – The United Nations relief chief today highlighted the importance of working...

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On International Day of Nowruz, UN officials call for renewed unity among cultures
 
21 March 2012 – The spirit of peace and unity that lies at the core of Nowruz, the spring festival...
 

 

Looking to Rio+20, world must act on sustainable development, says UN forum
 
23 March 2012 – The international community must “reset the global development agenda”...

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Social injustice and environmental risks need to be tackled together – Ban
 
22 March 2012 – Social justice and environmental protection are equally urgent and intrinsically...

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UN and European Bank boost support for private investment in agriculture

 
21 March 2012 – The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organizations (FAO) and the European...

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UN experts call for including human rights standards in development goals
 
19 March 2012 – A group of independent United Nations experts today urged States to include...

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At European Parliament, Assembly President underscores UN’s ‘universality’
 
12 March 2012 – General Assembly President Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser today emphasized...
 

 

UN-led initiative harnesses partnerships to tackle water and sanitation challenges
 
16 March 2012 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has facilitated the...

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Solar Energy Brings Food, Water, and Light to West Africa
 
Published March 13, 2012 - It's long been established doctrine in international development circles...

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Rio+20: Social media countdown to UN sustainable development forum kicks off

 
12 March 2012 – The 100-day countdown to the United Nations conference on sustainable...

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Ban urges integrating environmental, social and economic aspects of development
 
16 March 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged governments to consider setting...

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ECOSOC President urges effective policies to spur economic recovery
 
12 March 2012 – The President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council...
 

 

Countries agree on global guidelines on responsible land rights at UN-hosted talks
 
13 March 2012 – Ninety-six countries, along with non-governmental, private, and civil society...

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New UN agreement seeks to protect environment from hazardous electronic waste

 
13 March 2012 – A new United Nations agreement seeks to diminish the damage caused...

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World meets goal of boosting access to clean water but lags on better sanitation – UN
 
6 March 2012 – The goal of reducing by half the number of people without access to safe drinking...
 

 

Concerted global efforts have led to great strides against extreme poverty – Ban
 
8 March 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed that focused financing...
 

 

Power of UN-sponsored school meals for girls to be highlighted in video series
 
5 March 2012 – A 13-year-old girl living in one of Kenya’s poorest slums who has grown...
 

 

Empowering rural women key to boosting welfare of societies, UN officials stress
 
7 March 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today joined other senior United Nations...
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Women’s participation in all aspects of society more vital than ever – UN officials
 
8 March 2012 – Women’s voices and their participation in all aspects of society are more important...
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Ban calls for greater efforts to remove barriers to women’s economic empowerment
 
6 March 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for greater efforts to remove...
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Holy See Calls Attention to Needs of Rural Women
 
NEW YORK, MARCH 7, 2012 (Zenit.org).- The Holy See drew attention to the needs of rural...
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UN partners with Groupon to support nutrition for mothers and children in Asia
 
7 March 2012 – On the eve of this year’s International Women’s Day, the United Nations...
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UN remains vital forum to address today’s most pressing issues – Assembly President
 
1 March 2012 – The United Nations remains an essential forum to address universal economic,...
 

 

Unity in Diversity makes its start in Cameroon, Africa
 
21 February 2012 – A group of committed civil society activists came together in Yaounde, Cameroon...
 

 

Migiro calls for systematic strategies to empower women in rural areas
 
27 February 2012 – Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today called for systematic...
 


Holy See and the UN: Trying to Speak Up for Human Dignity
 
ROME, FEB. 29, 2012 (Zenit.org).- The 35th summit of the International Fund for Agricultural...
 

 

Vatican Aid Group for Africa Gives $2M to 200 Projects

 
VATICAN CITY, FEB. 29, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Choosing causes ranging from drought to education,
 

 

Report on a survey among actors in the field of humanitarianism and development
 
Posted on February 27, 2012 - Excellent work and dedication of a wide range of non-governmental...
 

 

UN jobs forum hears call to unlock potential of young people
 
27 February 2012 – Governments, corporations and policy-makers must do more to realize...
 


UN kicks off information technology ‘hackathon’ promoting global sustainability
 
28 February 2012 – A United Nations-backed competition with the goal of uncovering sustainable...
 

 

Ban appoints veteran Swedish diplomat as new UN Deputy Secretary-General
 
2 March 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Jan Eliasson...
 


Despite drop, India No. 9 in number of immigrants
 
2 Mar 2012- NEW DELHI: The number of foreign immigrants living in India is steadily declining, but India...
 

 

UN Women to provide $10.5 million in grants for empowerment projects
 
1 March 2012 – The United Nations agency mandated to promote gender equality today announced,
 



General Assembly President calls for early conflict mediation to avoid violence

 
25 February 2012 – The President of the General Assembly Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser today..
 

 

UN official urges focus on rural development to lift millions out of poverty
 
22 February 2012 – A top United Nations official today committed to pull up to 90 million people...
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Ban calls for global economic model that promotes greater social justice
 
20 February 2012 – Calling on people to tap into the spirit of recent public protests worldwide...

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Brazil funds UN local food purchase projects in five African countries
 
21 February 2012 – Brazil is providing more than $2.3 million to support a new local food purchase...

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From democracy to soccer, Zambia’s successes offer example for all – Ban
 
24 February 2012 – From its commitment to democracy to its soccer victory in the recent Africa...

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UN advocate Michael Douglas urges young artists to draw for peace
 
21 February 2012 – The United Nations Messenger of Peace and two-time Academy Award winner...
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UN communications forum makes progress on radio services and applications
 
17 February 2012 – A United Nations forum focused on ensuring universal access to radio...

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General Assembly President stresses role of UN in problem solving
 
13 February 2012 – The President of the General Assembly Nassir Abdulaziz Al Nasser today...

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Migiro urges greater role for emerging economies in global governance
 
13 February 2012 – Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today called for the wider inclusion...

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Women must be empowered to ‘create the future we want’ – Migiro
 
14 February 2012 – United Nations Member States must boost economic empowerment for women...
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Asia-Pacific makes big gains against poverty, lags on hunger and child deaths – UN
 
17 February 2012 – Countries in the Asia-Pacific region have made big gains against poverty...

 

UN official stresses importance of cooperation between Africa and its diasporas
 
16 February 2012 – A senior United Nations official today stressed the importance of establishing..
  

 

PLURAL+ 2012 Youth Video Festival on Migration and Social Inclusion Calls for Youth Participation
 
Posted on February 14, 2012 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the...
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Measures adopted at UN trade conference to benefit organic farmers in poor countries
 
17 February 2012 – Two agreements that will help farmers in poor countries participate more...

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Millions of people to receive solar energy access through UN- backed initiative
 
16 February 2012 – A Mauritius-based company announced today that it will provide access...

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UN forum seeks to improve access to organic products from developing world
 
13 February 2012 – A United Nations-backed conference addressing the future of access to markets...

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India's rag-pickers inspire recycling charity
 
18 February 2012 – Inspired by India's rag-pickers, an non-governmental organisation in the Indian city...

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UN chief calls on countries to listen to voices of women and young people
 
16 February 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed today the need to empower women...

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UN chief urges more companies to embrace business sustainability ideals
 
14 February 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today encouraged more businesses to embrace...

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UN official calls for ‘global new deal’ to fix broken global economy
 
7 February 2012 – The world needs “a global new deal” to break the mould of economic...

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UN invites countries to tune in for first World Radio Day
 
10 February 2012 – The role of radio as a facilitator of education, freedom of expression and public...

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African soccer and UN team up to score goals for peace and development
 
7 February 2012 – The head of the United Nations political office in Central Africa and the President...

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UN official outlines priorities ahead of sustainable development summit

 
9 February 2012 – A senior United Nations official today outlined a set of priorities that Member...

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Connection technologies to play critical role in building sustainable future – UN
 
6 February 2012 – The upcoming United Nations summit on sustainable development is a once...

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With new blueprint in hand, Ban calls for action to chart more sustainable future
 
30 January 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for action on a new blueprint...

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UN-backed awards seek to honour businesses with sustainable development practices
 
2 February 2012 – Businesses with innovative models that enhance commercial success as well...

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UN Commission for Social Development kicks off with focus on poverty and youth
 
1 February 2012 – Poverty eradication, youth unemployment and socially inclusive policies will be ...

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New UN initiative aims to harness power of social media to fight global hunger
 
1 February 2012 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is launching a week-long...

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Ban urges African countries to entrench civil, political and economic rights
 
29 January 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged African countries to entrench ...
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Davos 2012: New model for future world order
 
26 January 2012 – Leaders of the global business elite were confronted with the fear that the Western...

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UN chief outlines five-year action plan to build ‘the future we want’
 
25 January 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today outlined a series of actions he...

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Cooperatives central to fighting hunger, stresses UN agency
 
24 January 2012 – Cooperatives and producer organizations will be increasingly important ...

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Talks open on draft outcome document for UN sustainable development conference
 
25 January 2012 – The first round of informal discussions on the proposed outcome document...

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Women’s education ‘smartest global investment,’ Ban tells World Economic Forum
 
26 January 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called today on business leaders attending...
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UN launches web portal to help young women pursue technology careers
 
24 January 2012 – The United Nations launched a new web portal today focusing on helping...
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UN launches online database to help businesses adapt to climate change
 
26 January 2012 – A new online database launched today by the United Nations will showcase...

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At communications conference, UN seeks to ensure universal access to radio services
 
23 January 2012 – Over 3,000 participants from 150 countries have gathered in Geneva today...

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Despite global economic turmoil, foreign direct investment increased in 2011 – UN

 
24 January 2012 – In spite of the economic turmoil that shook countries last year, global foreign ...

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UN agency honours Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu as champion against hunger
 
26 January 2012 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today is honouring...

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Seventy years on, principles that led to UN Charter more important than ever – Ban
 
18 January 2012 – As the world faces a ‘pivotal moment’ of new economic and environmental...

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As demands for justice grow, UN must usher in new era of respect for the law – Ban
 
19 January 2012 – The United Nations must respond as the demands for justice around the world...

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The Family Presented as Antidote to Economic Crisis
 
ROME, JAN. 19, 2012 (Zenit.org).- A rabbi who spoke of the family, an economist who spoke of...
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UN calls for combining energy access with anti-poverty projects in Asia
 
19 January 2012 – Services that combine access to modern energy for heating, cooking...

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India to launch $1 bn innovation fund by June-July
 
Jan 16, 2012, Reuters - MUMBAI: India plans to launch a $1 billion fund by June-July, with an initial ...
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Responsibility to Protect: Ban urges action to make UN-backed tool ‘a living reality’
 
18 January 2012 – The principle of ‘responsibility to protect’ was tested as never before in 2011...
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UN partners with European Commission to promote ‘climate-smart’ agriculture
 
16 January 2012 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the...

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Ban urges private sector to invest in sustainable development initiatives
 
12 January 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged investors today to lend their support...

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UN urges Group of 77 nations to champion development agenda
 
11 January 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the President of the General Assembly...

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UNAOC Welcomes World Interfaith Harmony Week
 
Posted on January 12, 2012 - The UN Alliance of Civilizations High Representative, President Jorge Sampaio...
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Pope Stresses Education in 'State of the World' Address
 
VATICAN CITY, JAN. 11, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI's traditional address to members of the...
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Liberian cocoa and coffee farmers to benefit from UN financing
 
10 January 2012 – The United Nations rural development arm is to provide a $24.9 million...
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Slovakian official to lead UN Economic and Social Council
 
10 January 2012 – Slovakian ambassador Miloš Koterec was elected today to serve as President...

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Vital African Union-UN partnership can be strengthened
further, Security Council told
 
12 January 2012 – The collective efforts by the United Nations and the African Union in peace...
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UN leadership camp aims to empower youth through sport
 
9 January 2012 – Thirty young people from nine countries in sub-Saharan Africa and the...

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