UN News

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  • Security Council calls for prompt, impartial probe into deadly Gaza convoy incident
  • Secretary-General ‘shocked’ by deadly raid on Gaza aid flotilla
  • Rural women key to economic growth, says UN official
  • UN official pledges continued support for national human rights bodies
  • Lebanon: UN calls for continued dialogue ahead of municipal elections
  • In Middle East, Ban hails ‘heroism and quiet courage’ of Gazans
  • UN-African Union envoy urges calm following Darfur violence
  • UN’s annual conference with civil society groups to spotlight global health issues
  • Funding crisis threatens UN aid efforts in Yemen
  • Serbian nationalist leader faces fresh contempt of court charges at UN tribunal
  • Humanitarian crisis persists in Somalia with malnutrition rampant…
  • New UNESCO panel seeks to identify how to bolster tolerance worldwide
  • New momentum needed to boost social integration – UN
  • ICC chamber ordered to rule again on genocide charge against Sudanese leader
  • Israel compensates UN for damages during last year’s Gaza offensive
  • Top UN official killed in Haiti’s quake laid to rest in Tunisian homeland
  • UN and partners seek $562 million to help victims of deadly Haiti quake
  • UN official encourages Arab League to boost role in humanitarian aid delivery
  • UN proclaims International Year of Youth in 2010
  • Middle East peace efforts face race against time, UN envoy warns
  • UN human rights chief calls for universal abolition of the death penalty
  • International community must act against Israeli settlements – UN committee
  • Goldstone defends UN Gaza report
  • General Assembly to consider UN probe into Gaza conflict next week
  • Iraq: UN agency condemns killing of teenage cameraman
  • Head of UN rights probe into Gaza conflict urges accountability for war crimes
  • Senior UN envoy appeals for end to brutal attacks in Afghanistan
  • UN mission finds evidence of war crimes by both sides in Gaza conflict
  • UN agency (UNRWA) calls on Israel to lift book blockade of Gaza schools
  • UN releases latest list of ‘10 Stories the World Should Hear More About’
  • UN human rights chief welcomes US investigation into alleged CIA abuses
  • UN concerned over potential further evictions in East Jerusalem
  • UN envoy speaks out against Israel’s unacceptable evictions of Palestinians
  • Middle East seminar hears UN call for journalists to do more to encourage peace
  • UNESCO chief speaks out against shooting of Mexican journalist
  • Israeli settlements hurting peace process with Palestinians – UN
  • Rwandan general chosen as next military chief of African-UN mission in Darfur
  • UN team looking into alleged sexual misconduct by blue helmets in DR Congo !!
  • Serb politician jailed by UN tribunal for identifying witnesses
  • UN experts offer help in investigating killings of rights defenders
  • Arab development held back by lack of human security, UN-backed report says
  • UN mourns passing of US television anchorman committed to press freedom
  • UN expert calls on Japan to boost action in combating human trafficking
  • Poor countries need to rethink development model, UN report finds
  • Migiro says UN must not only preach gender equality, it must practice it too !!
  • Former Liberian president Charles Taylor takes stand at trial in UN-backed court
  • Iraq: ancient Babylon archaeological site damaged by military activity
  • UN adviser takes part in summit on sport and social change in London
  • Five years after judgment, Israel barrier still under construction – UN !!
  • UN nuclear agency helps unlock secrets buried with Egyptian mummies
  • UNAIDS hails Indian court decision decriminalizing homosexuality !!
  • UN and World Bank voice concerns about funding for family planning !!
  • UN Independent probe into Bhutto murder (27 December 2007) begins work (1 July 2009)
  • Vice-President of UN-backed tribunal for Lebanon assassinations takes up post (8 June 2009) this tribunal is also set up to try the assassination of Rafiq Hariri (14 February 2005)
  • According to a new survey, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was “voted” one of the world’s most confidence-inspiring leaders,  Mr. Ban ranked second only to USA President Barack Obama !!

Mr. Ban Ki-moon in Iraq

 

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