Home » 31 Jan 2007 Entries posted on “January 2007”

Trial Against Former Liberian Leader Charles Taylor to Begin in June

31 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

Author Daniel Mendelsohn Talks About his Book on the Holocaust

31 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

UN – only universal organization working for common good of mankind: Secretary General

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has wrapped up his visit to Africa and is now headed to Amsterdam.

31 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

UN envoy stresses the need for inclusive dialogue in Somalia

African governments are being urged to contribute troops to a planned peace and stabilization force for Somalia.

31 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Peace-building mechanisms offer best chance for countries coming out of conflict

The creation of new mechanisms, such as the Peace-building Commission and the Peace-building Support Office, offers a new opportunity to address the critical period for countries coming out of wars.

31 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Secretary-General Ban says he’s humbled by conditions in Kibera slums in Nairobi

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed sadness over the challenges faced by the African people.

31 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Qazi urges greater regional cooperation in support of Iraqi peace initiatives

The spiraling violence in Iraq was discussed Wednesday when the UN special envoy in Baghdad, Ashraf Qazi, called on Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister, Prince Saud Al-Faisal in Riyadh.

31 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

WHO stops trials of HIV prevention gel

Clinical trials of an anti-virus gel supposed to help protect women against AIDS have been cancelled after it was found that those on the treatment were more susceptible to HIV infection.

31 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Secretary-General Ban in The Hague on last leg of visit to Africa and Europe

Secretary-General Ban K-moon is in Amsterdam on the last leg of his visit to Africa and Europe.

31 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Rift Valley Fever on the decline in Kenya: WHO

The outbreak of Rift Valley Fever appears to be in decline in Kenya, while in Somalia continued conflict is hampering control measures.

31 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

UN Committee plans seminar on aid to Palestinians

A UN seminar on Assistance to the Palestinian People will be held in Qatar next week.

31 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Sinti and Roma Are Europe’s Most Threatened Minority Today

30 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

Secretary-General Ban urges Somali government to engage in an inclusive political process

It is important that the international community support the efforts of the Transitional Federal Government in Somalia to sustain the momentum for political stability.

30 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Security Council cuts number of troops monitoring Ethiopia/Eritrea border

The UN Security Council has voted to reduce the strength of the UN peacekeeping force monitoring the border dispute between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

30 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Secretary-General Ban welcomes ceasefire in Occupied Palestinian Territories

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed Tuesday’s announcement of an agreed ceasefire in Gaza.

30 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

UNHCR expresses concern as Thailand moves to repatriate Hmong refugees

The UN refugee agency-UNHCR has expressed alarm over moves by Thailand to deport more than 150 Lao Hmong recognised refugees.

30 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

2006 sets record for world tourism

World tourism broke all records in 2006.

30 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

UNEP calls for summit on climate change

The UN agency responsible for caring for the environment, UNEP, has called for a summit on global warming.

30 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

The Situation in Haiti as the Mission’s Mandate Comes Up for Renewal

30 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

News Update: Climate Change An Urgent Issue On International Agenda: Ban

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says climate change is set to be a major issue on his agenda.

30 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Cote d’Ivoire Faces Tragedy If Political Crisis Not Resolved: UN Official

The top UN official in Cote d’Ivoire has warned that the West African country faces tragedy if its four-year crisis is not resolved.

30 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

First All Female Peacekeeping Police Force Arrives In Liberia

The United Nations first all-female peacekeeping force of more than 100 Indian policewomen arrived in Liberia Tuesday to assist with peace-building in the country.

30 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

UNHCR Needs $19 Million For Protection Activities In 2007

The UN High Commissioner for Refuges UNHCR has appealed for nearly $20 million to fund its protection and assistance activities for thousands of internally displaced Sudanese and Chadian refugees in West Darfur.

30 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

World Bank Announces New Interim Strategy For Haiti

The Word Bank on Tuesday announced a new interim strategy for Haiti which projects financial assistance of more than $80 million in grants over the next 18 months to support the country’s development agenda.

30 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Secretary-General Ban and Sudanese President Agree to Accelerate Efforts for AU-UN Peacekeeping Mission

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to cease hostilities and move for a successful peace process in Darfur.

29 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Secretary-General Ban Pays Tribute to African Union Peacekeepers

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meanwhile has paid tribute to the valiant job the African Union force and what it has done in Darfur.

29 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Assembly President Urges Vigilance Against Bigotry as UN Remembers Victims of Holocaust

Through our remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust, and all other atrocities, we must reassert our commitment to uphold human rights.

29 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

UN Concerned over Escalating Violence among Palestinians

The top UN official in the Middle East has expressed concern at the escalating factional violence in the occupied Palestinian territory, particularly Gaza.

29 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

UNICEF Seeks More than $600 million to Meet Humanitarian Needs in 2007

The UN children’s agency-UNICEF says it wants $635 million to assist more than 30 different humanitarian emergencies around the world this year.

29 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

How the Holocaust Binds Two Young Men from Brazil and Germany

29 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

IOM Helps Compensate Forced Laborers in Nazi Germany

29 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

Ban Calls For Sudan’s Support For UN African Union Force

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to promptly support a plan to deploy a joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping operation to end the conflict in Darfur.

29 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

UN Marks International Day Commemorating Holocaust Victims

The United Nations on Monday marked the annual International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.

29 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Ban Strongly Condemns Suicide Attack In Israel

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned Monday’s suicide bombing at a bakery in Eilat, Israel, which killed three people and wounded another.

29 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Floods and Storms Most Frequent Natural Disasters In 2006: ISDR

Floods and storms were the most frequent natural global disasters in 2006.

29 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama">
  • North Korea: UN decides not to continue cash payments towards its humanitarian programs, following US allegations that funds have been diverted to Kim Jong Il
  • Child soldier recruitment in Nepal and in Sri Lanka: UN Envoy Coomaraswamy highlights latest UN reports

    LISTEN TO UN PROGRAMS IN:
  • Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama
  • 26 Jan 2007 | Posted in UN Calling Asia | Read More »

    UN Envoy Presents Proposal on Future Status of Kosovo

    26 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    A Contingent of Female Police Officers From India Joins The UN Mission In Liberia

    26 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    General Assembly Condemns Any Denial of Holocaust

    The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution Friday condemning any denial of the Holocaust.

    26 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General Ban Welcomes Assembly’s Action

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the General Assembly’s adoption of the resolution “unequivocally condemning any denial of the Holocaust”.

    26 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    More Than 100,000 Nazi Victims Paid Under German-Funded Compensation Programme

    The International Organization for Migration, IOM, has completed a six-year compensation programme for victims of Nazi persecution.

    26 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Palestinians Fleeing Baghdad Attacks Stuck On Iraq – Syrian Border: UNHCR

    More than 70 Palestinians have arrived at the Iraqi – Syrian border after fleeing attacks targeted at them in Baghdad earlier this week.

    26 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    WFP / UNHCR Say Strike In Guinea Limiting Access To Refugees

    The UN food agency WFP says it’s offering support to victims of the current strike paralyzing Guinea.

    26 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Violence Displacing Civilians in Central African Republic: OCHA

    Violence against civilians is leading to displacement of tens of thousands of residents in the north and northeastern areas of the Central African Republic.

    26 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

  • An international adviser on governance says the decolonization process in the Caribbean is fluid:
  • UN peacekeepers in Haiti take control of a building in Cite Soleil in the continuing effort to crack down on criminal gangs:
  • The head of the UN mission in Haiti says the promotion of human rights is one of its priorities this year:
  • Suriname says it is strongly committed to improving the lives of women in the country:
  • Experts from the Women’s anti-discrimination committee express concern over the slow implementation of the women’s convention in Suriname:
  • 26 Jan 2007 | Posted in Caribbean News | Read More »

    Human Rights Council names team to investigate rights abuses in Darfur

    The UN Human Rights Council announced Friday that Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams will lead a high-level UN team to investigate human rights abuses in Sudan’s Darfur region.

    26 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Chief calls for probe into murder of peacekeeper in southern Sudan

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned Friday’s killing of an Indian peacekeeper serving with the UN Mission in Sudan.

    26 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNICEF opens first of several planned health centres in Indonesia

    The UN children’s agency-UNICEF-has completed construction of the first of more than 200 mother-and-child health centres it plans to build in Indonesia’s Aceh Province devastated by a tsunami two years ago and the island of Nias hit by earthquake.

    26 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN chief pays tribute to Barbadian diplomat

    Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon on Friday mourned the death of distinguished Barbadian diplomat and jurist Oliver Jackman.

    26 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Global Unemployment Remains High Despite Strong Economic Growth: ILO

    Recent strong economic growth has had only a slight positive impact on reducing the numbers of working poor at the global level and it has failed to reduce global unemployment.

    25 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Lebanon’s Prime Minister Says Conference Comes At A Time of Uncertainty

    It’ been announced that donors have pledged $7.6 billion dollars to help Lebanon.

    25 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Ban Urges Donors To Help Reduce Lebanon’s Debt

    International donors have been urged to respond generously to help reduce Lebanon’s heavy debt burden to a sustainable level to stimulate growth and create employment.

    25 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Gaza Ceasefire Has Significantly Reduced Violence: Gambari

    None of us can afford another year like the last one in Lebanon and the Middle East.

    25 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Urges Singapore Not to Execute Nigerian for Drug Trafficking

    The United Nations has called on authorities in Singapore not to go ahead with the planned execution of a Nigerian sentenced to death for trafficking in heroin.

    25 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Global Unemployment Remains At Historic High Despite Strong Economic Growth: ILO

    25 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    FAO Urges Continued Vigilance in Fighting Bird Flu

    25 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

  • Sierra Leonean Women Prepare to Play Role in Society
  • Africa Leads Fight against Measles
  • Nigerian Women Are Trafficked for Sex in Europe
  • 25 Jan 2007 | Posted in UN and Africa | Read More »

    Ban Urges Lebanese Parties to Restore Political Stability

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the billions of dollars pledged for Lebanon’s reconstruction at a special conference in Paris.

    25 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General Ban Wants Quartet to Revive Mideast Peace Process

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wants next week’s meeting of the quartet on the Middle East to breathe new life into the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

    25 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    ElBaradei Calls for Diplomacy to Break the Stalemate with Iran

    The only way to tackle the stalemate with Iran over its nuclear programme is to use diplomacy.

    25 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    FAO Urges Reform of Food Aid

    A new report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization calls for a series of changes in the way international food aid is managed and delivered.

    24 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Rights Chief Warns Against Amnesty For Human Rights Offenders In Nepal

    The top UN human rights official has urged the people of Nepal to act in a peaceful manner in pursuing their interests.

    24 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Concerned by Ongoing Stalemate in Peace Process between Ethiopia and Eritrea

    The ongoing dangerous stalemate in the peace process between Ethiopia and Eritrea remains a source of very deep concern.

    24 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Terrified Palestinians Flee Baghdad: UNHCR

    A group of more than 80 Palestinians fled Baghdad early Wednesday – a day after 30 Palestinian men were abducted and later released by uniformed men.

    24 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Rights Chief Calls for Probe into Killings in Guinea

    There’s been a call for an investigation into reports that security forces have killed dozens of unarmed protestors in Guinea.

    24 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    FAO Proposes Changes in Delivery of Food Aid to Enhance Food Security

    24 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    A Focus on Development for The Democratic Republic of the Congo

    24 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Secretary-General Ban raises concerns about Darfur

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has raised concerns over recent developments in Darfur with Sudanese authorities.

    24 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN to deploy more military officers and police advisers to Darfur

    Twenty military staff officers and five police advisors are to be deployed by the United Nations in Sudan’s Darfur region in the coming week.

    24 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General Ban hails vitally important contribution of European Union

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday hailed the European Union’s contribution as ‘vital’ and called for its help in reforming the United Nations into a more efficient and effective instrument to solve global problems.

    24 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Ban recommends extension of UN mission in Ethiopia/Eritrea

    A new report has proposed extending the UN peacekeeping mission in Ethiopia/Eritrea for another six months.

    24 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    MINUSTAH conducts operation in Cite Soleil

    Military forces from the UN Mission in Haiti undertook an operation early Wednesday to take control of a house in the Cite Soleil area of Port au Prince.

    24 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Envoy to Iraq Strongly Condemns Two Recent Bombings

    The UN Envoy to Iraq has condemned Monday’s bombings in Baghdad which killed and injured more than 200 people.

    23 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Lebanon Conflict Results in Serious Environmental Challenges

    Serious environmental challenges are the legacy of last year’s conflict in Lebanon.

    23 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General Proposes Audits of UN Field Operations Starting in DPRK

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has proposed that the financial activities of the entire UN system be examined by an external auditor.

    23 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNCHR Concerned about Palestinians in Iraq

    Seventeen Palestinian men have been abducted from their homes in a Baghdad apartment building by men dressed in Iraqi security uniforms.

    23 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Sends Food to Bolivians Affected by Severe Floods and Landslides

    Forty thousand people in Bolivia affected by severe floods and landslides are to receive food aid provided by the UN.

    23 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Prepares To Send A Mission To Nepal

    23 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UNEP Report Highlights Environmental Legacy of The Lebanon Conflict

    23 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    News Update: Secretary-General Ban Concerned about Disturbances in Lebanon

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern about the political disturbances in Lebanon where anti-government protests left one person dead Tuesday.

    23 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Security Council establishes UN mission to monitor Nepal’s peace process

    The Security Council on Tuesday unanimously agreed to set up a small UN political mission in Nepal to monitor a recent peace accord between the government and former Maoist rebels.

    23 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN envoy urges Iraqis to pull back from ‘abyss of sectarianism’

    The top UN envoy to Iraq on Tuesday called on all political and religious leaders to do all in their power to “save the country from sliding further into the abyss of sectarianism.”

    23 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    FAO Urges Countries to be Vigilant Against Bird Flu

    A United Nations agency is urging vigilance against bird flu as eight countries have so far reported new cases of avian flu since the start of the year.

    23 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General Ban Appeals For Peaceful End To General Strike In Guinea

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the government of Guinea and unions to reach a peaceful agreement to end a 12-day old general strike that has claimed ten lives.

    22 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    WHO May Need To Be More Innovative To Impact Health of Women And Africa: Dr. Chan

    The UN health agency WHO may need to be more innovative and efficient to have an impact on the health of women and the people of Africa.

    22 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Unwarranted Fear of Economic Hardship The Root Cause of Inaction on Climate Change: De Boer

    A lack of global leadership on climate change is seriously hampering efforts to combat global warming.

    22 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Overlapping Emergencies Hinder Recovery From Emergencies In Horn of Africa: OCHA

    Overlapping emergencies in the Horn of Africa leave no time for recovery in-between their occurrences.

    22 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    FAO Warns Lack of Data Could Hamper Tuna Conservation Efforts

    Global efforts for the sustainable use of tuna stocks could face trouble unless a proper data collection system is put in place.

    22 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Human Rights Expert Says a Marshal Plan Is Needed to Improve the Situation in Somalia

    22 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    The Costs of Inaction on Climate Change Far Outweigh Costs of Action: Stern Report

    22 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    News Update 6pm:Secretary-General Ban Gravely Concerned by Excessive Use of Force in Guinea

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is gravely concerned at the excessive use of force by Government troops in Guinea.

    22 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General Ban Urges States to Reduce Nuclear Stockpiles

    The international community has been urged to prevent any expansion of nuclear arsenals and accelerate the reduction of existing weapons and stockpiles.

    22 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Security Council to Establish Political Mission in Nepal

    There’s agreement among Security Council members to hold a vote Tuesday on establishing a United Nations political mission in Nepal under the leadership of a Special Representative of the Secretary-General.

    22 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Condemns Brutal Treatment of Staff in Darfur Raid

    The United Nations on Monday condemned the arrest and alleged assault of 20 people including UN staff members, African Union personnel and members of international non-governmental organizations during a raid by Sudanese police on the premises of an NGO in south Darfur.

    22 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Sends Medicine to Fight Illnesses in Afghanistan

    The UN health agency is responding to a rise in pneumonia, bronchitis and other acute respiratory infections in Afghanistan. This follows a wave of record cold temperatures there.

    22 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

  • UNICEF’s report on AIDS brings attention to pregnant women and adolescent girls
  • Argentina Takes Measures Against Trafficking in Women
  • How CEDAW gauges the progress made by nations in securing equal rights for women
  • 19 Jan 2007 | Posted in Women | Read More »

  • Mr. Ban goes to Washington: expresses concern about US contribution to UN peacekeeping budget
  • Women and girls must be protected from violence-UN advisor on UN gender issues tells women’s rights committee
  • The head of UN Climate Change body says a global summit needed to plan next steps
  • 19 Jan 2007 | Posted in Caribbean News | Read More »

    Global Goal to Reduce Measles Deaths Surpassed: WHO

    The World Health Organization is touting a major public health success.

    19 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Arbour Calls for Human Rights to Be Part of the Transition Process in Nepal

    The top UN human rights official has called for human rights violators in Nepal to be held accountable now that the conflict is over.

    19 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNHCR Concerned for Safety of Sri Lankans Trapped in Fighting between Government Forces and Rebels

    The UN refugee agency,UNHCR, reports thousands of Sri Lankans are fleeing intensified fighting as government forces advance on rebel positions.

    19 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    WIPO to Host Global Anti-counterfeiting and Piracy Meeting

    The devastating impact of counterfeiting and piracy will be the focus of the third global congress of the UN agency responsible for the protection of intellectual property rights.

    19 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    WFP plans to slash food aid to 700,000 Cambodians

    The UN food agency, WFP, says it’s been forced to slash food aid to more than 700-thousand children and HIV/AIDS and TB patients in Cambodia.

    19 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Study">More Than 34,000 Iraqi Civilians Killed in Iraq in 2006: UN Study

    19 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    WHOand Partners in Measles Initiative Surpass Global Goal Reducing Measles Deaths by 60%">WHOand Partners in Measles Initiative Surpass Global Goal Reducing Measles Deaths by 60%

    19 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama">
  • Myanmar: US/UK draft resolution on Myanmar as a threat to international peace and security is vetoed by China and Russia
  • Snake, scorpio and dog bites kill or maim thousands in rural areas of Asia due to ‘woefully inadequate treatment’: WHO

    LISTEN TO UN PROGRAMS IN:
  • Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama
  • 19 Jan 2007 | Posted in UN Calling Asia | Read More »

    UN Team to Assess Possibility of Peacekeepers for the Central African Republic

    18 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Les Petits Okapis Helps Street Children

    18 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN Envoy to Somalia Urges Reconciliation between Government and Islamists

    The UN Envoy to Somalia is calling for reconciliation and dialogue between the government and Islamists defeated during the recent fighting.

    18 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Preparing for Final Decision on Kosovo

    The UN is finalizing a proposal on the future status of Kosovo.

    18 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General Appeals to US Leaders to Drop Spending Cap on UN Peacekeeping

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on United States President George W. Bush to lift the US spending cap on the United Nations peacekeeping budget.

    18 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    SG: Increased UN Presence in Iraq Will Depend on Security

    Mr. Ban Ki-moon’s trip to Washington was his first meeting with President Bush since he assumed office as Secretary-General at the first of the year.

    18 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    New ECOSOC President Expects to Engage Broad Range of Actors in International Development Cooperation

    The new president of the UN Economic and Social Council has promised to expand the functions of the Council as a forum for open discussion with civil society, the private sector, and academia.

    18 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

  • Children Bear the Brunt of Recent Conflict in Southern Somalia
  • Conflict Diamonds Remain a Problem in Africa
  • UN Sends Team To Assess Need for Peacekeepers in Chad and Central Africa
  • 18 Jan 2007 | Posted in UN and Africa | Read More »

    Secretary-General Ban and US President Pledge to Work in a Spirit of Co-operation

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wrapped up a visit to Washington Wednesday after meetings with President George Bush and members of Congress.

    17 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Members of Security Council Support Reducing UN Force in Ethiopia/Eritrea

    Most members of the UN Security Council support reducing the UN peacekeeping force in Ethiopia and Eritrea – a move likely to cut back on some operations but leave enough troops to monitor the buffer zone between the two countries.

    17 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Little Progress in Building a Long-term Climate Change Policy

    Long-term action on climate change has been making little progress because of competing environmental and economic concerns of countries.

    17 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Humanitarian Community Presents Priorities for 2007

    The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and donor countries met in Geneva Wednesday to exchange views on funding its 2007 humanitarian appeal.

    17 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Agencies in Sudan Warn of Unacceptable Darfur Situation

    Fifteen UN agencies in Sudan have warned that their relief operations in Darfur could collapse unless the government and rebels take immediate action to end the violence there.

    17 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Ban Ki-Moon and US President Stress Co-operation During Talks

    17 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UNICEF Finds Encouraging but Insufficient Progress in Global Response to Children Affected by AIDS

    17 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    World Meteorological Organization Calls for Global Action on Climate Change">World Meteorological Organization Calls for Global Action on Climate Change

    16 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Bird Flu in Asia – How is the Situation Being Controlled">A Seasonal Resurgence of Bird Flu in Asia – How is the Situation Being Controlled

    16 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    US Invites Human Rights Expert on Counter-Terrorism Policies to Visit

    A UN human rights expert has welcomed the decision of the United States to allow him to visit the country to discuss US counter-terrorism laws, policies and practices.

    16 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Envoy Sees Positive Outcome of Talks between Government and Rebels in Central African Republic

    The top UN envoy in the Central African Republic says talks between the government and rebels will lead to peace in the country.

    16 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Says More than 34,000 Iraqi Civilians Killed in 2006

    More than 34-thousand Iraqi civilians were killed in sectarian violence last year and even more – nearly 37 thousand – were wounded.

    16 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNICEF Sees Signs of Progress in its Campaign for Children Against AIDS

    UNICEF, the UN children’s agency says it’s been pretty successful in getting the face of a child and a young person on the AIDS agenda.

    16 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNHCR Assists More than a Million Afghan Returnees with their Homes

    More than a million returnees from Pakistan and Iran have built their homes in Afghanistan with assistance from the UN refugee agency.

    16 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    The Growing Global Problem of Child Soldiers

    15 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    New ITU Chief Stresses Need for Cooperation to Govern Internet

    15 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN Security Council Fails to Adopt Draft Resolution on Myanmar

    The UN Security Council has failed to adopt a draft resolution on the situation in Myanmar as a result of the negative vote, or veto as it is called, of China and Russia.

    15 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    US Expresses Regret at Council’s Failure to Adopt Draft

    The draft was introduced by the United States and the United Kingdom.

    15 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNESCO Calls for Massive Increase in Training Literacy Teachers

    One in five adults in the world is unable to read or write

    15 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Warns ASEAN Nations of Long-Term Threat of AIDS

    HIV/AIDS is a long-term threat to development and security in the south-east Asia region, striking the most productive sections of the population.

    15 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Rights Chief Regrets Further Executions in Iraq

    The UN’s top human rights official on Monday expressed regret over the execution in Baghdad of two former aides of Saddam Hussein who were charged with crimes against the civilian population of Dujail in Iraq.

    15 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    peacekeeping :
  • The Security Council says present global challenges and threats demand a coherent response:
  • UNICEF and UNAIDS partner with World Cup Cricket in the fight against HIV in the Caribbean:
  • Plans are being made for the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade on March 25th:
  • A new report says developing countries will see continued growth in 2007 despite a slow down in the world economy:">
  • Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the UN faces an unprecedented demand for peacekeeping :
  • The Security Council says present global challenges and threats demand a coherent response:
  • UNICEF and UNAIDS partner with World Cup Cricket in the fight against HIV in the Caribbean:
  • Plans are being made for the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade on March 25th:
  • A new report says developing countries will see continued growth in 2007 despite a slow down in the world economy:
  • 12 Jan 2007 | Posted in Caribbean News | Read More »

    Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama">
  • Ban Ki-moon spells out his priorities at first official press conference: Darfur, Congo, Somalia, Middle East, Iraq, North Korea; he also rephrases his position on the death penalty
  • Sri Lanka: casualties of LTTE conflict plus those displaced by tsunami amount to 500,000 people; UN calls for resumption of peace process

    LISTEN TO UN PROGRAMS IN:
  • Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama
  • 12 Jan 2007 | Posted in UN Calling Asia | Read More »

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s First 10 Days in Office

    12 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN Secretary-General Looks Forward to Visit DR Congo

    The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that he is looking forward to visiting the Democratic Republic of the Congo where the United Nations has its largest peacekeeping mission.

    12 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNICEF Calls for Halt to Violations of Children’s Rights in Somalia

    The United Nations Children’s Fund has called for a halt to the violation of children’s rights in Somalia.

    12 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Refugee Agency Dispatches Emergency Teams to Somalia and Ethiopia

    The United Nations refugee agency has dispatched two emergency teams to Somalia and Ethiopia.

    12 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    New ITU Chief Will Focus on Bridging Digital Divide and Cyber Security

    The new Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union, the ITU, Dr. Hammdoun Toure, has said that he is looking forward to building infrastructure in developing countries and ensuring cyber-security during the next four years.

    12 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    CITES is Disappointed by European Ban on Imports of Wild Birds

    The agency monitoring trade in endangered wild plants and animals says that it is disappointed by the European Union announcement on Thursday that the Union is banning wild birds.

    12 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Addressing a Neglected Public Health Issue

    12 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Secretary-General on His First 10 Days in Office

    In his first formal news conference since assuming office, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reviewed his efforts to resolve long-standing crises, such as the one in Sudan and the Middle East.

    11 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Security Council Stresses Need for Political Dialogue in Somalia

    The UN Security Council is backing the speedy deployment of African troops to quell the crisis in Somalia.

    11 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Peacekeepers Recommended for Chad and Central African Republic

    The Security Council is looking at the possibility of sending a peacekeeping force to Chad and the Central African Republic to help the thousands of civilians affected by spillover fighting from the conflict in neighboring Darfur.

    11 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Political Crisis in Bangladesh Jeopardizing Planned Elections

    The United Nations warned on Thursday that it will not be providing assistance, as planned, for the upcoming elections in Bangladesh.

    11 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Ex-Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau Seeks UN Protection “for Safety Reasons”

    11 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    2006 Was a Deadly Year for Journalists and Other Media Workers

    11 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

  • UN Secretary-General Calls for Peaceful Resoluton of Conflict in Somalia
  • World Food Program Helps Rebuild Economy of Southern Sudan
  • Fighting Displaces Thousands of People in Eastern Chad
  • 11 Jan 2007 | Posted in UN and Africa | Read More »

  • YEAR IN REVIEW Outgoing UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on his best and worst moments; the UN Security Council takes action on Darfur, Lebanon, Nepal, North Korea and Iran; the UN creates a new human rights mechanism; a permanent $500 million Central Emergency Relief Fund for natural disasters; and a Peacekeeping Fund to strengthen post-war countries’ institutions; the UN adopts the Disability Convention; but consideration of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People is postponed to next year
  • 10 Jan 2007 | Posted in Perspective | Read More »

    UN Forecasts Slower Global Economic Growth in 2007

    The world economy is expected to slow down in 2007 with growth reaching 3.2 per cent.

    10 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Global Economy Remains an Uneven Playing Field: Ban

    Despite some welcome advances on official development assistance and debt relief, the global economy remains an uneven playing field.

    10 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    South Africa Urges the UN to Expedite Deployment of Peacekeepers in Somalia

    South Africa has urged the United Nations to move quickly to allow for the deployment of African Union peacekeeping forces in Somalia.

    10 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Ban Concerned by UN Military Action in Somalia

    Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern about the US military air strikes in southern Somalia.

    10 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    US Introduces Draft Resolution Expressing Concern over Situation in Myanmar

    The United States has introduced a draft resolution in the Security Council calling the situation in Myanmar a serious risk to regional peace and security.

    10 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Russia Opposes Draft on Myanmar

    But not all Council members are in favor of having the situation in Myanmar on the agenda of the Security Council.

    10 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Makes an Appeal for $60 Million to Help Iraqi Refugees

    10 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Special Envoy Works on Finding a Solution to Crisis in Somalia

    10 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    On Peace Anniversary UN Food Agency Helps South Sudan’s Economy

    9 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN Independent Expert Urges Iraq Not to Execute Hussein Co-Defendants

    9 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    DRC-The Natural Developing Pole of Stability in Central Africa:Guehenno

    The achievements in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will be at risk if the international community or the Congolese people repeat some of their past mistakes.

    9 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    WFP Moves to Help South Sudan Develop Its Economy

    Feeding school children, supporting skills training and repairing roads: These are just some of the humanitarian activities the UN food agency, WFP, is doing as it celebrates the second anniversary of peace in South Sudan.

    9 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Envoy in Sudan for Talks on Darfur

    The UN special envoy for Sudan Jan Eliasson arrived in Khartoum Tuesday with the hope of finding a solution to fighting in the Darfur region.

    9 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNHCR Warns of Continued Massive Displacement of Iraqis

    The overall security situation in Iraq is marked by extreme violence in Central Iraq and significant instability in the south of the country, leading to massive displacement.

    9 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNHCR Extremely Concerned by Insecurity in Eastern Chad

    The UN refugee agency-UNHCR-says it remains extremely concerned by the security situation in eastern Chad where an additional 20-thousand people have been displaced by conflict over the past three weeks.

    9 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations:
  • The Secretary-General appoints veteran Haitian journalist Michele Montas (pictured) as his spokesperson :
  • China’s Dr. Margaret Chan takes the reins of the World Health Organization:">
  • Tanzania’s Foreign Minister Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro is the new Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations:
  • The Secretary-General appoints veteran Haitian journalist Michele Montas (pictured) as his spokesperson :
  • China’s Dr. Margaret Chan takes the reins of the World Health Organization:
  • 9 Jan 2007 | Posted in Women | Read More »

    Landmark Study Finds that Child Abuse is a Global Phenomenon

    8 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Ban Promises to Strengthen Capacities of UN Departments and Offices

    There’s a need to look at the organizational structures of all UN departments and offices related to peace and security and find ways to strengthen their capacities.

    8 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    WHO chief calls for vigilance against bird flu

    The international community has been warned not to let its guard down against bird flu.

    8 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UNHCR appeal for $60 million to help displaced Iraqis

    The UN refugee agency-UNHCR-on Monday appealed for $US 60 million to assist hundreds of thousands of refugees and internally displaced people affected by the conflict in Iraq

    8 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Gates Foundation pledges $3 million to campaign to fight malaria in Africa

    A UN-backed campaign to fight malaria in Africa has received a pledge from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to match dollar for dollar up to $3 million in individual contributions to the programme.

    8 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Deplores Attacks on Civilian Buses in Sri Lanka

    The United Nations has condemned the deliberate targeting of civilians in weekend bomb attacks on bus passengers in Sri Lanka which killed more than 20 innocent people and wounded dozens more.

    8 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Urges Pakistan/Afghanistan to End “The War of Words”

    A senior United Nations official has called on the Governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan to stop their “war of words”.

    8 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Calls on Warring Parties in Sri Lanka to Stop Violence Hindering Civilian Return to Normality

    8 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    General Assembly approves a resolution by acclamation designating the Caribbean Sea as a special area
  • UNAIDS teams up with Cricket World Cup to unite young people in the fight against HIV/AIDS
  • The UN World Tourism Organization calls for tourism to be used as a key agent in the fight against poverty and a primary tool for sustainable development
  • A new report says Haiti will continue to face significant challenges in the coming months">
  • South Korea’s Ban Ki-moon takes over as Secretary-General of the United Nations calling for collective action to confront global and regional challenges
  • The UN General Assembly approves a resolution by acclamation designating the Caribbean Sea as a special area
  • UNAIDS teams up with Cricket World Cup to unite young people in the fight against HIV/AIDS
  • The UN World Tourism Organization calls for tourism to be used as a key agent in the fight against poverty and a primary tool for sustainable development
  • A new report says Haiti will continue to face significant challenges in the coming months
  • 5 Jan 2007 | Posted in Caribbean News | Read More »

    New UN Chief Focusing On Darfur Situation

    The situation in Sudan’s Darfur is the focus of much attention Friday in meetings with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

    5 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN and Sudanese Authorities Establish Mechanism To Raise Issues Of Sexual Abuse

    The UN mission in Sudan has created a committee with the authorities in southern Sudan to establish a mechanism for raising issues of sexual abuse.

    5 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Ban Appoints Tanzanian Foreign Minister As Deputy Secretary-General

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro of Tanzania as Deputy Secretary-General.

    5 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Peace, Security and Development In The Great Lakes Region

    Last month, UN Radio spoke with Dr. Migiro as the outgoing chair of the Great Lakes Process.

    5 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Global Panel Urges Funding For Somalia Stabilization Force

    A global panel on Somalia has called for urgent funding to facilitate the deployment of peacekeepers to help the country from plunging deeper into turmoil.

    5 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Ready To Start Monitoring Arms In Nepal

    In Nepal, UN officials will be able to start monitoring the arms of Maoist rebels and the army in mid-January.

    5 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Jane Holl Lute on Investigations of Alleged Sexual Abuse by UN Peacekeepers in Sudan

    5 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    An Eyewitness Account of The Situation in Somalia

    5 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama">
  • Mr. Ban’s first days in office: press seeks reaction to Hussein’s execution
  • UN lifts ban on caviar sales
  • Tsunami recovery two years later

    LISTEN TO UN PROGRAMS IN:
  • Bangla: Jati Shongher Protidhoni
  • Hindi: AntarRashtriya Patrika
  • Indonesian: Fokus Fokus Kita
  • Urdu: Bain Ul Aqwami Manzarnama
  • 5 Jan 2007 | Posted in UN Calling Asia | Read More »

    Russia Says a Collective Approach against Iran is Best Hope for Negotiated Outcome on Nuclear Issue

    The Russian Federation says individual countries taking action against Iran independent of the UN won’t be helpful in bringing Teheran back to negotiations on its nuclear programme.

    4 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Impact on Health of Women and Africa to be Measure of WHO Success

    The new head of the World Health Organization -WHO- promises to put women and the people of Africa at the top of her agenda.

    4 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Agency Wants to Increase Tourism to Fight Poverty

    2007 should be a critical year to consolidate tourism as a key agent in the fight against poverty and a primary tool for sustainable development.

    4 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Secretary-General Calls on all Parties to End Suffering in Somalia

    Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has called on all Somali parties and the international community to cease the current moment and do their utmost to end the heavy loss of life, displacement and suffering that have plagued the country.

    4 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Begins Investigation of Sexual Abuse Allegations in Southern Sudan

    Investigations are underway on the allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse allegedly committed by UN personnel in southern Sudan.

    4 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Calls on Warring Parties in Sri Lanka to Resume Talks

    4 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Steps Taken to Clean up Toxic Waste Dumped in Cote d’Ivoire

    4 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

  • UNHCR Is Concerned About Deportation of Somalis From Kenya
  • UNICEF Supports Campaign to Stop Violence Against Children in Kenya
  • Peace Process in DR Congo Is On Course Despite Security Challenges
  • 4 Jan 2007 | Posted in UN and Africa | Read More »

    Allegations of Abuse by UN Personnel in Juba, Sudan

    The United Nations is deeply concerned by press reports of allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by UN personnel in Juba, Sudan.

    3 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Top UN Peacekeeping Official Says UN Not Abandoning Burundi

    The UN’s top peacekeeping official on Wednesday stressed that the Organization is not abandoning Burundi.

    3 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Ban Congratulates Burundi on Successful Conclusion of UN Operation

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the people and government of Burundi on the successful implementation of the mandate of the UN Operation in Burundi.

    3 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Recommends 12-month Extension of Mission in Haiti

    The government of Haiti will continue to face significant challenges in the coming months, in particular how best to meet the security requirements of the country.

    3 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Warns Of Heightened Bird Flu Threat In Vietnam

    There’s a new warning of a heightened bird flu threat after the virus was detected in poultry flocks in south and central Vietnam in recent weeks.

    3 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Human Rights Chief Renews Call For Restraint In Iraq

    The UN’s high commissioner for human rights has renewed her call for restraint by the Iraqi government in the execution of sentences of death imposed by the Iraqi High Tribunal.

    3 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Body Sets 2007 Quotas for Caviar and Other Sturgeon Products

    3 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    US Public and Businesses Working to Fight Climate Change

    3 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Ban Ki-Moon Takes Over As Secretary-General

    United Nations staff applauded Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as he arrived at UN headquarters Tuesday for his first official day of work.

    2 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    Ban Ki-Moon On The Death Penalty

    In response to a question as to whether Saddam Hussein should have been executed, Mr. Ban said we should never forget the victims of the Iraqi leader’s crimes.

    2 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Secretary-General Picks Veteran Haitian Reporter as Spokeswoman

    The new United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has chosen a veteran Haitian reporter as his spokeswoman.

    2 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Agency Monitoring Species Published Quotas for Caviar Exports

    A United Nations agency monitoring trade in endangered species today published export quotas for various types of caviar from the Caspian Sea.

    2 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Food Agency Operations in Somalia Return to Normal

    The United Nations food agency says that its humanitarian operations in Somalia have started to return to normal today after being disrupted by fighting in the last two weeks.

    2 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Military Adviser Reflects on Progress in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    2 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Veteran Haitian Journalist Michele Montas Appointed Spokesperson for New Secretary-General

    2 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    Sexual abuse in UN missions: Assistant Secretary General for Peace keeping operations, Jane Holl Lute, admits sexual abuse of civilians by UN peacekeepers and expresses her outrage, but also talks about remedial actions.

    2 Jan 2007 | Posted in UN in Transition | Read More »

    Governments are joining the effort to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, according to the UN Special Adviser Jeffrey Sachs. UNICEF Radio takes us on a stroll down memory lane recalling the celebrity concerts that helped, and are helping even today through royalties assigned to UNICEF, to raise money for children in need.

    1 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

    UN Adviser Sees Reason For Optimism On Attaining Millennium Development Goals

    1 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UNICEF Pioneers Innovative Fundraising Through Celebrity Concerts

    1 Jan 2007 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

    UN Radio Daily News Programme
    UN Radio Daily News Programme
    Updated at 1800 GMT, Monday to Friday
    Loading the player ...

    CONNECT

           

     

    November 2017
    M T W T F S S
    « Oct    
     12345
    6789101112
    13141516171819
    20212223242526
    27282930