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UN chief warns against language of hatred as Holocaust Victims are remembered

Listen / UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for vigilance against what he says is the corrosive and contagious language of hatred. Mr. Ban made the remarks on Saturday in the New York's East Park Synagogue Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. He said in the Second World War, Jews, Roma and Sinti, [...]

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Security Council welcomes accords to resolve conflict in Central African Republic

Listen / Ambassador Mohammad Masood Khan of Pakistan

The Security Council has called for an expeditious implementation of the agreements signed in Libreville, Gabon on Friday to resolve the conflict in the Central African Republic, or CAR. Representatives of the government of CAR, the coalition of armed rebels known as the Séléka, the opposition and civil society held talks in the Gabonese capital [...]

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Parties in Central African Republic agree to end conflict

Listen / Margaret Vogt

There are hopes that the crisis in the Central African Republic may end with the signing of agreements in Libreville, Gabon, on Friday. Representatives of the government, the Séléka coalition of rebel groups, the opposition and civil society from the Central African Republic met in the Gabonese capital this week for talks to end the [...]

12 Jan 2013 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

Haiti earthquake survivor proud to be a UN staff member

Listen / Jean Bernardini

The earthquake which struck Haiti on 12 January 2010 dealt a devastating blow to the country and to the United Nations. More than 200,000 people were killed in the disaster, including 102 staff members from across the UN system: from senior officials to security officers to secretaries. On the eve of the third anniversary of [...]

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