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Gender equality progress slow and uneven

Ban Ki-moon in Chile. Photo: UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Over the past two decades important progress has been made regarding gender equality, but it has been slow and uneven. That's what the UN Secretary-General told a high-level panel during a "Women in…

27 Feb 2015 / Listen /

Paraguay making a difference around the world

Ban Ki-moon meeting with Military Forces from the Centre for the Joint Training Centre for Peacekeeping Operations. Photo: UN Photo/Evan Schneider

As a founding member of the United Nations, Paraguay is making a difference around the world across a range…

26 Feb 2015 / Listen /

Paraguay makes progress in fighting poverty, illegal drug trade

Press conference, Ban Ki-moon with HE President Horacio Cartes of Paraguay at the Government Palace. Photo: UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Paraguay has been hailed for its "impressive achievements" in trying to meet the UN's anti-poverty goals also known as…

25 Feb 2015 / Listen /

Cholera in Haiti "overshadowed" by other crises

Pedro Medrano Rojas  (second from right)  pays a visit to Mireballais. Photo: MINUSTAH/Nektarios Markogiannis -

The fight against cholera in Haiti has been overshadowed by other health crises around the world according to the…

23 Feb 2015 / Listen /
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