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UN chief announces panel to promote sustainable development

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

A high-level panel has been set up by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to coordinate efforts to improve people's lives beyond the 2015 target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals. The Secretary-General…

31 Jul 2012 /

Secretary-General highlights successes of Rio+20

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon The Rio+20 Conference marked the further evolution of a global movement for change, according to…

28 Jun 2012 /

Voluntary commitments by countries, corporations and citizens secure Rio+20 legacy

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the world that although the Rio+20 forum has ended, the work to bring about…

25 Jun 2012 /

Rio+20 – work to bring about a sustainable planet just beginning: Ban

wildlife in the park

  Rio+20 may have ended, but the work to bring about a sustainable planet was only just beginning, according…

25 Jun 2012 /
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  4. "Hope" lost in South Sudan due to conflict
  5. Afghan women and children casualties rise in 2013
  6. This is a pivotal moment for Afghanistan, says UN Chief
  7. Return to "normal development agenda" in Afghanistan
  8. Afghan election "opportunity" to engage internationally
  9. Suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan condemned by UN
  10. UN envoy highlights international support to Afghanistan
  11. Senior UN officials condemn attack on journalists in Afghanistan
  12. Afghans urged to show patience and respect for electoral institutions and processes during polls: Ban
  13. UN human rights chief calls for action to end violence against women in Afghanistan
  14. Envoy affirms UN support for women's participation in Afghanistan elections
  15. Attention needed on sustainable livelihoods in Afghanistan: UN envoy
  16. Afghanistan elections "true historic moment", says UN top envoy
  17. "Abhorrent" Afghanistan suicide bomb attack condemned by UN
  18. Security Council condemns deadly attack in Afghanistan
  19. UN envoy urges Afghans to vote in run-off poll
  20. Afghanistan reports progress and challenges in stamping out violence against women
  21. UN pays respect to four UN staff members killed in Afghanistan
  22. The 2014 elections are at the forefront of political life in Afghanistan: UN envoy
  23. Over 6,000 people flee from Pakistan to Afghanistan


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