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PERU / PEREZ DE CUELLAR

The Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon had met in Tuesday ( 3 Dec ) with Javier Felipe Ricardo Pérez de Cuéllar who served as Secretary –General from 1982 to 1991. Pérez de Cuéllar, who is 93, was recently released from the hospital after being treated for respiratory problems.  UNIC

4 Dec 2013 | Read More »

PERU / BAN

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says poverty eradication must be a priority, and sustainable development the guide and principle.  Speaking at the General Conference of UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) in Lima, Peru, the Secretary General said economic growth should be driven by industrial development – in an inclusive and sustainable way. UNIDO/Linx

2 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / QUINOA WRAP

President Evo Morales of Bolivia is inNew York to launch the Year of Quinoa. Quinoa has been a staple crop for centuries in South America, among pre-Columbian Andean farming communities from Columbia to Ecuador and today this traditional Andean grain is being promoted to combat malnutrition.  UNTV

20 Feb 2013 | Read More »

KENYA / FOOD WASTE

Hundreds of ministers and high-level officials dined on perfectly good food grown by Kenyan farmers but rejected by UK supermarkets due to cosmetic imperfections at the headquarters of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) inNairobito highlight a major campaign to cut massive levels of global food loss and waste. UNEP

20 Feb 2013 | Read More »

THE HAGUE / CHILE – PERU

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, today closed its public hearings in the case concerning the maritime dispute between Peru and Chile. ICJ

14 Dec 2012 | Read More »

PERU / LADY GAGA

On her recent tour of South America, international pop star Lady Gaga stopped by a school on the outskirts of Lima for her first UNICEF field visit. UNICEF

6 Dec 2012 | Read More »

THE HAGUE / PERU – CHILE

The International Court of Justice today opened public hearings in the case concerning the Maritime Dispute between Peru and Chile. ICJ

3 Dec 2012 | Read More »

PERU / PLANT BREEDING

Few plants thrive at altitudes of over 4,000 metres, where soil is poor, water scarce and the winters harsh. But farmers in the High Andes of Peru can grow varieties of sturdy grains, such as barley, that can survive under extreme weather conditions. These have been developed with a plant breeding technique that uses radiation [...]

3 Nov 2012 | Read More »

GENEVA / SCHEININ TUNISIA

While addressing the UN Human Rights Council today, Special Rapporteur Martin Scheinin said that in light of the recent violence in the Middle East and North Africa, by focusing on security, world leaders have found a means to legitimise state violence, withhold rights and freedoms, and neglect governance. UNTV

7 Mar 2011 | Read More »

PERU / DANNY GLOVER

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Danny Glover visits Peru to support efforts to improve the living conditions for children. UNICEF

27 Oct 2010 | Read More »

 

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