Visiting the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland, where millions of Jews and members of other minorities perished during the Second World War, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged that its victims be honored by ensuring dignity and fundamental freedoms for all. CH UNTV
The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) warned today (7 June) that homelessness and the threat of homelessness are two of the most serious conditions affecting refugees and asylum seekers living in Poland, Bulgaria and Slovakia. CH UNTV
On the sidelines of the busy opening of the General Assembly session at United Nations Headquarters, close to 40 States took more than 80 treaty actions in an annual event that ended today (2 October), signing or becoming party to one or several of the 550 multilateral treaties deposited with the UN Secretary-General.
The IAEA is training authorities in Poland on how to detect and respond to potential acts of nuclear terrorism, in advance of the UEFA EURO 2012 football championship. IAEA
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pays tribute to Polish President Lech Kaczynski and dozens of others who were killed in plane crash on Saturday. UNTV / FILE
Poland’s public buildings are being made energy efficient. The World Bank is funding projects in the Krakow area that will save energy, promote infrastructure investments, and bring down costs in the public sector. WORLD BANK
In rural Poland limited access to services like education, health care, and communication often leaves people isolated and excluded from economic development. A World Bank funded program tries bringing people out of isolation and helping them to become active citizens. WORLD BANK
The World Bank and Poland renew their partnership strategy for the next four years. Bank lending could reach US $6 billion over the next year supporting Poland through the global financial crisis and beyond. WORLD BANK