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Concluding Ireland visit, UN chief tells refugee community world must provide 'safe avenues of migration'

The international community must intensify efforts to provide regular and safe avenues of migration and access to protection, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today as he wrapped up his trip to Ireland with a visit to a community of resettled refugees.

Posted on 25 May 2015 | 5:00 am

At UN meteorological forum, experts meet to discuss post-2015 action plan, climate change

With a welcoming 'tweet' from the International Space Station and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's renewed appeal for “bold climate action,” the United Nations-backed World Meteorological Congress opened its seventeenth session today as international delegates will seek to address continuing concerns over global warming.

Posted on 25 May 2015 | 5:00 am

On Africa Day, UN chief spotlights continents' achievements, reflects on challenges of 2015

Each year, Africa Day is an opportunity to celebrate the continent's achievements and to reflect on its challenges, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, highlighting the courage and determination it took to make remarkable progress to end the Ebola outbreak and urging leaders to commit to ending violence against women and empower them.

Posted on 25 May 2015 | 5:00 am

Lebanon: as security challenges grow, top UN official in country urges end to political vacuum

The vacuum in the post of Lebanon's presidency has undermined the country's ability to address a range of growing security, economic and social challenges, the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Sigrid Kaag, warned today.

Posted on 25 May 2015 | 5:00 am

Nepal: with monsoon season nearing, UN races humanitarian relief to quake-affected communities

Marking one month after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal killing thousands and devastating large swathes of the country's Kathmandu valley, the United Nations relief arm is continuing to intensify its humanitarian operations as it supports national and local authorities with critical life-saving efforts.

Posted on 25 May 2015 | 5:00 am

Burundi: UN chief condemns killing of opposition politician as tensions in country rise

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the killing of a Burundian politician and his bodyguard in a move that threatens to further destabilize the country amid simmering political tensions and a growing humanitarian crisis.

Posted on 24 May 2015 | 5:00 am

Somalia: UN official condemns killing of parliamentarian, reiterates support for political process

The top United Nations official in Somalia has condemned a deadly attack against two Somali Members of Parliament (MP) and reiterated the Organization's support for the country's democratic process.

Posted on 24 May 2015 | 5:00 am

Top UN official in South Sudan urges accountability for human rights violations

The United Nations Special Representative for South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe Løj, has urged accountability and justice for those responsible for gross human rights violations committed as a result of South Sudan's continuing fighting.

Posted on 24 May 2015 | 5:00 am

In Ireland, UN's Ban says strong cooperation key to overcoming global challenges

Amid an explosion of world conflicts, humanitarian crises and human rights challenges, the international community is enduring a “time of test” which demands strong global cooperation and bold action, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today affirmed.

Posted on 24 May 2015 | 5:00 am

Senior UN official voices deep concern about human rights challenges in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Concern about the shrinking of the democratic space in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonović, has stressed the importance of broadening the dialogue that has begun between the Government and the opposition.

Posted on 23 May 2015 | 5:00 am

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25 May 2015 – The vacuum in the post of Lebanon's presidency has undermined the country's ability to address a range of growing security, economic and social challenges, the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Sigrid Kaag, warned today.
UN urges Lebanon to pick president, end political vacuumReuters

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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 6:49 pm

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At UN meteorological forum, experts meet to discuss post-2015 action plan
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25 May 2015 – With a welcoming 'tweet' from the International Space Station and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's renewed appeal for “bold climate action,” the United Nations-backed World Meteorological Congress opened its seventeenth session today as …
UN Secretary General addresses refugees in DublinRTE.ie
Ban Ki-moon: Ireland must realign stance on climate changeIrish Times

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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 6:22 pm

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Concluding Ireland visit, UN chief tells refugee community world must provide
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25 May 2015 – The international community must intensify efforts to provide regular and safe avenues of migration and access to protection, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today as he wrapped up his trip to Ireland with a visit to

Posted on 25 May 2015 | 5:35 pm

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Nepal: with monsoon season nearing, UN races humanitarian relief to quake
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25 May 2015 – Marking one month after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal killing thousands and devastating large swathes of the country's Kathmandu valley, the United Nations relief arm is continuing to intensify its humanitarian operations as it …
UN Calls for Resources to Assist Nepalese Hit by EarthquakesPrensa Latina

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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 4:21 pm

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25 May 2015 – Each year, Africa Day is an opportunity to celebrate the continent's achievements and to reflect on its challenges, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, highlighting the courage and determination it took to make …

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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 1:39 pm

United Nations Journalist ‘Training Program’ Will Pay News Outlets $25000 To … – The Inquisitr


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The United Nations has rolled out a journalist training program in a bid to increase media coverage of the organization's controversial global agenda. The efforts were designed to increase public interest and media attention to the U.N.'s national
You Might Raise Your Eyebrows When You Read This U.N. Foundation Plan to TheBlaze.com

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Posted on 24 May 2015 | 10:03 pm

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In Ireland, UN's Ban says strong cooperation key to overcoming global challenges
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24 May 2015 – Amid an explosion of world conflicts, humanitarian crises and human rights challenges, the international community is enduring a “time of test” which demands strong global cooperation and bold action, United Nations Secretary-General Ban …

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Posted on 24 May 2015 | 8:28 pm

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Somalia: UN official condemns killing of parliamentarian, reiterates support
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Yusuf Muhammad Dirir, a Member of the Federal Parliament, was shot and killed on 23 May along with his driver while another MP, Abdullahi Boss Ahmed, was wounded in the same attack, according to a press release issued by the UN Assistance Mission in …
Somalia: UN official condemns killing of parliamentarianNew Kerala

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Posted on 24 May 2015 | 6:50 pm

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Main Sequence to Defend United Nations Title
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The 2014 Horse of the Year finalist started his path in the U.S. last year at Monmouth, where he scored a neck victory over Twilight Eclipse in the United Nations, starting a four-race grade I win streak, capped by a victory in the Longines Breeders
Main Sequence to Make Next Start in United NationsHorse Racing Nation
Main Sequence on course for UN title defenseBrisnet.com

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Posted on 24 May 2015 | 6:25 pm

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Top UN official in South Sudan urges accountability for human rights violations
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24 May 2015 – The United Nations Special Representative for South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe Løj, has urged accountability and justice for those responsible for gross human rights violations committed as a result of South Sudan's continuing fighting.
UN “deeply troubled” by reports of abuses in S. SudanSudan Tribune
South Sudan government claims back in control of key oil townBusiness Standard

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Posted on 24 May 2015 | 5:54 pm