NEW YORK - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today outlined seven priorities for 2010, beginning with the urgent need for a renewed focus on sustainable development, including advancing efforts to achieve the globally agreed targets aimed at ending poverty, disease and hunger.
NEW YORK - The Security Council discussed the situation in Afghanistan today, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressing the twin needs to strengthen the Government’s role while coordinating “broader and more effective” international civilian efforts under the United Nations um
6 January 2010 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan Kai Eide, briefs the UN Security Council. Full speech as delivered below.
Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, Members of the Security Council:
NEW YORK - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, his Special Representative for Afghanistan Kai Eide, and Afghanistan's Ambassador to the United Nations in New York Zahir Tanin, have been addressing the Security Council. Full coverage follows.
KABUL - Dozens of United Nations personnel made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty last year with at least 28 civilian staff members and seven peacekeeping troops killed in deadly attacks, the world body’s staff union said today, urging nations to sign a global treaty pro
6 January 2010 - The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Kai Eide, will address the United Nations Security Council in New York today, on his expectations for Afghanistan in the next six to nine months, including the agenda for the forthcoming international conferences