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UN chief commends Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders on 'remarkable progress' Following a “productive” meeting today with Mustafa Akýncý, Turkish Cypriot leader, and Nicos Anastasiades, Greek Cypriot leader, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed their joint their joint commitment to intensify efforts eve
UN News Centre | Sep 25, 2016 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As Gabon high court upholds results in presidential poll, Ban says UN will support democratic process United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has taken note of the ruling of the Constitutional Court of Gabon on the appeals lodged against the preliminary results of the 27 August 2016 presidential poll, as well as its confirmation of Ali Bongo Ondimba
UN News Centre | Sep 25, 2016 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sudan is committed to dialogue and will 'knock on every door in pursuit of peace,' Minister tells UN In his address to the General Assembly today, Ibrahim Ahmed Abd al-Aziz Ghandour, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sudan, said the 2030 Agenda and other frameworks before the United Nations are vital for all countries and he hopes that calls for reform
UN News Centre | Sep 25, 2016 01:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Burundi rejects UN report on country's human rights situation as 'purposefully and politically exaggerated' Burundi has rejected deliberately politicized or falsified reports on the human rights situation in the country and will produce a comprehensive survey on the issue in response to a recently-released United Nations-backed inquiry, its Minister for Externa
UN News Centre | Sep 25, 2016 01:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At UN, Kyrgyz Minster cites 'tangible blows' to country's economy due to climate change Addressing the United Nations General Assembly today, Erlan Abdyldavev, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan, expressed support for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which contain a number of targets that are priorities for his country, i
UN News Centre | Sep 25, 2016 12:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Achieving Global Goals 'not about ticking boxes,' Dominica tells UN, urging action on climate, environment As the world sharpened its focus on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it must recognize the stakes for small island developing States, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Dominica told the United Nations today, noting that the 2030 Agend
UN News Centre | Sep 25, 2016 12:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Philippines' anti-drug fight 'grabs headlines for wrong reasons,' Foreign Secretary tells UN Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, the Philippines' Foreign Minister today said that the country's fight against corruption, illegal drugs and crimes under the new President has been widely misunderstood.
UN News Centre | Sep 25, 2016 12:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
United Arab Emirates, in UN debate, says Iran's actions destabilized region Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, the Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates today expressed concern over Iran's actions that caused “tension and instability in the region.”
UN News Centre | Sep 24, 2016 11:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At UN leader's debate, Somalia calls for unity to address global challenges Speaking at the general debate of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Somalia underscored that no one nation, no matter how big or powerful, can address global climate change, terrorism, poverty or m
UN News Centre | Sep 24, 2016 11:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Addressing UN, Republic of Congo says newly-adopted Constitution will improve governance The Foreign Minister of the Republic of Congo, Jean-Claude Gakosso, today welcomed the new Constitution adopted by his country which he told the United Nations General Assembly will improve political, economic and social governance in the country.
UN News Centre | Sep 24, 2016 10:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend