Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the role played by Nobel laureate and pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar’s reconciliation efforts, and re-affirmed the commitment of the United Nations to helping the Asian nation in its efforts.
The United Nations human rights chief today welcomed the report from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Thailand (TRCT) and called on the South-east Asian country to implement its recommendations to advance accountability and understanding among different segments of its society.
Ban Ki-moon welcomes the release of the report today by the Maldives’ Commission of National Inquiry (CoNI) that has looked into the facts, circumstances and causes of the 7 February transfer of power in the island nation.
The President of the General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, today expressed his deep sympathy with the Government of Iran for the loss of hundreds of lives and the destruction caused by the earthquakes that struck Iran on Saturday afternoon.
Cambodian and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) senior officials met on Monday to discuss ways to strengthen and expand cooperation in drug combat.
The United Nations condemned the killing of a local community worker in Pakistan on Friday who was part of a polio eradication initiative.
Ban Ki-moon today praised China’s efforts to implement initiatives that will lead to sustainable development, as well as its participation at the recent United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20).
At least two people including a foreign doctor were injured when a UN convoy carrying UN and WHO officials came under attack by unknown gunmen in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, said local police.
The United Nations human rights chief today called for an independent international investigation into the deadly clashes between striking workers and police in the western town of Zhanaozen in Kazakhstan in December last year.
The United Nations human rights chief today called on Kyrgyzstan to boost its efforts to address corruption and discrimination, adding that they are severely hampering the nation’s economic growth and social prosperity.