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US leadership, support vital to host of global issues, UN chief stresses at White House

Aug 04, 2015

The United Nations counts on the leadership and support of the United States on a range of critical issues, from climate change an…

UN experts call the Dominican Republic to prevent deportations against people of Haitian descent

Jul 28, 2015

This woman was born in Haiti, but her eight children were born in the Dominican Republic. Tens of thousands of people of Haitian…

Security Council adopts resolution endorsing Iran nuclear deal

Jul 21, 2015

The Security Council unanimously adopts resolution establishing a monitoring system for Iran’s nuclear programme. UN Photo/Dev…

ADDIS: investing in gender equality vital to economic growth, sustainable development, says Ban

Jul 14, 2015

In India, members of a network of single women, Ekal Nari Shakti Sangathan, that helps secure the right of widows to live with d…

UN conference opens with call for ‘reboot’ of development finance

Jul 13, 2015

13 July 2015 – At a critical moment in what the United Nations has dubbed “a year for global action,” the Third Internationa…