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New York, Oct 31 (JEN): Without adequate security, the efforts of the Somali Government and people, and those of their partners, could be in vain, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations said Wednesday , calling on the UN Security Council (UNSC) to support a temporary boost to national and international forces aiming to maintain basic security in the Horn of Africa nation. more
CAR: UNICEF warns of running low on life-saving supplies

New York, Oct 30 (JEN): With increasing displacement in the Central African Republic (CAR) and waning funding, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Tuesday warned that the gro ...

UN refutes reports of interference with EU Cyprus envoy

New York, Oct 30 (JEN): The United Nations in Cyprus Tuesday refuted media reports that allege Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Special Adviser for Cyprus Alexander Downer interfered ...

General Assembly seeks end to US embargo against Cuba

New York, Oct 30 (JEN): For the 22nd consecutive year at the United Nations, the General Assembly Tuesday adopted a resolution calling for an end to the economic, commercial and financial b ...

Ban urges states to bolster safety measures for UN staff

New York, Oct 26 (JEN): In a major new report, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to Member States and Host Governments to support all measures of safety and security ...

Guinea: UNSC urges restraint ahead of election certification

New York, Oct 26 (JEN): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is urging Guineans to exercise restraint and calm as the Supreme Court certifies the results of the legislative elections h ...

Ban notes peaceful elections in Madagascar

New York, Oct 26 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday noted the generally peaceful conduct of the first round of presidential elections in Madagascar, “after the ...

Surveillance major concern for internet governance: UN

New York, Oct 26 (JEN): While reaffirming the need to strengthen the multi-stakeholder approach to Internet governance, the United Nations-backed forum on the issue, known as the IGF, conclu ...

Ban concerned over escalation of violence in Mozambique

New York, Oct 25 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced concern at the recent escalation of violence in Mozambique between government forces and members of the Mozamb ...

Ban marks 68th birthday of United Nations

New York, Oct 25 (JEN): Marking the 68th birthday of the United Nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the annual celebration offers a chance to recognize the invaluable contributions o ...