Geopolitics
Governance/Geopolitics
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, concluded Friday in Bali, Indonesia with an acknowledgement that surveillance is the major emerging issue of the year. more
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 ...

Ban welcomes provisional election results in Guinea

New York, Oct 19 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday welcomed the release by Guinea’s Nation Independent Electoral Commission of the provisional results of the ...

UN urges efforts on advancing nuclear disarmament

New York, Oct 18 (JEN): While there have been several noteworthy successes in the field of disarmament, there are still important areas where greater progress is needed, the President of the ...

Chad, Chile, Lithuania, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia to serve on UNSC

New York, Oct 18 (JEN): The United Nations General Assembly Thursday elected Chad, Chile, Lithuania, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia to serve as non-permanent members on the UN Security Council (UN ...

Ban lauds awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to OPCW

New York, Oct 12 (JEN): Hailing its work on disarmament and non-proliferation, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday congratulated the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemi ...

Ban seeks dialogue in Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts

New York, Oct 9 (JEN): Hailing a time of renewed hope for the Middle East peace efforts, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday urged participants in a UN-backed seminar to kee ...

ICC urges Security Council support to enforce decisions

New York, Oct 9 (JEN): The International Criminal Court (ICC) has had the busiest year on record, the body said in a report to the United Nations General Assembly, in which it also called fo ...

Maldives: Ban urges peaceful presidential re-election

New York, Oct 9 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday reiterated his calls on all Maldivians to ensure a peaceful, inclusive and credible process for the presidential e ...