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United Nation's Ban Ki-moon. Photo by ITU/ M. Jacobson - Gonzalez, Wikipedia Commons.

UN’s Ban Calls For Stronger Cooperation From Southeast Asian Countries To Tackle Global Crises

23 Nov 2015 in 1&World News

Amid ‘grave global threats’ looming large, the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon today called for stronger partnerships between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the UN to achieve sustainable development, tackle climate change…

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UN Says El Niño On Track To Be Among Worst Ever

17 Nov 2015 in 1&Environment

The current El Niño, a weather pattern of devastating droughts and catastrophic floods that can affect tens of millions of people around the globe, is expected to strengthen further by year’s end, on track to…

Paris, France

UN Condemns Paris Terrorist Attacks

14 Nov 2015 in 1&World News

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council have condemned the “despicable” terrorist attacks carried out today in various locations in and around Paris, and Mr. Ban has demanded the immediate release of the…

United Nations building in New York

‘The Future Demands Of Us Critical And Global Decisions’ Pope Francis Tells UN General Assembly

26 Sep 2015 in 1&Religion&World News

Pope Francis delivered a wide-ranging address before world leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly today, urging global action to protect the environment and end the suffering of “vast ranks of the excluded,” saying…

Bangladesh's Sheikh Hasina. Photo Credit: UK Prime Minister's Office, Wikipedia Commons.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Wins UN Environment Prize For Leadership On Climate Change

14 Sep 2015 in 1&Environment

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh has been announced as one of the winners of the United Nations Champions of the Earth award in recognition of her country’s initiatives to address climate change. “Serving as…