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Suspected pirates wait for members of the counter-piracy operation to board their boat. Photo: US Navy/Jason R Zalasky

UNSC Urges Stronger Regional Approach On Eradicating Piracy In Gulf Of Guinea

26 Apr 2016 in 1 , World News

United Nations officials today reiterated a call for a comprehensive regional framework to eradicate piracy and armed robbery at sea in the Gulf of Guinea, with the Security Council stressing the importance of addressing underlying…

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UN Says Paris Agreement On Climate Change Must Aim For Long-Term Environmental Stability

22 Apr 2016 in 1 , Environment

As global leaders prepare to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change Friday at United Nations Headquarters in New York, the head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction today called on signatories to…

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

UN’s Ban Says Two-State Solution In Middle East ‘Tragically More Distant’ Than Ever

19 Apr 2016 in 1 , Social Issues , World News

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned today that a two-state solution, which envisages peaceful co-existence of Palestine and Israel, seems more distant than it has for many decades, citing the ongoing violence, Israel’s settlement activity…

Tunisia's flag.

UN’s Ban Ki-Moon Welcomes Tunisia’s Democratic Progress

29 Mar 2016 in 1 , World News

While in Tunisia’s capital Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the country’s democratic progress while reaffirming the United Nations’ support to its citizens and Government. “[World Bank President] Kim and I are here to show our…

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UN Calls Carbon Emissions Cuts, Warns ‘The Future Is Happening Now’

22 Mar 2016 in 1 , Environment , World News

The Earth is already one degree Celsius hotter than at the start of the 20th century, halfway to the critical two-degree threshold, and national climate change plans adopted so far may not be enough to…