Tag: <span>Ban Ki-Moon</span>

UN Agrees to Oversee Future Ceasefire Deal Between Colombia, FARC Rebels

Top Story — In a unanimous vote on Monday, the U.N. Security Council approved a resolution to oversee the planned ceasefire between the Colombian government and FARC rebels. The vote […] Read More >

United Nations: Brazil’s Rousseff Becomes First Woman To Open UNGA Debate

UNITED NATIONS — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff opened the 66th United Nations general debate in New York on Wednesday, becoming the first woman in the organization’s history to do so. […] Read More >

Ban Ki-moon Meets With Central American Leaders To Discuss Regional Security

Today in Latin America Top Story — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon promised to support Central America in its fight against insecurity and violence during a meeting with regional leaders in […] Read More >

United Nations Summit Addresses Poverty; Latin American Leaders Call For Change

Today in Latin America Top Story — Poverty was the major talking point on the opening day of the United Nations summit on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). “These Millennium Development […] Read More >

Foreign Governments Pledge nearly $10 Billion in Aid to Haiti at U.N. Donor Conference

The world’s governments pledged to donate more than expected to Haiti’s earthquake reconstruction effort at a conference at the United Nations on Wednesday. More than 100 countries participated in the […] Read More >