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SG Outlines 2015 Goals

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Stephanie Zawalski/Europa Newswire January 8, 2015 UNITED NATIONS — The Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon addressed members of the press after and informational session of the General Assembly. There he outlined three focus areas moving forward into 2015. First, to push forward the adoption of a new development agenda, sustainable development goals and climate change agreement, claiming that with them “we can set the world on course for a better future.” Second, decrease the response time of the international community to crises. His third point focused on terrorism and societal tensions saying, “I want to make a special appeal for tolerance [Read More]

Ban Ki-Moon comments on Charlie Hebdo Attack

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Photo by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, January 07 2015 – The Secretary-General of the United Nations said the attack on Parisian magazine Charlie Hebdo was a “direct assault on a cornerstone of democracy, on the media and freedom of expression.” Speaking at the United Nations Correspondents Association in New York today, Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon said the attack was a “horrendous, unjustifiable and cold-blooded crime.” “It was a horrendous, unjustifiable and cold-blooded crime. It was also a direct assault on a cornerstone of democracy, on the media and freedom of expression. I extend my deepest condolences to the families of [Read More]

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