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Paris Agreement: Milestone against Climate Change Enters Into Force

Nov 4, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, November 04 2016 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks to journalists on the entry into force of the Paris Agreement on climate change today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 04 2016 – The Paris Agreement on Climate Change finally enters into force 4 November. This milestone against climate change was celebrated with a commemoration event at the UN Headquarters.   Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon invited representatives of various civil society groups to present their ideas on the implementation of the Paris Agreement, as well as discuss their plans [Read More]

Antonio Guterres Will Be the Next UNSG

Oct 5, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Antonio Guterres, former UN High Commissioner for Refugees and candidate for the position of next United Nations Secretary-General attended the UN International Prayer Breakfast today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Antonio Guterres – Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, October 05 2016 The United Nations (UN) Security Council has unanimously endorsed Antonio Guterres to lead the Organization for the next five years. After six straw polls, Guterres received no “discourage” votes from the pool of 13 candidates originally campaigning to become the next UN Secretary-General. This was the first time in the organization’s history that the selection process [Read More]

Ban Ki-Moon signed a condolence book at the Turkish Mission

Jul 1, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, June 30 2016 –  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon signs a book of condolences at the Permanent Mission of Turkey to the United Nation, on the loss of lives as a result of the 28 June terrorist attack at the Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon: June 30 2016 I offer on behalf the United Nations my deepest condolences to the many victims who have been killed by these heinous terrorist attacks. And I also wish a speedy recovery to the many injured people. There is no justification for any terrorism.  Nothing can [Read More]

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