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Ban Ki-Moon reaction on the execution of the Shiite cleric Sheikh al-Nimr in Riyadh

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

United Nations, January 04 2016 During a telephone conversation with the foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia, the UN Secretary-General expressed his disappointment at the execution of the Shiite cleric Sheikh al-Nimr in Riyadh and said the attack on the Saudi embassy in Tehran was “deplorable”, his spokesman told reporters today  in New York. Stephane Dujarric said the Secretary General   “reiterated his views on capital punishment and his disappointment at the execution of Sheik al-Nimr, whose case the Secretary-General had raised with Saudi authorities on several occasions. The Secretary-General also reiterated that the attack on the Saudi embassy [Read More]

Rare Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Press Conference at UN

Sep 16, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked “those standing in the way of the rights of refugees to stand in their shoes.” Ahead of what is expected to be one of the busiest high-level periods in recent memory at the United Nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon noted that sixty million people have left their homes fleeing war and persecution. He said,   “I ask those standing in the way of the rights of refugees to stand in their shoes. People facing barrel bombs and brutality in their country will continue to seek life in another. People with few prospects at home will continue [Read More]

Queen Maxima Inclusive Finance

Jun 6, 2015 Celebrities , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, June 05 2015 – Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, the Secretary-Generals Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, (UNSGSA) addresses a press conference today at the UNHQ. Credit: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Queen Maxima of the Netherlands is the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA). “Access to these financial tools and actual usage of these financial tools in a proper way, helps people, especially vulnerable people to protect themselves against hardships, invest in their futures, become more resilient and fight poverty.” United Nations, New York, USA, June 05 2015 – Queen Maxima of [Read More]

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