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UN chief welcomes start of Church-mediated national dialogue in Nicaragua

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the start of a national dialogue in Nicaragua between civic groups and the government, following deadly clashes between security forces and people protesting the country’s

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Security Council mourns death of Cote d’Ivoire ambassador

UNITED NATIONS,  The Security Council on Thursday mourned the death of Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoue, Cote d’Ivoire’s ambassador to the United Nations (UN) and a member of the UN Security Council. At

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Remember Slavery: UN chief calls for continued struggle to ensure dignity and justice for all

UN News – Commemorating the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the United Nations Secretary-General on Monday said that while the  abhorrent

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UN Commission delivers a blueprint to ensure the rights and development of rural women and girls

UNNEWS – The United Nations’ largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s rights wrapped up Friday in New York with the strong commitment by its Member States to achieving

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On Day of Remembrance, UN says history of slave trade can help combat social injustice

UN News Service, 23 August 2017 – Remembering the universal demand for freedom that led to the 1791 insurrection by slaves in what is now Haiti, the head of the