26 Mar 2014 - 31 December 2013 - The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
On the occasion of today’s closing of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, the Secretary-General wishes to congratulate the judges, principals and staff, both Sierra Leonean and international, on the important achievements that have been accomplished over the course of the 11 years of its existence.
07 May 2012 - On this international Day of the Midwife, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and ICM, the International Confederation of Midwives, commend the important work of midwives in promoting good health and makeing pregnancies and childbirths safe.
24 Oct 2011 - Johannesburg, October 17, 2011 – Africa's agribusiness leaders and senior Government officials have lent their voices to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP's) clarion call for the private sector to engage in ensuring agribusiness growth and food security in Africa.
13 Oct 2011 - The United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL) refers to reports in some local newspapers and a number of radio interviews in which Mr. Mohamed Bangura, Interim Leader of the newly established United Democratic Movement (UDM) alleged to have had meeting at the United Nations Secretariat in New York and in which he made a number of assertions against the Executive Representative of the Secretary General, Mr. Michael von der Schulenburg.
28 Jul 2011 - July 28, 2011, marks the first official World Hepatitis Day established by the World Health Organization (WHO) to increase the awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis and the diseases that it causes.
30 May 2011 - The tragedies that have befallen United Nations peacekeepers already this year are a sobering reminder of the risks entailed in their important work for peace. As we mark the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, we pay tribute to the more than 120,000 military, police and civilians serving worldwide under the blue flag and remember those who lost their lives in the cause of peace.