Last month, we received the tragic confirmation of the killing of our colleague Amer al-Kaissy in Iraq some nine months after he had been abducted. I repeat my condemnation of this despicable murder and my call on the Iraqi authorities to bring the perpetrators to justice.
On 22 March 2016, the UN hosted a session on federal public administration in the context of settlement negotiations, presented by World Bank experts and attended by the two negotiating teams. Representatives from the International Monetary Fund and the European Commission were also present.
NICOSIA, 24 March 2016 - The first 2016 gathering of the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation took place on 24 March, with Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, giving the keynote speech for the second year running.
As a boy growing up in post-war Korea, I remember asking about a tradition I observed: women going into labour would leave their shoes at the threshold and then look back in fear. “They are wondering if they will ever step into those shoes again,” my mother explained.
The Gender Equality Technical Committee (GETC) on the occasion of the International Women’s Day joins in celebration with millions of women around the globe who have been struggling across time and space against all forms of discrimination, exclusion, marginalization, violence and for equal right
Margot Wallström, Minister for Foreign Affairs, welcomed the United Nations efforts to reach an agreement on the Cyprus issue and acknowledged the role of religious leaders of Cyprus in the reconciliation process at the Parliamentary debate on Foreign Affairs 2016 in the Swedish Parliament this m