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Secretary-General, in World Observance, Reaffirms Vision of Zero New HIV Infections, Discrimination, AIDS-related Deaths by 2030

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the World AIDS Day event, in New York today:

Thank you, [Michel] Sidibé, for your very kind words and for recognizing my small contribution.  Whatever we might …

Accessible, Affordable, Environmentally Friendly Systems Vital for Sustainable Transport, Secretary-General Stresses at Opening of Global Conference

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks as prepared for delivery at the opening session of the Global Sustainable Transport Conference, in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, today: 

It is wonderful to be back in Ashgabat on my …

International Stakeholders Endorse Ashgabat Statement Supporting Cleaner, Greener Transportation, as Sustainable Transport Conference Concludes

ASHGABAT, 27 November — As the first ever Global Sustainable Transport Conference concluded today, representatives of more than 50 countries endorsed the Ashgabat Statement on Commitments and Policy Recommendations, with a view to supporting cleaner, …

“New chapter” for Colombia with revised peace agreement

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed attendees at the signing of the Colombia Peace Agreements, in Cartegena in September. The deal was ultimately rejected in a referendum. Photo: OSSG

A revised …

Who can stop the threat of genocide in South Sudan?

The alarm has been raised over the threat of genocide in South Sudan, with civilians increasingly targeted and persecuted in a scorched earth counter-insurgency campaign waged by government forces and their allies in the southern …

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