UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for "mobilising all resources and political will" to fight terrorism in the wake of the massacre of 132 school children in Pakistan and said he will consider measures to help that country combat extremism.
The Obama administration and the United Nations are pressuring Haiti`s government to resolve a long-festering dispute over postponed elections in the face of anti-government protests across the impoverished Caribbean country.
United Nations: UN chief Ban Ki-moon has expressed readiness to engage with India and Pakistan in resolving the Kashmir issue if requested by both and asked them to resume talks to reach an agreement that would serve their security interests as well as that of the region.
Following ambitious pledges by US and China to reduce emissions, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said it is "not fair" for all countries to make the same level of contributions, given their different phases of development and needs, a stand similar to that of India.
French lawmakers voted Tuesday in favour of recognising Palestine as a state, sparking an immediate angry reaction from Israel which said such "unilateral measures" would harm efforts towards Middle East peace.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday called on world leaders to work together to end AIDS by 2030, saying the fast track approach launched last week by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS will enable the world to reach the bold goal.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has cited the rape and murder of two teenage girls who were hanged from a tree in India, saying violence against women is a global pandemic that destroys lives as he called men and boys to join as partners to fight violence against women.