UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called on all stakeholders in Nepal to again share "a spirit of compromise" over the proposed new constitution to end the street violence that has claimed at least 19 lives.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has emphasized the need for urgent UN Security Council reform, saying it is time to make the powerful body "vibrant" with the inclusion of India as a permanent member.
Asserting that the onus of global sustainability cannot be placed on developing countries alone, India has said that sovereign countries should not be subjected to external oversight mechanism to measure their progress in achieving sustainable development goals.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has commended the vibrancy of India's democracy and emphasised the "important role" played by the country's Parliament in protecting women's rights and enhancing gender equality during a meeting with Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan here.
The United Nations on Monday brushed aside Japanese complaints over Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's plan to attend a military parade in Beijing, saying the World War II commemoration was an opportunity to reflect on the past.
Success of a new international inquiry aimed at assigning blame for chemical weapons attacks during Syria`s four-year-old civil war will require full cooperation of all warring parties, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday expressed regret over calling-off of the planned NSA-level talks between India and Pakistan and hoped that leaders of the two countries will use "all opportunities" to resume talks soon.
As the proposed talks between the National Security Advisers of India and Pakistan appeared deadlocked, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called on the two sides "to return to dialogue" in the interest of their people and exercise maximum restraint.
Welcoming the upcoming meeting between the national security advisers of India and Pakistan, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on both countries to exercise "maximum restraint" along the Line of Control (LoC) and protect civilians.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on Tuesday voiced alarm at the latest upsurge in violence along the disputed border of India and Pakistan in Kashmir and urged restraint on the part of both governments.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon today called on the new government in Sri Lanka under United National Front (UNF) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe to make further progress on good governance, accountability and reconciliation.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has fired his mission chief in the Central African Republic amid "disturbing allegations" of sexual abuse, even as he reposed "full confidence" in the Indian diplomat Atul Khare, his senior-most peacekeeping official in the country.