UN chief Ban Ki-moon has asked India and Pakistan to resolve their issues peacefully and through dialogue, against the backdrop of cancellation of foreign-secretary level talks between the two nations and continued ceasefire violations by Pakistan along border posts.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has expressed deep concern over a Russian aid convoy crossing the border into Ukraine without permission, asking all sides to exercise restraint and avoid escalation as any unilateral action could exacerbate an "already dangerous situation".
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that the failure to hold a conference on establishing a nuclear-weapons-free-zone in the Middle East this year could jeopardize the success of next year`s review of the landmark 1970 agreement aimed at stopping the spread of nuclear arms.
UN Chief Ban Ki-moon honoured over a million Indian soldiers who fought in the World War I at a commemorative event here and released a photo book authored by the Ambassador to the Permanent Mission of India to the UN featuring war memorials from across the world.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called for a coordinated international response to the Ebola outbreak and appointed Britain`s David Nabarro as the world body`s coordinator in its fight against the deadly disease.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called for wide ranging efforts at all levels to raise awareness about the importance of investing in and supporting young people with mental health conditions.
The UN Secretary General called on the parties to continue negotiations in Cairo to reach a durable ceasefire saying that the "appalling" humanitarian situation in Gaza should not be made worse by any military action by two sides.
The ceasefire between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza has come at almost too high a price as the death and destruction from nearly a month of fighting has "shocked and shamed" the world, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday.