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Sheikh Mohammed receives Ban Ki-moon

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, received UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who is attending a ceremony marking the launch of a report on High-level Panel…

Arab-Chinese Women's Forum held

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(Abu Dhabi) - On the occasion of the opening of the Arab-Chinese Women's Forum in Abu Dhabi under the theme, "Women's Economic Empowerment", and with the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union,…

Sheikh Mohammed meets Ban ki Moon

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for talks on a variety of regional security, humanitarian and development…

Sheikh Abdullah meets UN Secretary General

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(New York) - Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan met with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon on the margins of the high level meetings of the 69th UN General Assembly. The meeting touched on current issues of mutual interest,…

UN chief calls for decisive action against terrorism

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(New York) - Ahead of tomorrow’s United Nations Security Council's summit on foreign terrorist fighters, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for decisive action in support of efforts to confront extremists. "It is undeniable and the…

Ban ki Moon's message on World Maritime Day

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(New York) - At a time When the world is Beset by Conflict and crisis, it is easy to forget That, day in and day out, the international shipping industry works quietly and Efficiently to keep the wheels of global trade in motion and ensure the…

Afghan presidential candidates should agree on unity govt: UN

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(New York) - UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon urged the two candidates for Afghanistan’s presidency to agree on a unity Government, telling both Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani they share a real responsibility to guide the country…

Ban to convene high-level meeting on Ebola Outbreak

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(New York) - UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, will convene a meeting of leaders gathering in New York for the upcoming high-level segment of this year’s United Nations General Assembly to highlight the urgent needs and required response…

UN unanimously adopts Syria aid resolution

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(New York) - The UN Security Council has adopted a unanimous but non-binding resolution, calling for humanitarian aid convoys to be allowed access across war-torn Syria, but diplomats immediately voiced doubt about its effectiveness. Syria's…

Syria Peace Conference in January

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Syrian government and opposition negotiators will meet for the first time since start of the country’s 32-month-old war in Geneva from January 22, the UN announced. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the landmark conference “a mission…

Int'l Peace Day Observed Around the Globe

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September 21 was marked around the globe as International Peace Day. Marking the International Day of Peace United Nations called for greater investment in quality education and to reverse trends which show aid for schools and teachers dipping…

Ban Ki-moon Receives 1st Female UAE delegate to UN

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(New York) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon received the credentials of Ambassador H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, the new Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations. At the end of the credentials ceremony, the Secretary-General discussed…
Ban and Brahimi Meet to Discuss Syria

Ban and Brahimi Meet to Discuss Syria

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(New York) - UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon and UN International mediator to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi met to discuss the situation in Syria, expressing hope that an upcoming UN General Assembly summit will help improve the humanitarian situation…
UAE announces "Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week" at Rio+20

UAE announces "Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week" at Rio+20

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(Brazil) - To continue international dialogue on sustainable development taking place at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, the United Arab Emirates has announced the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), which…