There is need to address remaining concerns, including security for Burundi to hold free and fair elections in 2015.
An award winning a capella group from South Africa known as “The Soil” brought its harmonies to the UN recently.
The group participated in a “Music for Peace” event organized by the UN Academic Impact in early October.
Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa continue to enjoy economic growth which is currently at five per cent according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
“Recipes” to combat desertification exist, according to a forestry expert at the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Improvement in the collection of information on tuberculosis shows that there are almost half a million more cases of the disease than previously estimated.
The Republic of Korea has called on Japan to acknowledge its army forced thousands of women to work as wartime sex slaves.
Ambassador Hahn Choong-hee made the appeal during a General Assembly meeting on the advancement of women earlier in the week.
Delivering humanitarian aid to the people in need in South Sudan is a huge challenge due to the rainy season, poor road system and conflict.
Senior government ministers are meeting in Montego Bay, Jamaica, later this week to discuss ways to unlock economic growth in the Caribbean region.
Efforts are ongoing to develop vaccines for the deadly Ebola virus disease which has claimed more than 4, 500 lives in West Africa.
Violence in schools around the world is considered as “normal” which is why it is often not documented, according to an expert on international education.