In the face of enormous global challenges, from terrorism to climate change, the United Nations is the essential forum for world cooperation, Peruvian President Alan García told the General Assembly today.
Drug cartels now threaten the basic stability and social fabric of many Central American countries, Costa Rica’s President told the United Nations today, warning that the battle against narco-trafficking can only be won if nations worldwide overhaul their current strategies.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and recently elected Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón held talks today at United Nations Headquarters in New York on human rights, regional relations and drug trafficking.
A joint assessment by two United Nations agencies has found that Haiti’s food sector is slowly beginning to recover but production remains well below the levels that existed prior to the January earthquake.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today assured Honduran President Porfirio Lobo of United Nations support for his efforts to promote the rule of law, protect human rights and fight impunity in the Central American country, which was shaken by the ouster of his predecessor last year.
Six out of 10 Paraguayan children and adolescents suffer physical violence and other maltreatment within their homes, including beatings, kicks, burns and semi-asphyxiation, according to a new United Nations study.