UN Affairs

Secretary-General welcomes US pledge of renewed engagement with UN

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the commitment to renewed United States engagement with the United Nations as stressed by US Ambassador Susan Rice, as well as the Government’s recent contributions to the world body’s budget.

UN General Assembly on verge of negotiating Security Council reform

On-going work on reshaping the size and membership of the Security Council and making the vital organ of the world body more democratic is finally heading for serious negotiations, the Ambassador to the United Nations for Afghanistan, Zahir Tanin, told the press today.

Starring role for UN in new documentary premiering in New York

A new film casting the work of the United Nations in the starring role has its world premiere today at the Organization’s Headquarters in New York.