Ban calls for stronger ties between UN and Organization of American States

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for increased cooperation between the United Nations and the Organization of American States (OAS), stressing that the Americas have much experience and knowledge to contribute to the world.

An “Eagle-Heart Woman” advocates for indigenous people in Canada

Andrea Landry, a proud representative of the Anishinaabe, one of the First Nations or indigenous people of North America, is at the UN for the first international expert group meeting for indigenous youth which wraps up on Thursday.

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Updated data on the situation of children and women in Haiti

Haiti now has updated data on the situation of children and women, enabling analysis of the earthquake response and helping establish where and who the most vulnerable children are.

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Head of UN mission in Haiti outlines challenges on the horizon

Haiti is facing two main challenges: creating economic progress and conducting  legislative and local elections.

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Haiti earthquake survivor proud to be a UN staff member

The earthquake which struck Haiti on 12 January 2010 dealt a devastating blow to the country and to the United Nations.

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More than 300,000 Haitians still living in camps three years after earthquake

This weekend marks three years since the devastating earthquake in Haiti which killed more than 200,000 people and left more than a million homeless.

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Rebuilding efforts continue in Haiti three years after deadly earthquake

Three years after the devastating earthquake of 12 January 2010, Haiti continues to draw on its resources to recover.

 The international humanitarian response has been unprecedented, and many initiatives have emerged to assist the Haitians in dealing with the devastating events.

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