Chile

Annan concludes Chilean leg of South American tour

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today completed the Chilean leg of his South American tour, taking part in a roundtable discussion on the future of the UN.

Annan discusses poverty and regional issues with Chilean President

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan discussed poverty, social policies and regional developments during talks today with Chile's President Ricardo Lagos on the first leg of his South American tour.

Annan arrives in Chile for start of South American tour

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan arrived in the Chilean capital, Santiago de Chile, this morning for the first leg of his four-country South American tour.

Chile’s monkey tree, some dating back to days of Christ, in peril – UN agency

The United Nations environmental agency today called for urgent action to map and protect the world's wild forests following an “ecological disaster” in Chile, where forests made famous by a television series have been almost destroyed by fire, killing monkey puzzle trees dating from the days of Jesus Christ.

Top UN expert on indigenous people heading to Chile

The top United Nations expert on the human rights of indigenous people heads to Chile this Friday to kick off two weeks of meetings and discussions with government officials, civil society actors and indigenous community leaders.