Former US President Clinton appointed UN special envoy for Haiti

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Bill Clinton as the United Nations Special Envoy for Haiti, building on the former United States President’s extensive engagement with the Caribbean nation.

UN envoy Clinton’s tsunami group endorses stepped-up recovery plans

Convened by former United States President Bill Clinton, the United Nations tsunami recovery envoy, key players in the reconstruction of areas devastated by last year’s giant waves today endorsed stepped-up measures to improve transitional shelters, replace livelihoods and build local government capacity.

Development, security and human rights are all important, Annan tells global leaders

Development, security and human rights are so inter-connected that collective action is needed on all of them if the world is to meet today’s threats and challenges, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today told a meeting of world leaders organized by the former United States President Bill Clinton.

UN tsunami envoy Clinton outlines four-step rebuilding programme

Former United States President Bill Clinton, United Nations Special Envoy overseeing recovery efforts from December’s devastating Indian Ocean tsunami, today outlined a four-step rebuilding programme that includes listening attentively to the most vulnerable sectors of society and targeting action to avoid duplication.