‘We all need to see the bigger picture;’ cooperation is the key to making the world better for all, Estonia tells UN Assembly

Empathy, equality, and efficiency should be the hallmarks of the work of the United Nations, Kersti Kaljulaid, the President of Estonia, told the General Assembly today as she set out her country’s vision for addressing global challenges such as migration, climate change and the shrinking space for free trade.

News in Brief 10 January 2017 (AM) - Geneva

Cyprus talks enter second day

Talks to decide the future of the Cyprus have entered a second day in Geneva.

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Estonian President says small countries can fight climate change

Estonia doubled its gross domestic product in 20 years and halved its carbon emissions, according to the country’s President.

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Secretary-General regrets fatal violence during protest at statue removal in Estonia

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed dismay today after one person was reported killed and dozens of other were injured in the Estonian capital amid unrest after authorities removed a contentious Soviet-era war memorial.