History

New book honours UN women who made HERstory

Raising awareness of women’s contributions is critical to correcting historical imbalances that have undervalued their presence, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Wednesday.

UN Chief: Peace and security link key for Mediterranean region

Peace and security are inseparable from the advancement of social progress and human rights, the UN Secretary-General said on Friday.

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Liberating Palmyra important to Syrian restoration

The retaking of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Syria is the first step in restoring and preserving the cultural history of the war-torn country.

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Annan hails launch of new publication series on UN's intellectual history

Secretary-General Kofi Annan has hailed the launch of a new series of publications which traces the contribution of the United Nations to evolving concepts of economic and social development.