humanitarian

In Ireland, UN’s Ban says strong cooperation key to overcoming global challenges

Amid an explosion of world conflicts, humanitarian crises and human rights challenges, the international community is enduring a “time of test” which demands strong global cooperation and bold action, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today affirmed.

UN chief appoints expert panel to address humanitarian funding shortfalls

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed a high-level United Nations panel to address the yawning gap between resources and financing for the world’s ever-pressing humanitarian efforts.