Jan Eliasson

Outgoing UN deputy chief urges world leaders to end xenophobia

Global leaders are being urged to stop dividing the world into “us” and “them.”

That is the message from outgoing UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson who says farewell to the organization at the end of this year.

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“Moment of hope” for reconciliation and development in CAR

A “moment now of hope” has arrived in the Central African Republic (CAR) which could represent a new era of reconciliation and development.

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One of world’s worst humanitarian crises “struggling for attention”

One of world’s worst humanitarian crises underway in the Lake Chad Basin is “struggling for attention” according to the Deputy Secretary-General of the UN, Jan Eliasson.

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Humanitarian conference about “helping people who have suffered”

An international conference focusing on multiple global humanitarian crises is about supporting people who are affected by natural and man-made disasters, according to the UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson.

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Peacebuilding valuable in avoiding cycles of violence and suffering

A US$100 million fund that supports countries emerging from war or political crises is facing a “serious” shortfall, the UN Deputy Secretary-General said on Thursday.

The Peacebuilding Fund has helped a number of African countries recover from conflict and instability.

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“Never any justification for murder,” Security Council told

There is “never, never any justification for murder”, the UN Security Council has been told by the UN Deputy Secretary-General.

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World right to have expectations for new development goals

People around the world have the right to have high expectations for the new development goals that are being finalized at the United Nations in New York this week.

That’s according to the UN, Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson.

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Safeguarding minority communities in Middle East vital for peace

Attacks on minority communities in strife-torn Middle Eastern nations are a threat to pluralism and stability in the region, according to the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.

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Dreams of people around the world celebrated in Rockwell drawing

The dreams and aspirations of the people of the world and the role of diplomacy are being celebrated in a drawing that is being exhibited at the UN in New York; that’s according to the Deputy Secretary-General of the organization.

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