Secretary-General pledges continued UN support for Arab countries’ development efforts

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said the United Nations stands ready to support the efforts of Arab governments and their partners to achieve shared social and economic goals, with the aim of laying the foundation for a more peaceful and prosperous future.

‘Group of 77’ developing nations must play role in advancing UN priorities, Ban says

The bloc of developing nations known as the “Group of 77 and China” must make its voice heard in achieving a full spectrum of United Nations goals, from global anti-poverty targets to tackling climate change to empowering women, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today.