Addressing Assembly, Portugal highlights need for UN reform, conflict prevention measures

Portugal’s Prime Minister António Luis Santos da Costa took the podium of the General Assembly to reiterate his country’s support of the Secretary-General’s agenda, which includes boosting conflict prevention activities and creating a stronger more adaptable world Organization

Wrapping up official visit to Portugal, Ban receives ‘Order of Liberty’ medal

On the final day of his visit to Portugal, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today received a medal in honour of his distinguished services to the cause of democracy and freedom.

UN expert urges Portugal to boost access to justice for country's most vulnerable people

Portuguese authorities must do more to ensure wider access to the country's justice system, enhancing its legal aid programmes amid growing poverty, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers has urged.

UN labour agency urges new job-centred approach to tackle Portugal’s economic crisis

Portugal is facing the most critical economic and social crisis in its recent history, the United Nations labour agency today reported, calling for a new job-centred approach to the crisis.