Marking Lions Day at UN, Ban Ki-moon praises club’s international work

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised the international work of the Lions Club for the benefit of vulnerable groups and the environment, as the fraternal organization celebrated its 30th annual meeting at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Landmark UNICEF research shows injuries a fatal problem for Asian children

Injuries resulting from drowning, suffocation and road accidents are among the leading killers of Asian children, according to groundbreaking research by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which is appealing for scaled-up injury prevention initiatives.