World leaders

US$10 billion pledged but Syrian refugees need a future: UN chief

With more than US$10 billion pledged, Syrian refugees also deserve the chance to work and go to school, to prevent radicalization and despair.

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Syria donor conference to also focus on education, jobs

World leaders are gathering in London for a conference which aims to raise US$9 billion for Syrian civilians as their homeland enters its sixth year of brutal civil war.

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Paris conference shows world “stands together” against terrorism

The up-coming climate change conference in Paris shows that the international community “stands together” against terrorism.

That’s according to Wu Hongbo, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs.

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Gender issues must feature in new climate deal

The important linkages between gender issues and climate change are being emphasized as world leaders prepare to endorse a new, universal climate change agreement at the end of the year.

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The Syria crisis must be resolved say world leaders

During the opening of the General Debate on Monday, world leaders urged a resolution to Syria’s brutal civil war - but offered different solutions on the best way forward.

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Chef serves UN lunch to 150 world leaders

Around 150 world leaders are expected at the United Nations over the next 10 days and naturally between all the high level speeches and private bi-laterals they have to be wined and dined.

So what do you serve to a head of state for lunch?

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