Wars in Iraq, Syria and Yemen have killed hundreds of thousands of people. Enforced disappearances, torture and extremist attacks infringe on human rights worldwide. Tyrannical, autocratic leaders and their allies from Belaru
Ban Ki-Moon said he decided ''to temporarily remove'' the Saudi-led coalition countries from the blacklist of governments and armed groups violating children's rights pending a joint review of cases with the Saudis.
Nuclear weapons pose an existential threat to humanity, UN chief Ban Ki-moon today said, days after North Korea claimed to have successfully tested a nuclear device and terrorist outfits like the IS and al-Qaeda have openly e
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has termed the historic climate change agreement reached in Paris as a "monumental triumph" for planet Earth that will set the stage for achieving an end to poverty and development for all.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has welcomed a high-level meeting between North and South Korea and encouraged both sides to use the resumed talks to pave the way for deescalating tensions in the Korean Peninsula.
In a special gesture, the UN Chief visited the Permanent Mission of India to the UN here yesterday to sign the condolence book placed following the death of the 11th President of India and an accomplished scientist.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he welcomes the "growing global prominence and engagement" of the UN's "close parters" China and India, as the Asia-Pacific region rises as a centre of dynamism and influence.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the historic ruling by the US Supreme Court recognizing gay marriage across the country, saying the decision marks a "great step forward" for human rights in America.