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Celebrating Common Humanity on World Humanitarian Day

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for World Humanitarian Day, observed on 19 August:On World Humanitarian Day, we honour the selfless dedication and sacrifice of workers and volunteers from around the...

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Secretary-General encourages volunteerism on International Youth Day

The following is a message from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, marking International Youth Day on August 12: Emerging threats, violent extremism, shifting political conditions, economic turmoil and social transformations...

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Countries reach historic agreement to generate financing for new sustainable development agenda

July 15, 2015 - Countries today agreed on a series of bold measures to overhaul global finance practices and generate investments for tackling a range of economic, social and environmental challenges at the United Nations Third ...

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