Sat, 28 Mar 2015 | What, When at UN: 
  • Saturday, Ban to attend Arab League Summit in Egypt…
  • General Assembly on Monday to hold dialogue on water…
  • Tuesday in Kuwait, Ban to chair humanitarian pledging conference on Syria…

Syria: UN health agency ‘unable to sustain’ operations without significant funding increase



Ahead of next week’s third International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria, the United Nations health agency’s top official in the country said today that more than 16 million Syrians and Syrian refugees are in need of health support, but that she had so far received no new funding to meet the $124 million needed to finance humanitarian operations in the country this year.


Ban calls on all Nigerians to ‘vote in large numbers’ ahead of Saturday’s elections

On the eve of presidential and parliamentary elections in Nigeria, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on all Nigerians to exercise their civic responsibility by going to the polls to vote in large numbers.



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