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Mali: UN peacekeeping chief cites progress on political track as key to stability

18 June 2014 – The time for peace talks in Mali is now, the United Nations peacekeeping chief told the Security Council today, underscoring the importance of a successful political process to the country's stability and reversing the sharp deterioration in the security situation in the northern town of Kidal.

Ban urges greater investment to tackle global epidemic of youth unemployment

18 June 2014 – At a time when the international community is struggling to generate more jobs, especially for young people, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged Governments to invest more in youth employment initiatives and promote decent work for all.