17 November 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday welcomed the conclusion of the run-off of the presidential election in the Maldives, and urged everyone in the country to work together to advance the democratic process.
13 November 2013 – The United Nations Human Rights Council has achieved significant progress in the past year, implementing an increasing number of mandates despite inadequate financial resources, the body’s President told the General Assembly today.
12 November 2013 – The General Assembly today elected 14 countries to serve on the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) for a period of three years beginning on 1 January 2014.
10 November 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated the people of the Maldives for Saturday's peaceful conduct of the country's presidential elections, but expressed concern over the decision to delay the second round of voting.
24 October 2013 – Human rights reform must be a central aspect of the new Iranian Government’s agenda, an independent United Nations expert stressed today, highlighting a number of concerns that must be addressed to protect and promote the well-being of the country’s people.