21 November 2013 – Outlining the array of challenges faced by United Nations police in peacekeeping missions, top UN Police officials today stressed the necessity of increasing the number of women officers for success in fulfilling their mandates.
16 November 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced his sadness at the passing of the former President of Cyprus, Glafcos Clerides, and hailed him as a highly respected statesman.
15 November 2013 – The United Nations refugee agency today said it is deeply concerned over reports of some European Union (EU) countries denying entry or forcibly returning asylum-seekers, including people who fled the Syrian conflict.
01 November 2013 – Concerned by the deadlock in the negotiations between the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today expressed the hope that the two sides would overcome the impasse next week during a visit from his Special Adviser on Cyprus.
29 October 2013 – The United Nations in Cyprus today refuted media reports that allege Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Special Adviser for Cyprus Alexander Downer interfered in the involvement of the European Commission in the peace process.