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At East Asia Summit, Ban expresses concern over tensions on Korean Peninsula and in South China Sea

08 September 2016 – Wrapping up an 11-day trip to Asia, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today hailed the region’s economic growth and progress on development, but expressed concerns about some challenges facing the countries there, including the tensions on the Korean Peninsula and in the South China Sea.

UNESCO study informs policymakers on benefits of adult learning and education

08 September 2016 – Adult learning and education can improve health and well-being, employment opportunities and develop local communities, according to a new report from the United Nations culture and education agency.