19 June 2013 – Heads of State, policymakers, scientists, advocates and private sector leaders will come together for the first time this month to explore how the AIDS response can be used to shape the future of global health in a United Nations-led meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi.
13 June 2013 – The United Nations agency leading the global HIV/AIDS response today reiterated its strong support for a combined approach to prevent new HIV infections among injecting drug users, while welcoming a new study of the positive impact of an antiretroviral medicine.
10 June 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on Member States to press ahead with efforts to realize the vision of a world free of AIDS, as the United Nations General Assembly met to consider progress in the global struggle against the epidemic.
07 June 2013 – A global partnership for development is critical to underpin the post-2015 development agenda, a senior United Nations official today said at an international forum in Ethiopia to discuss poverty eradication and sustainable development after the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
05 June 2013 – Secretary-General ban Ki-moon today appealed to philanthropists to “make a smart investment in the world’s future” by joining the United Nations in accelerating the fight against five of the most deadly infectious diseases which kill millions of people every year.
05 June 2013 – Sport is a valuable vehicle to reach peace and development objectives, including health, education and gender equality, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today at an international forum in New York.
03 June 2013 – The head of the United Nations agency leading the global HIV/AIDS response today appointed South African scientist Salim S. Abdool Karim to chair a panel set up to provide advice on how new research and innovations can help tackle the epidemic.
30 May 2013 – The world has an historic opportunity to eradicate extreme poverty and achieve sustainability and equality for all through the new post-2015 development agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, launching a report that outlines a new framework to build on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
28 May 2013 – Despite some progress, Turkmenistan still has a long way to go in promoting human rights, says a senior United Nations official, who cited the need to address issues such as judicial independence, discrimination and the plight of vulnerable groups.
28 May 2013 – Fighting in Darfur, Sudan has killed an estimated 300,000 people and displaced some 2 million others. Mariam Gamous, a Darfur native and civilian peacekeeper with the UN-African Union mission in Darfur, known by the acronym UNAMID, was there when the troubles began in 2003.