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In Dominican Republic, Ban hails collective effort to bolster human rights, development, peace

16 July 2014 – In a first-ever visit to the Dominican Republic, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today addressed the National Congress, saying “one country with dedication and solidarity can move the world,” helping to spur progress across the three pillars of the UN – development, human rights and peace.

New UN survey shows 10 million Yemenis still struggle for food

15 July 2014 – A new United Nations survey has found that over 10 million Yemenis – more than 40 per cent of the population – do not know where their next meal will come from.