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UN must boost links among development, security, human rights, Ban tells Security Council

19 January 2015 – Stressing that the United Nations is built around the three pillars of peace and security, development and human rights, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, today underlined the need to pay attention to their interdependence, during an address to the Security Council.

UN Assembly President says post-2015 agenda will need partnership across full spectrum of stakeholders

16 January 2015 – Today, during an interactive dialogue with representatives from civil society, Sam Kutesa, President of the General Assembly, urged the participants to harness resources for an inclusive, transformative post-2015 sustainable development agenda.

UN agency, Africa Cup tournament kick off campaign rallying support to end hunger

16 January 2015 – A United Nations-supported video campaign to fight hunger in Africa will feature at the matches throughout the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, starting 17 January, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced today.

Previewing work ahead, UN Assembly President says Member States must agree a bold post-2015 agenda

15 January 2015 – As the New Year begins, the 193-Member States of the United Nations are squarely focused on agreeing on a bold, ambitious and transformative post-2015 agenda that leaves no-one behind and provides a new framework for development and international cooperation for the next fifteen years, General Assembly President Sam Kutesa told reporters today.

In Honduras, UN chief urges leaders to draw on country's diversity to sustain progress

14 January 2015 – Delivering a “message of hope” on his first ever visit to Honduras, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged the National Congress to draw on the tremendous diversity and voices of all the country's people as they undertake measures to address poverty, inequality and insecurity and move towards sustainable development.