Newsmakers: Conversations with people making UN news

The target should be to halve the proportion of people living in slums and squatter settlements.18 June 2010

If we stay vigilant, if we accomplish our goal this year, we are predicting zero deaths from or near-zero deaths from malaria by 201514 April 2010

I think everyone wants the same thing for Haiti – a strong Haiti, a sustainable Haiti and a Haiti that has a future for its children.25 February 2010

We can expect more extreme weather events, more water and more drought situations.20 November 2009

The Kyoto Protocol is being observed in its breach rather than adherence to the limits that were set.10 September 2009

I’m repeating over and over again that it is an illusion to believe that it is primarily military forces that can bring that conflict to an end.03 August 2009

That’s why the job is so fascinating, we are conducting trials but we are also learning how to prevent crimes.05 June 2009

When you talk about children there is a universal chord that you strike and people seem to respond.01 May 2009

The good offices role of the Secretary-General is a process, not an event. You can’t judge it by a few visits. You build on cumulative progress.25 February 2009

The good news is that the Iraqis are competing electorally and politically. They are going from bullets to ballots.02 February 2009

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