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10 November  2010 UN elects Executive Board of new agency for womens empowerment
25 October  2010 Eighteen countries elected to serve on UN Economic and Social Council
27 September  2010 Vigorous UN reform needed to face global challenges, says Mongolian leader
20 September  2010 Assembly President calls for broad-based partnership to attain MDGs
9 September  2010 Ban spotlights indispensable role of women in shoring up peace
23 July  2010 UN officials laud contribution of ECOSOC session to furthering development
23 July  2010 UN official denounces mistreatment of migrants and urges respect for their rights
19 July  2010 Development can help nations consolidate peace, top UN officials say
15 July  2010 UN stresses safeguarding human rights in humanitarian emergencies
14 July  2010 UN faces $5 billion budget gap for its 2010 humanitarian efforts
2 July  2010 High-level UN forum stresses role of women in advancing global development
30 June  2010 Top UN officials debate role of culture in womens empowerment
29 June  2010 UN agency calls for more support for its school feeding programmes
29 June  2010 At UN, actress Geena Davis takes on media for negative images of women
28 June  2010 Empowerment of women and girls tops agenda at UN Economic and Social Council
25 June  2010 Womens empowerment set to top agenda at UN Economic and Social Council meeting
18 June  2010 Haiti: UN peacekeepers help to arrest 30 criminals on the run since quake
20 May  2010 Western Asia: Ban urges greater efforts to reduce inequality and create jobs
3 May  2010 Regional human rights officials gather for UN initiative to enhance cooperation
16 April  2010 UN forum on indigenous issues to focus on rights in development processes
31 March  2010 World descends upon UN Headquarters to show support for Haiti
18 March  2010 Deputy UN chief calls for more resources to help poor States meet development goals
17 March  2010 UN Economic and Social Council to hold key meeting next month on assistance to Haiti
9 March  2010 UN honours Bill and Melinda Gates and Asian lawmakers group with population award
9 March  2010 Progress on womens rights will help achieve global development goals Migiro
3 March  2010 Womens empowerment lifts obstacles to achieving development goals, Ban says
22 February  2010 UN seeks aid of private sector, philanthropies in empowering women
4 February  2010 Second Global Model UN of young people to be held in Malaysia in July
28 January  2010 UN peacebuilding efforts can benefit from closer ties with other actors, says official
19 January  2010 Malaysian envoy elected to lead UN Economic and Social Council for 2010