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News 2007

17 December  2007 General Assembly adopts new agreement to protect worlds forests
8 November  2007 General Assembly fills seats on UN Economic and Social Council
17 October  2007 UN peacebuilding arm should work with more countries, Security Council told
2 October  2007 Costa Rica urges UN to work for cuts in military spending to fund development
1 October  2007 Nigers Foreign Minister sees central role for UN Economic and Social Council
13 September  2007 Bolstered efforts crucial to consolidate peace and stability in Burundi UN
31 August  2007 Death penalty given in journalist murder case alarms UN mission in DR Congo
27 July  2007 UN Economic and Social Council ends 2007 substantive session on hopeful note
20 July  2007 Haiti: ECOSOC team urges investment in key sectors, boosting public institutions
9 July  2007 Poorest States benefit least from globalizations advantages: Assembly President
9 July  2007 Ban Ki-moon holds meetings with Portuguese leaders
5 July  2007 Newly established forum vital for advancing development Ban Ki-moon
2 July  2007 Ban Ki-moon presents award to Bahraini Prime Minister for poverty alleviation efforts
2 July  2007 Anti-poverty goals still achievable, but greater effort needed Ban Ki-moon
27 June  2007 Secretary-General to depart on two-week visit to Europe
25 June  2007 Security Council spotlights nexus between natural resources and conflict
7 June  2007 UN award recognizes population efforts in Iran, US, Algeria, Malaysia
25 May  2007 Indigenous groups end UN forum with call for steps to protect lands, resources
24 May  2007 Indigenous leaders urge UN Member States to back declaration on rights
24 May  2007 Newly elected General Assembly President calls for greater multilateralism
14 May  2007 Opening two-week session, UN indigenous forum tackles land, resource issues
9 May  2007 Five new experts join UN anti-narcotics panel
2 May  2007 Four laureates awarded UN Population Funds highest honour
25 April  2007 Haiti: ECOSOC team sees progress but renews call for ongoing development aid
16 April  2007 Ban Ki-moon stresses key role of ECOSOC at meeting with leaders
18 April  2007 Officials visit Haiti as part of UN efforts to boost economy, status of women
16 April  2007 Streamlining the UN is a win-win step for rich and poor States Secretary-General
16 April  2007 Global financial bodies should better reflect developing world interests Ban Ki-moon
12 April  2007 UN Peacebuilding Commission visiting Burundi to find ways to consolidate stability
2 April  2007 Migiro says creating jobs crucial to achieving key development goals by 2015
13 March  2007 Streamlined UN system would be more effective at aiding development, says Migiro
20 February  2007 Ban Ki-moon tells Security Council that security sector reforms are crucial
9 February  2007 For 'continuity with change,' Ban Ki-moon names new top UN officials, retains others
6 February  2007 UN Peacebuilding Commission can help States avoid renewed conflict officials
31 January  2007 New UN peacebuilding tools poised to help States consolidate stability official
18 January  2007 New leader charts plans to rejuvenate UN Economic and Social Council
17 January  2007 Ban Ki-moon sets out vision for reinvigorated UN Economic and Social Council

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