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Special High-level Meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Bretton Woods Institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

14 April 2008, New York

Media Coverage

  • Eurodad Report Back: Bank/Fund and UN FfD meetings, Spring 2008
    EURODAD (23 April 2008)
  • Gordon Brown's US speech calls for new global finance rules.
    By Andrew Porter. The Daily Telegraph (UK). 19/04/2008. (AM)
  • UN hosts high-level meeting to address challenges in development ...
    People's Daily Online, China
    Participants at the annual high-level meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) included senior officials from the World Bank, ...
  • White House Releases $200 Million In Food Crisis Aid
    World Bank Group, DC
    Participants at the annual high-level meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) included senior officials from the World Bank, ...
  • UN chief urges immediate and long term steps to fight food crisis
    Mathaba.Net, UK
    ... and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). ...
  • International community not showing interest in Belarus’ amendment ...
    National Legal Internet Portal, Belarus
    Andrei Dapkiunas addressed the ECOSOC members and “Friends of Climate Change” with an appeal to set an example and turn their intentions to save the planet ...
  • Economic and Social Council focuses on current global challenges ...
    Media Newswire (press release), NY
    "Today’s dialogue provides a unique opportunity for a fruitful debate on the role ECOSOC and the major institutional stakeholders can play to shore up both ...
  • PRESS CONFERENCE ON HIGH-LEVEL ECOSOC MEETING
    Media Newswire (press release), NY
    A global tax on airline tickets could be the "first voluntary contribution of global citizen solidarity in history" to help achieve the ambitious Millennium ...
  • EMERGENCY AND LONG-TERM STEPS NEEDED TO ADDRESS ESCALATING WORLD ...
    Media Newswire (press release), NY
    The President of ECOSOC, in consultation with Council members, has identified five key themes for discussion. Let me briefly share my thoughts on each one. ...
  • UN chief: tackle global food crisis
    Mathaba.Net, UK
    The officials came to the UN meeting to consult with the ECOSOC following their weekend talks in Washington. Addressing the opening session, ...
  • Global food crisis must be addressed - UN
    BuaNews Online (press release), South Africa
    ... and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). ...
  • UN chief urges immediate and long-term steps to fight food crisis
    Islamic Republic News Agency, Iran
    ... and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). ...
  • Ban Ki-moon urges immediate and long-term steps to fight ...
    Garowe Online, Somalia
    ... and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). ...
  • UN urges immediate and long-term steps to fight escalating food crisis
    Business Intelligence Middle East (press release), United Arab Emirates
    ... and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). ...
  • UN chief: tackle global food crisis
    VietNamNet Bridge, Vietnam
    Participants at the annual high-level meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) included senior officials from the World Bank, ...
  • Ban Ki-moon urges immediate and long-term steps to fight ...
    Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan
    ... and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). ...
  • Sri Mulyani hands over Yudhoyono`s letter to UN Secretary General
    Antara, Indonesia
    Meanwhile on the same day, UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon discussed food crisis at a meeting with the United Nations economic and social agency (ECOSOC), ...
  • Ban Ki-moon urges immediate and long-term steps to fight ...
    TREND Information, Azerbaijan
    ... and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). ...
  • UN hosts high-level meeting to address challenges in development ...
    Mathaba.Net, UK
    Participants at the annual high-level meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) included senior officials from the World Bank, ...
  • UN hosts high-level meeting to address challenges in development ...
    EastDay.com, China
    Participants at the annual high-level meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) included senior officials from the World Bank, ...
  • UN Chief Urges Immediate Measures To Fight Food Crisis
    Allheadlines
    ... and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), ...
  • Ban Ki-moon Urges Immediate And Long-term Steps To Fight ...
    Scoop.co.nz (press release), New Zealand
    ... and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). ...
  • Why has the Global Food Crisis reached Emergency Proportions?
    mi2g, UK
    ... York of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Bretton Woods institutions, the WTO and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). ...
  • UN chief urges immediate and long-term steps to fight escalating ...
    Associated Press of Pakistan, Pakistan
    ... availability around the world has reached emergency proportions,” he told a joint meeting in New York of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), ...
  • UN Chief: Red Alert on Food Soaring Prices
    Prensa Latina, Cuba
    ... asserted Ban at the inaugural ceremony of the high-level meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) with the Bretton Woods institutions. ...
  • UN hosts high-level meeting to address challenges in development ...
    Xinhua, China
    Participants at the annual high-level meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) included senior officials from the World Bank, ...
  • Emergency and long-term steps needed to address escalating world ...
    ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland
    The President of ECOSOC, in consultation with Council members, has identified five key themes for discussion. Let me briefly share my thoughts on each one. ...
  • Ban Ki-moon urges immediate and long-term steps to fight ...
    ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland
    ... and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). ...
  • US increases food aid as Philippines warns rice hoarders
    Inquirer.net, Philippines
    Earlier, UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned that the food crisis could trigger political upheavals and security risks. "The rapidly escalating crisis of food ...
  • US increases food crisis aid as Philippines threatens rice hoarders
    Turkish Press, MI
    Earlier, UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned that the food crisis could trigger political upheavals and security risks. "The rapidly escalating crisis of food ...
  • UN fears food price 'crisis' will worsen
    Washington Times, DC
    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon struck a similar chord, saying in a speech, "We need not only short-term emergency measures to meet urgent critical needs and ...
  • UN chief pleads for food crisis action
    The Mercury, Australia
    French ex-foreign minister Philippe Douste-Blazy, now mr Ban's special adviser on innovative financing for development, for his part made a new pitch for ...
  • UN chief pleads for food crisis action
    The Australian, Australia
    French ex-foreign minister Philippe Douste-Blazy, now mr Ban's special adviser on innovative financing for development, for his part made a new pitch for ...
  • UN chief pleads for food crisis action
    Advertiser Adelaide, Australia
    French ex-foreign minister Philippe Douste-Blazy, now mr Ban's special adviser on innovative financing for development, for his part made a new pitch for ...
  • UN chief pleads for food crisis action
    NEWS.com.au, Australia
    French ex-foreign minister Philippe Douste-Blazy, now mr Ban's special adviser on innovative financing for development, for his part made a new pitch for ...
  • US increases food crisis aid as Philippines threatens rice hoarders
    France24, France
    Earlier, UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned that the food crisis could trigger political upheavals and security risks. "The rapidly escalating crisis of food ...
  • US increases food crisis aid as Philippines threatens rice hoarders
    Turkish Press, MI
    Earlier, UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned that the food crisis could trigger political upheavals and security risks. "The rapidly escalating crisis of food ...
  • BAN KI-MOON URGES IMMEDIATE AND LONG-TERM STEPS TO FIGHT ...
    Harold Doan and Associates (press release), CA
    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for both immediate and long-term measures to tackle the growing global food crisis, warning that it could not ...
  • UN faces "heartbreaking" food aid choices
    Swissinfo, Switzerland
    "There will be food in the markets, and people will not have the means to buy it." UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in New York on Monday that rapidly ...
  • US increases food crisis aid as Philippines threatens rice hoarders
    France24, France
    Earlier, UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned that the food crisis could trigger political upheavals and security risks. "The rapidly escalating crisis of food ...
  • UN agency faces "heartbreaking" food aid choices
    Reuters
    "There will be food in the markets, and people will not have the means to buy it." UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in New York on Monday that rapidly ...
  • UN agency faces 'heartbreaking' food aid choices
    Reuters
    "There will be food in the markets, and people will not have the means to buy it." UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in New York on Monday that rapidly ...
  • US increases food crisis aid as Philippines threatens rice hoarders
    AFP
    Earlier, UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned that the food crisis could trigger political upheavals and security risks. "The rapidly escalating crisis of food ...
  • Security Council slams killing of Nigerian peacekeeper in Haiti
    Caribbean Net News, Cayman Islands
    UN chief Ban Ki-moon also expressed shock at the killing and reiterated "his appeal for calm and urges all demonstrators to refrain from any further acts of ...
  • US increases food crisis aid as Philippines threatens rice hoarders
    Tolerance.ca, Canada
    Earlier, UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned that the food crisis could trigger political upheavals and security risks. "The rapidly escalating crisis of food ...
  • US increases food crisis aid as Philippines threatens rice hoarders
    Raw Story, MA
    Earlier, UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned that the food crisis could trigger political upheavals and security risks. "The rapidly escalating crisis of food ...
  • US increases food crisis aid as Philippines threatens rice hoarders
    AFP
    Earlier, UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned that the food crisis could trigger political upheavals and security risks. "The rapidly escalating crisis of food ...
  • UN faces "heartbreaking" food aid choices
    elEconomista.es, Spain
    "There will be food in themarkets, and people will not have the means to buy it." UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in New York onMonday that rapidly ...
  • UN faces "heartbreaking" food aid choices
    Reuters UK, UK
    "There will be food in the markets, and people will not have the means to buy it." UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in New York on Monday that rapidly ...
  • UN faces "heartbreaking" food aid choices
    Reuters South Africa, South Africa
    "There will be food in the markets, and people will not have the means to buy it." UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in New York on Monday that rapidly ...
  • Global food crisis must be addressed - UN
    BuaNews Online (press release), South Africa
    New York - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for both immediate and long-term measures to tackle the growing global food crisis. ...
  • UN Chief: Food Crisis Is Now Emergency
    Auburn Citizen, NY
    ... Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid starvation ...
  • JDV pushes for Asia-wide summit on rice, wheat crises
    GMA news.tv, Philippines
    Now, Asia’s political parties, meeting in Islamabad late last month, have asked UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to bring the proposal before the G-8 and ...
  • UN chief says global food crisis has reached emergency proportions
    Belleville Intelligencer, Canada
    ... Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid starvation ...
  • World food crisis an emergency: UN chief
    St. Catharines Standard, Canada
    ... Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid starvation ...
  • Global food crisis reaches emergency level
    Niagara Falls Review, Canada
    ... Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid starvation ...
  • UN chief: Food crisis is now emergency
    Capital Press (subscription), OR
    ... Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid starvation ...
  • US to Give $200 Million Emergency Food Aid
    eFluxMedia
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon also addressed the issue of the food crisis at a high political level and called for short term emergency measures that ...
  • Indonesia president to be invited to G-8 summit in Hokkaido
    Antara, Indonesia
    The minister also delivered a similar letter from Yudhoyono to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the UN Headquarters on Monday. ...
  • Global food crisis feared
    Daily Gleaner, Canada
    ... Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid starvation ...
  • Philippines Targets Rice Hoarders as Prices Advance (Update5)
    Bloomberg
    The global food crisis has reached ``emergency proportions,'' United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said yesterday. President Arroyo's popularity ...
  • World Journal
    Telegraph-Journal, Canada
    ... Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid starvation ...
  • Global food crisis now an 'emergency'
    Times and Transcript, Canada
    ... Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned yesterday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid ...
  • UN: UNITED NATIONS BRIEFING AND TV: MONDAY, 14/04/2008 (MaximsNews ...
    MaximsNews Network, NY
    BY MARIE OKABE Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the high-level meeting today, convened by the Economic and Social Council, that brings together the ...
  • UN chief urges immediate and long-term steps to fight food crisis
    Islamic Republic News Agency, Iran
    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for both immediate and long-term measures to tackle the growing global food crisis, warning that it could not only push ...
  • Food crisis threatening poverty fight, UN chief says
    Toronto Star,  Canada
    ... UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned yesterday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid ...
  • Food Crisis
    코리아타임즈, South Korea
    Against this backdrop, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed Monday for emergency action to deal with the rapidly escalating food crisis. ...
  • Bush releases $200 million in emergency food aid
    Hürriyet, Turkey
    At the United Nations on Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said rapidly worsening food shortages around the world had "reached emergency proportions. ...
  • Cosatu warns of riots over soaring food price
    Independent Online, South Africa
    Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has warned that the rapidly escalating crisis of food availability has reached emergency proportions and ...
  • US: US in $200m food crisis response
    AngolaPress, Angola
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday that the rapidly escalating crisis called for short term emergency measures to prevent people in many parts ...
  • Bush releases food aid funds
    Journal of Turkish Weekly, Turkey
    At the United Nations on Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said rapidly worsening food shortages around the world had "reached emergency proportions. ...
  • Amid mounting food crisis, governments fear revolution of the hungry
    Axis of Logic, MA
    ... United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told international finance and trade officials at a UN meeting following the weekend talks in Washington. ...
  • Moon calls international community to take action in order to ...
    Alsumaria, Iraq
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon called the international community to take immediate long term measures in order to defuse International food crisis and ...
  • US offers $200m to alleviate food crisis
    Joy Online, Ghana
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday that the rapidly escalating crisis called for short term emergency measures to prevent people in many parts ...
  • White House Releases 200 Million in Food Crises Aid
    Naharnet, Lebanon
    Earlier, UN chief Ban Ki-moon appealed for emergency and long-term action to tackle the growing global food crisis, warning that it could trigger political ...
  • Bush releases $200 million in emergency food aid
    Gresham Outlook, OR
    At the United Nations on Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said rapidly worsening food shortages around the world had "reached emergency proportions. ...
  • Bush releases $200 million in emergency food aid
    Clackamas Review, OR
    At the United Nations on Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said rapidly worsening food shortages around the world had "reached emergency proportions. ...
  • UN chief: Food crisis has reached emergency proportions, threatens ...
    Arizona Daily Star, AZ
    ... Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid starvation ...
  • Bush authorises $200m in food aid
    Irish Times, Ireland
    At the United Nations yesterday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said rapidly worsening food shortages around the world had "reached emergency proportions. ...
  • Bush releases food aid funds
    Swissinfo, Switzerland
    At the United Nations on Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said rapidly worsening food shortages around the world had "reached emergency proportions. ...
  • Bush releases $200 million in emergency food aid
    Reuters South Africa, South Africa
    At the United Nations on Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said rapidly worsening food shortages around the world had "reached emergency proportions. ...
  • Global food crisis worsening
    London Free Press, Canada
    ... Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned yesterday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid ...
  • Ban Ki-moon urges immediate and long-term steps to fight ...
    Garowe Online, Somalia
    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for both immediate and long-term measures to tackle the growing global food crisis, warning that it could not ...
  • UN urges immediate and long-term steps to fight escalating food crisis
    Business Intelligence Middle East (press release), United Arab Emirates
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today called for both immediate and long-term measures to tackle the growing global food crisis, warning that it could not ...
  • Bush releases $200 million in emergency food aid
    ChristianToday, UK
    At the United Nations on Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said rapidly worsening food shortages around the world had "reached emergency proportions. ...
  • Africa: Global Hot Spots of Hunger Set to Explode
    AllAfrica.com, Washington
    Following last week's food riots in Haiti, which claimed the lives of four people, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to international donors for ...
  • The gravest economic crisis of this century
    Famagusta Gazette, Cyprus
    On Monday, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called for both immediate and long term measures to tackle the food crisis. The same day US President George ...
  • Cosatu warns of food riots
    iAfrica.com, South Africa
    Meanwhile, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has warned that the rapidly escalating crisis of food availability has reached emergency proportions ...
  • UN calls for concerted efforts to control rising food crisis
    Antara, Indonesia
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told a gathering of Breton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and UN trade agency that the rapidly escalating ...
  • World briefs: UN chief warns of food crisis
    Chicago Daily Herald, IL
    ... Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs. ...
  • White House releases 200 million in food crisis aid
    ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland
    Earlier, UN chief Ban Ki-moon appealed for emergency and long-term action to tackle the growing global food crisis, warning that it could trigger political ...
  • US to wait for UN response to Benazir assassination probe
    Associated Press of Pakistan, Pakistan
    UNITED NATIONS, Apr 14 (APP): Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for both immediate and long-term measures to tackle the growing global food crisis, ...
  • UN aid delivered to Afghans hit by rising food prices -
    Associated Press of Pakistan, Pakistan
    UNITED NATIONS, Apr 14 (APP): Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for both immediate and long-term measures to tackle the growing global food crisis, ...
  • Bush Orders $200M In Emergency Food Aid
    CBS News, NY
    Earlier Monday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that a rapidly escalating global food crisis has reached emergency proportions and ...
  • FOOD CRISIS White House releases $200 million to fight food crisis
    France24, France
    Earlier, UN chief Ban Ki-moon appealed for emergency and long-term action to tackle the growing global food crisis, warning that it could trigger political ...
  • Food crisis threatens poverty efforts
    Kansas City Star, MO
    ... Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid starvation ...
  • UPDATE 2-US rice hits new high, leading grain gains
    Ninemsn, Australia
    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said rapidly worsening food shortages, fuelled by supply shortages, strong demand and speculative buying, had "reached ...
  • FOOD CRISIS
    France24, France
    Earlier, UN chief Ban Ki-moon appealed for emergency and long-term action to tackle the growing global food crisis, warning that it could trigger political ...
  • UN Chief: Food Crisis Threatens Fight Against Poverty
    KCBS, CA
    ... Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid starvation ...
  • US rice hits new high, leading grain gains
    Reuters
    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said rapidly worsening food shortages, fuelled by supply shortages, strong demand and speculative buying, had "reached ...
  • UN calls for concerted efforts to control rising food crisis
    Business Today, India
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon told a gathering of Breton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and UN trade agency that the rapidly escalating ...
  • UN chief: tackle global food crisis
    VietNamNet Bridge, Vietnam
    Addressing the opening session, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spotlighted the growing global food crisis, calling for both immediate and long-term ...
  • UN fears food price 'crisis' will worsen By Betsy Pisik
    Washington Times, DC
    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon struck a similar chord, saying in a speech, "We need not only short-term emergency measures to meet urgent critical needs and ...
  • UN chief urges long-term action on food crisis
    Radio Australia, Australia
    [Reuters] United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appealed for long-term action to tackle the growing global food crisis. ...
  • Cosatu warns of riots over soaring food prices
    Pretoria News (subscription), South Africa
    Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has warned that the rapidly escalating crisis of food availability has reached emergency proportions and ...
  • Ban Ki-moon urges immediate and long-term steps to fight ...
    Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan
    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon yesterday called for both immediate and long-term measures to tackle the growing global food crisis, warning that it could not ...
  • Sri Mulyani hands over Yudhoyono`s letter to UN Secretary General
    Antara, Indonesia
    Meanwhile on the same day, UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon discussed food crisis at a meeting with the United Nations economic and social agency (ECOSOC), ...
  • Ban Ki-moon urges immediate and long-term steps to fight ...
    TREND Information, Azerbaijan
    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon yesterday called for both immediate and long-term measures to tackle the growing global food crisis, warning that it could not ...
  • Amid mounting food crisis, governments fear revolution of the hungry
    World Socialist Web Site, MI
    ... United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told international finance and trade officials at a UN meeting following the weekend talks in Washington. ...
  • UN chief: Food crisis is now emergency
    York Daily Record, PA
    ... Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid starvation ...
  • Take concerted efforts to curb food crisis: UN
    MSN India, India
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told a gathering of Breton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and UN trade agency that the rapidly escalating ...
  • Bush releases $200 million in emergency food aid
    Swissinfo, Switzerland
    At the United Nations on Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said rapidly worsening food shortages around the world had "reached emergency proportions. ...
  • UN Calls For Return To Calm In Haiti
    CARIBWORLDNEWS.COM, NY
    April 15, 2008: The UN Security Council yesterday joined Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti in urging for ...
  • Bush Orders $200M In Emergency Food Aid
    CBS 11, TX
    Earlier Monday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that a rapidly escalating global food crisis has reached emergency proportions and ...
  • UN urges action on food crisis
    Aljazeera.net, Qatar
    Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary-general, said on Monday that immediate measures were needed to meet food demand and combat rising costs. ...
  • Control rising food crisis: UN
    NDTV.com, India
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told a gathering of Breton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and UN trade agency that the rapidly escalating ...
  • Bush releases $200 million in emergency food aid
    Reuters South Africa, South Africa
    At the United Nations on Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said rapidly worsening food shortages around the world had "reached emergency proportions. ...
  • Bush Orders $200M In Emergency Food Aid
    CBS 2, CA
    Earlier Monday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that a rapidly escalating global food crisis has reached emergency proportions and ...
  • Bush Orders $200M In Emergency Food Aid
    KDKA, PA
    Earlier Monday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that a rapidly escalating global food crisis has reached emergency proportions and ...
  • Bush Orders $200M In Emergency Food Aid
    CBS 4, FL
    Earlier Monday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that a rapidly escalating global food crisis has reached emergency proportions and ...
  • Bush Orders $200M In Emergency Food Aid
    CBS2 Chicago, IL
    Earlier Monday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that a rapidly escalating global food crisis has reached emergency proportions and ...
  • UN chief warns deterioration of global food crisis
    央视, China
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned that a rapidly escalating global food crisis has reached emergency proportions. He says the emergency threatens ...
  • UN hosts high-level meeting to address challenges in development ...
    Mathaba.Net, UK
    Addressing the opening session, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spotlighted the growing global food crisis, calling for both immediate and long-term ...
  • UN chief urges concerted efforts to defuse global food crisis
    Mathaba.Net, UK
    UNITED NATIONS, April 14 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called on the international community to take "urgent and concerted action" ...
  • US in $200m food crisis response
    TREND Information, Azerbaijan
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday that the rapidly escalating crisis called for short term emergency measures to prevent people in many parts ...
  • US in $200m food crisis response
    Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday that the rapidly escalating crisis called for short term emergency measures to prevent people in many parts ...
  • UN calls for concerted efforts to control rising food crisis
    Malaysia Sun, Malaysia
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told a gathering of Breton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and UN trade agency that the rapidly escalating ...
  • Bush Releases $200 Million in Emergency Food Aid
    NewsMax.com, FL
    At the United Nations on Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said rapidly worsening food shortages around the world had "reached emergency proportions. ...
  • US gives $216 million in emergency food aid
    Sydney Morning Herald, Australia
    Earlier, UN chief Ban Ki-moon appealed for emergency and long-term action to tackle the growing global food crisis, warning that it could trigger political ...
  • UN hosts high-level meeting to address challenges in development ...
    EastDay.com, China
    Addressing the opening session, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spotlighted the growing global food crisis, calling for both immediate and long-term ...
  • UN Chief: Food Crisis Is Now Emergency
    Journal Gazette and Times-Courier, IL
    ... Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday. He called for short-term emergency measures in many regions to meet urgent food needs and avoid starvation ...
  • White House Releases $200 Million In Food Crisis Aid
    World Bank Group, DC
    Participants at the annual high-level meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) included senior officials from the World Bank, ...
  • Global food crisis must be addressed - UN
    BuaNews Online (press release), South Africa
    ... and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). ...
  • UN chief urges immediate and long term steps to fight food crisis
    Mathaba.Net, UK
    Mr. Ban's Special Adviser on Innovative Financing for Development, former French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy, told a news conference he supported ...
  • UN: Global food crisis now an emergency
    Philippine Star, Philippines
    Philippe Douste-Blazy, the secretary-general’s special adviser on innovative ways to finance development, called for more “global brainstorming,” saying one ...
  • DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICES OF THE SPOKESPERSON FOR THE ...
    PressZoom (press release), Netherlands
    And later today at 2.30 pm, Philippe Douste-Blazy, the Secretary-General's Special Adviser on Innovative Financing for Development, will brief you on ...
  • PRESS CONFERENCE ON HIGH-LEVEL ECOSOC MEETING
    Media Newswire (press release), NY
    ... the ambitious Millennium Development Goals, Philippe Douste-Blazy, the Secretary-General's Special Adviser on Innovative Financing for Development, ...
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    Media Newswire (press release), NY
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