The Central Emergency Response Fund allocated $1.26 million for Gaza today to support the rapid procurement of essential medical supplies and their distribution to critical hospitals providing trauma care.
The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs launched its 2018 needs and priorities plan for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, seeking $111 million to assist 6 million of the most vulnerable people. Undernutrition, a serious concern, continues to stunt more than one quarter of children in the country.
Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the Youth Assembly on Malala Day, in New York, on 12 July:
Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the launch of the report by the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity, in New York today:
Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, today:
The Secretary-General today told the Security Council that the two-State solution for the Israelis and Palestinians is at risk of being replaced by a one-State reality of perpetual violence and occupation. The reporting period, he said, saw the continuation of statements by both sides that only perpetuate an environment of mistrust.
The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.
Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in Paris, 9 October: