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The Secretary-General's message on World AIDS Day
10-12-2015

This year, we mark World AIDS Day with new hope. I applaud the staunch advocac…

The Secretary-General's message on Human Rights Day
10-12-2015

Amid large-scale atrocities and widespread abuses across the world, Human Righ…

The Secretary-General’s message on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities
03-12-2015

We mark this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities in the…

The Secretary-General’s message on United Nations Day
23-10-2015

National flags are a mark of pride and patriotism in every country around the…

Statement by the Secretary-General on International Day of Peace
20-09-2015

This year’s International Day of Peace comes at a time of deadly violence…

Secretary-General’s Message for International Day of Democracy
15-09-2015

Civil society is the oxygen of democracy. We see this clearly in the world&rsqu…

The Secretary-General’s Message on the International Day of Youth
11-08-2015

Emerging threats, violent extremism, shifting political conditions, economic tur…

Secretary-General's message on World Environment Day
02-06-2015

The theme of this year’s World Environment Day is “Seven Billion Dre…

Secretary-General's Message on Press Freedom Day 2015
03-05-2015

Around the globe, journalists are attacked every day as they try to carry out th…

The Secretary-General’s Message on World Health Day
03-04-2015

 “From farm to plate: make food safe” Food contaminated with…