Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appoints Eminent Persons Group for the Least Developed Countries

  In view of the forthcoming Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) due to take place in Istanbul, Turkey from 30 May to 3 June 2011, the Secretary-General has appointed a Group of Eminent Persons to […]

UN-OHRLLS attends 2010 Pacific Islands Forum

The Forty-first Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) was held in Port Vila, Vanuatu, from 3 to 6 August 2010 and was attended by the Heads of State and Government of:  the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Kiribati, […]

UN Under Secretary General Diarra to attend international forum in Hanoi

  The United Nations Under-Secretary-General Cheick Sidi Diarra will participate in theVietnam-Africa International Forum in Hanoi from August 17-19.   Mr. Diarra, who is also special advisor on Africa and high representative for the least developed countries, landlocked developing countries […]

Developing nations call for south-south cooperation to achieve MDGs

Experts from developing countries in Beijing Tuesday August 3, 2010;   called for stronger south-south cooperation to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Almost 100 representatives from developing countries and international organizations attended a seminar on the global economy, held by […]

United Nations: MDGs target indeed achievable

  The United Nations on Tuesday August 3, 2010 expressed its optimism that the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target is achievable as many improvements have even happened in some poorest countries. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on the […]