UN News

Reconstructing Gaza – and the Peace Process

Article by Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations


We Must Work Together to State Loud and Clear That Violence Against Women Will Not be Tolerated

Message of the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2009


Sex equality benefits men and women both

Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Opinion Piece on the International Women’s Day


Centennial of the Drugs Control System

Criminals Exploiting Licit Commerce to Manufacture Illicit Drugs, INCB Annual Report says

INCB Annual Report launch today in Vienna highlights threats posed by the Internet and prescription drugs, relationship between security and drugs in Afghanistan and West Africa becoming a major hub for cocaine trafficking into Europe


Growing Green

Article by Ban Ki-moon and Al Gore

Economic stimulus is the order of the day. This is as it must be, as governments around the world struggle to jump-start the global economy. But even as leaders address the immediate need to stimulate the economy, so too must they act jointly to ensure that the new de facto economic model being developed is sustainable for the planet and our future on it.