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Ban calls for 3 per cent cut to UN budget in face of global economic slowdown
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Tuesday, 08 March 2011
Ban calls for 3 per cent cut to UN budget in face of global economic slowdown
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is seeking a 3 per cent cut in the next United Nations budget below the current two-year figure of $5.16 billion, in line with the sluggish global economy as the world struggles to emerge from the worst recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s.Read Full Article ...
 
UN chief greets the people of Kuwait on anniversary of end of Iraqi occupation
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Friday, 25 February 2011
UN chief greets the people of Kuwait on anniversary of end of Iraqi occupation
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated the Government and the people of Kuwait as they marked 50 years as an independent State and celebrated the 20th anniversary of the country's liberation from occupation by forces of the former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.Read Full Article ...
 
Deputy UN chief to attend anniversary celebration of Kuwait's liberation from Iraq
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Wednesday, 23 February 2011
Deputy UN chief to attend anniversary celebration of Kuwait's liberation from Iraq
Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro will travel tomorrow to Kuwait to represent United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon at ceremonies to mark the 20th anniversa...
 
Late US diplomat Holbrooke a shining example of what UN can be, says Ban
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Thursday, 17 February 2011
Late US diplomat Holbrooke a shining example of what UN can be, says Ban
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today held up veteran United States diplomat Richard Holbrooke, who died in December, as a steadfast friend of the United Nations...
 
UN chief to head to Los Angeles to discuss global issues with entertainment industry
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Thursday, 17 February 2011
UN chief to head to Los Angeles to discuss global issues with entertainment industry
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be in Los Angeles next week as part of the United Nations initiative that aims to raise the profile of critical global issue...
 
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