Topic: Ban Ki-moon
Africa Monitor On World AIDS Day, infection rates are declining, but dwindling funds threaten progress
World AIDS Day on Wednesday is a chance to assess the impact of six years of heavy US and international donor funding.
11/30/2010 01:55 pm
The newest WikiLeaks release comprises 251,287 cables from more than 250 United States embassies around the world, including thousands classified "Secret." With historical cables dating back to the 1960s, the trove is seven times the size of "The Iraq War Logs," making it the world's largest classified information release. The New York Times, Der Spiegel, El País, the Guardian, and Le Monde had early access to the logs. According to their analysis of the myriad issues discussed in the cables, these five are among the most striking revelations.
11/29/2010 12:05 pm
Obama said those Republican senators who favor putting off a START ratification vote until next year were abandoning Ronald Reagan’s nuclear disarmament policy of 'trust but verify.'
11/20/2010 01:10 pm
How the Giving Pledge, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett's quest to get billionaires to donate half their wealth to charity, will impact philanthropy and the world's needy.
11/20/2010 10:48 am
Under a United Nations plan, Israel will reportedly remove its troops from the town of Ghajar on the Lebanese border – and thus remove a bone of contention with Hezbollah.
11/12/2010 02:46 pm
Africa Monitor Ban Ki-moon tells Sudanese political groups to not risk stalling South Sudan referendum
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on the parties to the Comprehensive Peace Agreement to work through political differences so the negotiations ahead of the south Sudan referendum could begin.
11/08/2010 02:54 pm
A Foreign Ministry official told the Monitor that a meeting in Brussels will center on whether it is appropriate to attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony honoring jailed laureate Liu Xiaobo, and, if so, who exactly should go.
11/08/2010 02:15 pm
In Pictures Current women heads of state
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, on a four-day visit to China, has not urged the release of Liu Xiaobo, this year's Nobel Peace Prizewinner. Rights groups are highly critical of his general silence on human rights.
11/02/2010 10:02 am
Israel, by resuming settlement construction, can't expect President Obama to block a possible request for United Nations recognition of a Palestinian state.
10/29/2010 02:59 pm