President Omar al-Bashir says international interference will hamper peace. Darfuris ask: 'What peace?'
The move shows a willingness to act on common goals despite deteriorating relations.
He also singles out Iran's pursuit of a nuclear program as endangering international security.
Fewer people live in poverty now than in the 1990s, the UN wants to cut this number in half by 2015.
The administration's attitude toward the UN has evolved from antipathy to engagement.
The secretary-general held a symposium Tuesday on the victims of terrorism – the first conference on the topic held by the UN.