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  • Jul 21 / 2016
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RIGHTS – UN’s next human security challenge

The security of the human person — “human security” — is of paramount concern whether in war or peace. As a notion to guiding international and national development since the 1990s, it has gained traction in underlining freedom from want, freedom from fear and freedom to live in dignity. It is thus auspicious that the [...]

  • Jul 12 / 2016
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COSTS ARISING FROM GLOBAL ‘CRISIS OF PROTECTION’ INTOLERABLE, UNSUSTAINABLE, SECRETARY-GENERAL SAYS WHILE RECEIVING HONORARY DEGREE AT CAMBRIDGE

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 3 — The United Nations issued the following press release: Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s address, as prepared for delivery, upon receiving an honorary degree from the University of Cambridge, in the United Kingdom today: Thank you for the recognition you have just bestowed on me. I know it is a sign [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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SECRETARY-GENERAL, IN BRIEFING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY, STATES NEW STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTING VIOLENT EXTREMISM, ADDRESSES LARGE-SCALE REFUGEE MOVEMENTS

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 14 — The United Nations issued the following press release: Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the General Assembly, in New York today: Let me start by thanking you for your support and wishing you every success as we begin our important work in 2016. Happy New Year to you [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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THE 2030 AGENDA REDUCING ALL FORMS OF VIOLENCE

Preventing violent conflict should be at the core of this new agenda. Since the Carnegie Commission’s landmark report on the prevention of deadly conflict in 1997, it has been common to separate prevention into two components: operational prevention, aimed at preventing violence that is imminently apprehended, and structural prevention, aimed at reducing or mitigating the [...]