A call to empower youth
Aug 12, 2016
The 2016 Olympics have already shattered records, but even before the first competition began, these Games made history by giving athletes who have no country to call home a place on the starting line.
More protection from violence! Moldova’s Parliament modified 11 laws to improve prevention and protection from violence
Aug 8, 2016
On 28 of July 2016, The Parliament of the Republic of Moldova approved the amendments to the law on domestic violence and 11 other laws and codes to align Moldovan legislation to international norms.
Refugees and migrants: a crisis of solidarity
May 5, 2016
This September, the United Nations General Assembly will bring together world leaders to address one of the leading challenges of our time: responding to large movements of refugees and migrants.
Who should lead the United Nations?
Apr 11, 2016
This year, the United Nations will choose its next Secretary-General. We need the best possible candidate for the job.
Secretary General Messages
MESSAGE FOR WORLD RADIO DAY
Radio reaches the widest audience in the world. In an era of dramatic advances in communications, radio retains its power to entertain, educate, inform and inspire. It can unite and empower communities, and give voice to the marginalized.
MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SCIENCE
Both girls and boys have the potential to pursue their ambitions in science and mathematics, in school and at work. But systemic discrimination means women occupy less than 30 percent of research and development jobs worldwide. We need concerted, concrete efforts to overcome stereotypes and biases.
MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATON IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST
Today we remember the six million Jewish men, women and children who perished in the Holocaust.
SECRETARY GENERAL'S MESSAGE: AN ALERT FOR THE WORLD
On New Year’s Day 2018, I am not issuing an appeal. I am issuing an alert - a red alert for our world. I urge leaders everywhere to make this New Year’s resolution: Narrow the gaps. Bridge the divides. Rebuild trust by bringing people together around common goals.