United Nations

The UN Development Program (UNDP) is doing a commendable job of highlighting these devastating effects, in part through its recent publication of “Caribbean Human Development Report 2012: Human Development and the Shift to Better Citizen Security.”

The sixty-sixth session of the United Nations General Assembly’s (UNGA) general debate began this morning in New York.

On Tuesday United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kyung-wha Kang expressed support for the creation of a truth panel investigating the human rights abuses of Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier, Haiti’s president from 1971 to 1986.

As part of a four-country, seven-day official visit through South America, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon made his first stop in Colombia over the weekend.

Coalition operations in Libya to enforce UN Security Council Resolution 1973 is being met by mixed reaction in the Americas.

Canadian diplomacy has cost the country a seat on the UN Security Council.

Marcos Díaz, a 35-year-old ultra distance swimmer from the Dominican Republic, completed an aquatic tour across five continents when he arrived in New York City on Wednesday.

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