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An awakening of consciences

The Holy Father in an urgent appeal asks all men and women of good will and the international community to awaken their consciences so as ...

For a world free of nuclear weapons

Published below is the intervention given on 26 September in New York by the Archbishop Secretary for Relations with States, during the High-Level Meeting of ...

To rebuild Somalia education for children is guaranteed

Among the signs of the international community's work on rebuilding devastated Somalia is the launching of a campaign by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNESCO) ...

The G20 document with not mention of Syria

The G20 summit in the Russian capital has confirmed the division in the international community on the Syrian crisis and, above all, on military intervention ...

Ban Ki-moon calls for prudence

In an unprecedented visit to the Pentagon, Secretary-General of the UN expressly requested a meeting with U.S. military leader to discuss the serious crisis unfolding ...

Holy See and United Nations join forces for peace and for the common good

On Tuesday morning, 9 April 2013, in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, the Holy Father Francis received in audience the Secretary-General of the United Nations, H.E. ...

No agreement on the weapons treaty

The Secretary General of the United Nations said he was deeply disappointed with the failure of the Final United Nations Conference on the Arms Trade ...

The UN says yes to Palestine as a Non-member Observer State

Palestine has become a Non-member Observer State of the United Nations. It was decided yesterday at the general assembly of the UN with a broad ...

Communiqué of the Holy See

Today the General Assembly has given majority approval to the Resolution by which Palestine has become a Non-member Observer State of the United Nations. 1. ...

Civilian atrocities in North Kivu

The United Nations Joint Human Rights Office has reported a series of civilian atrocities in North Kivu, one of the 11 provinces of the Democratic ...

The market that kills

Small arms generate a cash flow of $8.5 billion a year and at the same time kill around a half million people. These are the ...

Kofi Annan meets Assad

A meeting between Kofi Annan, Special Envoy of the United Nations and of the Arab League, and President Bashir al-Assad is taking place today in ...

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