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Ion Jinga, Permanent Representative of Romania to the United Nations: Romania is an example in peacekeeping operations

Ion Jinga, Permanent Representative of Romania to the United Nations: Romania is an example in peacekeeping operations

Ambassador Ion Jinga, Permanent Representative of Romania to the United Nations, delivered a speech in the Security Council, in the public debate organized by the French presidency of the Security Council on „Protection of civilians in peacekeeping operations ”. The primary responsibility to protect the civilian population during wars and conflicts belongs to States, but when national […]

Ion Jinga, Romanian ambassador at UN, encourages women empowerment and gender equality

Ion Jinga, Romanian ambassador at UN, encourages women empowerment and gender equality

Celebrating 70 years since the founding of the UN, Mr. Ion Jinga, Romania’s ambassador to the UN speaks about the progresses that have been made regarding gender equality, but also about the challenges that women face and about the need of the measures for their continue empowerment, in an editorial signed for Huffington Post. “2015 proves […]

Ban Ki-moon on migration: “Saving lives should be the top priority”

Ban Ki-moon on migration: “Saving lives should be the top priority”

Europe should focus on saving lives when dealing with migration, said UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in a speech at the European Parliament on 27 May. During the plenary session he called attention to the 1,800 people who drowned while crossing the Mediterranean this year: “Europe has an important role to play and a collective […]

Discussion of the World Anti-crisis Plan

Discussion of the World Anti-crisis Plan

Discussion of the World Anti-Crisis Plan Organisers of the annual Astana Economic Forum have issued a challenge to international experts and United Nations Member States to contribute proposals and recommendations to the draft World Anti-Crisis Plan before it is debated and adopted in the Kazakhstan capital in May. On 4th of March at 16:00 in the framework […]

World leaders and scientists will hold an online discussion of the World Anti-Crisis Plan

World leaders and scientists will hold an online discussion of the World Anti-Crisis Plan

An online conference to discuss the World Anti-Crisis Plan for the UN will be held on the eve of the World Anti-Crisis Conference (Astana, 22-24 May). WAC will be held in Astana for the first time at the initiative of President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The conference aims to develop a Global Anti-Crisis Plan to be presented […]

World Anti-Crisis Conference will take place in Astana on 22-24 May 2013

Under the auspices of the UN, the World Anti-crisis Conference (WAC) will take place in Astana on 23-24 May 2013. The idea of ​​the World Anti-Crisis conference was introduced by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, and was supported by members of the “Dialogue of leaders” at the Vth  Astana Economic Forum. […]

VIth ASTANA ECONOMIC FORUM – May 22-24, 2013

VIth ASTANA ECONOMIC FORUM – May 22-24, 2013

On May 22-24, 2013, Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan and located in the very heart of the Eurasian megacontinent, is hosting the VIth Astana Economic Forum. Initiated back in 2008 by Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev, The Astana Economic Forum has become an outstanding annual event, and is now recognized as such among global leaders in […]