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Senior UN official urges Cambodia to pay staff, break up strike at UN-backed tribunal

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. Photo: ECCCA senior United Nations expert is calling on the Government of Cambodia to pay its national staff and help end a strike at the UN-backed tribunal trying Khmer Rouge leaders accused of mass killings and other crimes in the south-east Asian country. “We are fully committed to ending the current funding crisis as soon as possible and providing Continue reading

“Club des Chefs des Chefs” joins the Zero Hunger Challenge

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (centre) meets with Gilles Bragard (right), Executive Secretary and Founder of Le Club des Chefs des Chefs, and Christian Garcia, President of Le Club des Chefs des Chefs, before a delegation of chefs prepares dinner for 250 homeless people in Harlem, in New York City, as part of a campaign against hunger. Mr. Ban invited the Club to join the Zero Hunger Challenge, launched by the Secretary-General last year, to encourage partnerships that help people to enjoy the right to food. The Zero Hunger Challenge is helping poor farmers to become more productive, grow more nutritious food and enhance their incomes, as well as making food systems sustainable and ending waste. 29 July 2013 United Nations, New YorkFollowing are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Club des Chefs des Chefs, in New York, 29 July, before a delegation of chefs which prepared dinner for 250 homeless people in Harlem, in New York City, as part of a campaign against hunger. Continue reading