Posts Tagged: un secretary-general ban ki-moon

Work in common cause for the common good

From United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on United Nations Day The United Nations is needed more than ever at this time of multiple crises.  Poverty, disease, terrorism, discrimination and climate change are exacting a heavy toll.  Millions of people continue to suffer deplorable exploitation through bonded labour, human trafficking, sexual slavery or unsafe conditions in… Read more »

WCC on Iraq

From the World Council of Churches on Iraq: Prayers and solidarity for the churches in Northern Iraq WCC calls for urgent action in Iraq Letter to the UN Secretary-General on Iraq Learn about Presbyterians at work with our sisters and brothers in Iraq An open letter (from Lebanon) to Ban Ki-moon on behalf of Mosul’s… Read more »

An open letter to Ban Ki-moon on the fate of Mosul’s Christians

A version of this article appeared online and in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 08, 2014, on page 7. A group of liberal-minded Muslim and Christian Lebanese professionals and academics has written an open letter to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressing grave concern about the latest persecution of Christians in the northern Iraqi… Read more »