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UN will continue to press for accountability in Sri Lanka: Farhan

UN will continue to press for accountability in Sri Lanka: Farhan

Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that the United Nations (UN) will continue to press for accountability in Sri Lanka over incidents related to the alleged war crimes. MORE...

October 22, 2015  12:52 pm|

UN chief urges Ranil to seize opportunity

UN chief urges Ranil to seize opportunity

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, has congratulated Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on his election and commended his message of good governance and national unity. MORE..

August 22, 2015  12:27 am|

Bans spokesman reveals reason for statement delay

Bans spokesman reveals reason for statement delay

The Office of the Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General has conceded that a failure in its system had led to the delay in the dissemination of a statement regarding last weeks telephonic conversation between Ban Ki-Moon and President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..

June 11, 2015  10:45 am|

UN chief commends President Sirisena

UN chief commends President Sirisena

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has appreciated the new Governments forward march under the leadership of President Maithripala Sirisena, to build peace and reconciliation in the country while protecting democratic rights of the People. MORE..

June 4, 2015  10:04 pm|

New govts policies have created positive environment: Ban Ki-moon

New govts policies have created positive environment: Ban Ki-moon

Welcoming the new Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stated that a positive environment has been created by the policies of the new government in Sri Lanka for a greater collaboration with the United Nations and the international community. MORE..

April 24, 2015  01:06 pm|

Sung influenced Sri Lanka for Bans election

Sung influenced Sri Lanka for Bans election

Deceased Keangnam Enterprises Chairman Sung Woan-jong claimed that he contributed considerably to the election of Ban Ki-moon as United Nations secretary general, Sungs associates were quoted as saying by a vernacular newspaper. MORE..

April 17, 2015  11:55 pm|

Jeffrey Feltman to visit Sri Lanka this week

Jeffrey Feltman to visit Sri Lanka this week

One week after the UN Human Rights Council agreed to withhold the already delayed report on war crimes in Sri Lanka, the UN announced that Secretary General Ban Ki-moons highest political official Jeffrey Feltman will visit the country this week. MORE...

February 25, 2015  11:05 am|

UN to keep a close eye on domestic mechanism

UN to keep a close eye on domestic mechanism

Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General Ban ki-moon, said the UN will be carefully assessing developments with respect to the domestic accountability mechanism in Sri Lanka. MORE...

February 18, 2015  02:51 pm|

US hails post-election human rights climate in Sri Lanka

US hails post-election human rights climate in Sri Lanka

Samantha Power, the American ambassador to the United Nations, said on Saturday that it is remarkable to see the changed human rights climate in Sri Lanka, following the Presidential Election in January. MORE..

February 14, 2015  02:21 pm|

Mangala meets U.N. chief, urges war crimes report delay

Mangala meets U.N. chief, urges war crimes report delay

Sri Lankas foreign minister met with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday, and U.N. diplomatic sources said he pressed his governments desire to delay the release of a U.N. report on alleged war crimes during his countrys civil war. MORE..

February 14, 2015  08:03 am|

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