Millions of women and girls around the world are assaulted, beaten, raped, mutilated or even murdered in what constitutes appalling violations of their human rights.
Every year on UN Day, we celebrate the United Nations and the values of its founding Charter.
This year, at a time of turmoil and global transition, we reaffirm our pledge to the peoples of the world:
To stop the wars...
To work for justice ...
New York, 21 October 2012 - The Secretary-General is alarmed by the fighting in and around the Libyan city of Bani Walid, and in particular the reports indicating growing civilian casualties due to indiscriminate shelling.
Tripoli, 18 October 2012 - The new Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya, Mr. Tarek Mitri, has taken up his post in Tripoli to lead United Nations efforts to assist Libya in its democratic transition.
Tripoli, 12 October 2012 - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General and UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr Georg Charpentier, expresses concern over the impact of the recent security developments in Bani
Tripoli, 17 September 2012 - "A transitional justice strategy can contribute to defining how Libyan society will go forward, and lay the foundations for a new democratic society", the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) says in a report released today.
Tripoli, 13 September 2012 - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Mr. Ian Martin, extends his warmest congratulations to H.E Mr.