Ban Ki-moon marks start of second term by honouring widows

23rd June 2011, Comments 0 comments GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Ban Ki-moon was roundly applauded Tuesday in New York when the 15 members of the Security Council and 5 member-nations approved his second term, with no opposition, a rare honour. Thursday, the newly re-elected secretary-general turned the spotlight on the world’s estimated 245 million widows, more than 115 million of whom live [...]

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