BREAKING : US Troops Begin Operations on the Jordan-Syria Border
“I believe we are at an inflection point in history. All is changing. The old rules are breaking down. We do not know what new order will emerge. Yet we can be confident: the United Nations will be at the fore.”
Mr. Ban, who completes his first term as Secretary-General on 31 December, said that since he became the UN chief in January 2007 he has “sought to advance a practical, action-oriented vision of the UN as the voice of the voiceless and the defender of the defenceless.”
The Secretary-General noted that events in hotspots worldwide “continue to test our resolve” and demand a concerted, united response from the international community.
“In Syria, more than 5,000 people are dead. This cannot go on. In the name of humanity, it is time for the international community to act,” he said." LINK