Tag Archives: UNMEER

7 January 2015

Former head of UN Ebola mission: UN has ‘heavy responsibility’

Former head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Anthony Banbury, pointed to significant progress in tackling the outbreak since he was appointed in September 2013, but stressed the ‘heavy responsibility’ on the UN. (more…)

Source: UN News Centre | Outgoing head of UN Ebola mission sums up progress in ‘big battle’ with outbreak

17 October 2014

UN Secretary-General regarding Ebola: ‘We all have a responsibility to act’

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the international community to step up its efforts to respond to the Ebola crisis and turn pledges into action, while the World Health Organization warned of continuously deteriorating situation in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. (more…)

Source: UN News Centre | UN chief stresses need for urgent global action as Ebola continues deadly rampage

14 October 2014

States called on to scale up efforts and financial commitments to fight Ebola

Senior UN officials warned that the virus is ‘far ahead’ of the global response as it is morphing from a local to an international crisis requiring all countries to scale up efforts and financial commitments to bring an end to the scourge. (more…)

Source: UN News Centre | 'We are late, but not too late to fight and win this battle,' against Ebola – UN