24 October 2010
UN Day Reception held at UN House in Tripoli
On 24 October, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Tripoli organized a reception which was held at the UN House in celebration of United Nations Day. Resident Coordinator Mrs. Costanza Farina read the Secretary General’s message for the occasion.
President for the 64th UN General-Assembly Mr. Abdussalam Tareki, diplomats, media personnel, academics and UN staff members were in attendance. Mr. Tareki spoke about the UN and insisted that reforms should be brought to the organization to make it more active and progressive. He noted that “If billions of dollars being spent on war & arms are diverted to human development we could eradicate poverty from earth and help the needy during disasters.