24 APRIL 2017 | GENEVA, NAIROBI – At an event on the eve of World Malaria Day in Nairobi, WHO called today for accelerated scale-up of efforts to prevent malaria and save lives.
Johannesburg, South Africa – For several years the suffocating pressure Nomsa Ndlovu* felt keeping her sexual orientation a secret weighed heavily on her shoulders.
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The Secretary General message for the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda, 7 April 2017
Today we remember all those who perished in the genocide in Rwanda 23 years ago.
More than 800,000 people were systematically murdered across the country – overwhelmingly Tutsi, along with moderate Hutu, Twa and others.
The Secretary-General Remarks at the Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Racial Profiling and Incitement to Hatred, including in the context of migration 21 March 2017
As the President of the General Assembly just referred, this day reminds us that in 1960 in Sharpeville, South Africa, 69 unarmed protestors were killed in a peaceful protest against the discriminatory pass laws of the racist apartheid regime.
I join my voice to his voice in praising South Africa’s leadership in our common struggle against racial discrimination.