By Jack Redden South Africa received nearly 46 000 new applications for asylum last year and warned that the numbers could increase sharply in the coming years.
New York, 25 February — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is launching today a multi-year campaign to intensify action to end violence against women and girls.
Wednesday, 20 February 2008, New York The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) launched today a new internet based data service for the global user community. It brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point ( http://data.un.org/ ). Users can now… Read More »
The UNEP Year Book 2008 (formerly the GEO Year Book) is the fifth annual report on the changing environment produced by the United Nations Environment Programme in collaboration with many world environmental experts.
MEHEBA REFUGEE SETTLEMENT, Zambia, February 13 (UNHCR) – Three days each week a group of refugees, including men, women and older children, gather in a classroom in Meheba to learn ways to improve their agriculture and small businesses.