Monthly Archives: May 2008

Press Statement: Outbreak of xenophobic violence in South Africa

By | 20 May 2008

Attributable to the Acting Resident Coordinator United Nations in South Africa  Pretoria – The United Nations organizations in South Africa are deeply concerned about the continuing xenophobic related violent attacks against foreign nationals and some South Africans living in the province of Gauteng over the past several days. Several people have been killed and many,… Read More »

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Companies Unveil New Business Initiatives in the Fight to Decrease Global Poverty; The United Nations and the UK Government challenge the private sector to help enhance economic growth

By | 6 May 2008

Answering the “Business Call to Action,” several global companies, including South Africa’s SAB Miller, will tomorrow announce a series of concrete initiatives that apply core business expertise – utilizing their technology and innovative spirit – to tackle the multiple challenges of poverty.

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Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities in Africa – realizing this human right through effective legislation

By | 5 May 2008

The International Labour Organization (ILO) will host an International Law Conference ‘Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities in Africa – realizing this human right through effective legislation,’ from 12th to 14th May 2008 in ape Town, South Africa. Linked to an ILO project “Promoting the Employment and Employability of People with Disabilities through Effective Legislation”,… Read More »

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