Monthly Archives: February 2009

UN human rights chief urges new Zimbabwean government to restore rule of law, provide justice for human rights victims

By | 12 February 2009

Geneva – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Thursday she hoped the establishment of Zimbabwe’s new Government of National Unity would result in an immediate effort to restore the rule of law, and expressed continuing concern over the disappearance of opposition officials, the reported use of torture to extract false confessions… Read More »

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New executive director sets universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support as top priority for UNAIDS

By | 10 February 2009

Calls for US$ 25 billion investment to ensure countries reach 2010 targets CAPE TOWN / GENEVA 10 February 2009—On his first country visit, the new Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Mr Michel Sidibé outlined his vision and priorities for UNAIDS in the township of Khayelitsha in South Africa.

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