The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Philip Alston, will undertake a country visit to Kenya from 16 to 25 February 2009 at the invitation of the Kenyan Government.
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 »
This morning the Executive Director of UNAIDS, Mr Michel Sidibé gave his first major global statement at a public meeting in Khayelitsha, a township on the outskirts of Cape Town in South Africa which has a population of approximately half a million people.
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.
A great deal has changed in the last century with regards to narcotics control. One hundred years ago, drugs were unregulated and widely abused, with record high levels of consumption for non-medical purposes.