Monthly Archives: July 2010

UN Secretary-General sees the 2010 World Cup in South Africa as a Success

By | 14 July 2010

Cape Town – Following the final match of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, the United Nations assesses the tournament as a great success for all involved parties. Irrespective of the result of the final, the real victor of the 2010 World Cup is Africa and the South African people.

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The United Nations Celebrates Mandela Day

By | 14 July 2010

“We stand here today to salute the United Nations Organization and its Member States, both singly and collectively, for joining forces with the masses of our people in a common struggle that has brought about our emancipation and pushed back the frontiers of racism.” South African President Nelson Mandela Address to UN General Assembly 3… Read More »

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UN creates new structure for empowerment of women

By | 5 July 2010

Pretoria – In an historic move, the United Nations General Assembly voted unanimously on the 2nd of July to create a new entity to accelerate progress in meeting the needs of women and girls worldwide.

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World Population Day, 11 July 2010: Everyone Counts

By | 1 July 2010

Pretoria – Counting everyone is an integral part of ensuring that we take everyone into account. Good demographic data is critical for planning schools, health systems and public transportation, for designing policies based on future population projections, for monitoring the effectiveness of service delivery and much more.

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