Archive for September, 2010

Message of the UN Secretary-General on International Day of Non-Violence – 2 October 2010

30th September 2010 Uncategorized

New York – The International Day of Non-Violence marks the birth date of one of the doctrine’s leading voices, Mahatma Gandhi. “Non-violence”, Gandhi said, “is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.” (more…)

Community Stabilization Programme Fuses Income Generation and Drama Skills Training to Combat Human Trafficking

27th September 2010 Uncategorized

Pretoria – IOM Pretoria in partnership with the Mothertongue Project has produced “Sold Inside”, a documentary that portrays the experiences of 26 beneficiaries of an innovative income-generation programme. The 30-minute documentary relates the experiences of participants who received grants to establish small income-generating activities and highlights the theatre skills training undertaken as part of the programme. (more…)

UN Secretary-General secures more than $40 billion for women’s and children’s health

23rd September 2010 Uncategorized

United Nations, New York – A United Nations Summit on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concluded today with the adoption of a global action plan to achieve the eight anti-poverty goals by their 2015 target date and the announcement of major new commitments for women’s and children’s health and other initiatives against poverty, hunger and disease. (more…)