New York – The United Nations General Assembly appoint Ban Ki-moon yesterday to a second consecutive term as the Secretary-General of the 192-member Organization.
Cape Town – 100 Schools Doing 1 Thing On 1 Day offered schools the opportunity to participate by being one of over 100 schools across South Africa to engage with the documentary Where Do I Stand?. The campaign was a partnership between the Cape Town based NGO Shikaya*, UNHCR, and filmmaker Molly Blank.
New York – The top United Nations climate change official said today that progress has been made on key issues during the just concluded negotiations in Germany, while areas that will need decisions by the world’s political leaders before a worldwide conference later this year have been identified.
Pretoria – DJ Oskido’s label, Kalawa Jazzmee Records, has released a new song in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) aimed at promoting unity and integration in South Africa.
New York – September 21, 2011, marks the 30th anniversary of the International Day of Peace. As we begin today a 100-day countdown to the observance, we pay tribute to the many civil society activists who lent the strength of their imagination to the institution of this Day.