Archive for July, 2011

‘Water for Life’ UN-Water Best Practices Award

5th July 2011 Uncategorized

UN-Water invites you to nominate your best practice for the 2nd edition of the ‘Water for Life’ UN-Water Best Practices Award (more…)

First visit to South Africa by UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food

5th July 2011 Uncategorized

Geneva – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter, will conduct an official mission to South Africa from 7 to 15 July 2011 to understand the steps taken by the authorities to implement the right to food. According to recent data, about 14 per cent of the population is still vulnerable to food insecurity in the country and 25 per cent of children under the age of six have had their development stunted by malnutrition. (more…)