New York – The General Assembly today opened its annual session with a fervent plea for cooperation in tackling looming crises from conflicts to climate change, and a nostalgic look back to a former secretary-general who died 50 years ago in the service of peace.
New York – Francis Deng, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide, and Edward Luck, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Responsibility to Protect, are gravely concerned at reports of continued attacks on civilian populations in Southern Kordofan, Sudan, and have called for their immediate cessation.
Bonn – The first meeting of the Technology Executive Committee (TEC), the policy arm of the Technology Mechanism, closed in Bonn today with important progress achieved. The meeting saw three days of key deliberations on how the TEC will provide overviews of technology needs, assess policy and technical issues related to technology development and transfer,… Read More »
Pretoria – It’s just over a month to Census 2011, a once in a decade opportunity for all South Africans and those living within the country’s boarders to say “I’m here, I count”. Under the leadership of Statistics South Africa, the Census 2011 will be conducted 10-30 October 2011 to provide an exhaustive account of… Read More »