Archive for September, 2012

The Secretary-General message on World Tourism Day/ Message publié par le Sécrétaire-Général à l’occasion de la journée mondiale du tourisme

27th September 2012 Uncategorized

New York – The Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development emphasized that well-designed and well-managed tourism can make a significant contribution to the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. (more…)

African leaders embrace shared responsibility and call for innovative solutions to accelerate the response to AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

27th September 2012 Uncategorized

New York/Geneva — African leaders gathered in New York on the sidelines of the 67th Session of the United Nations General Assembly to discuss the African Union (AU) Roadmap. This initiative outlines long-term sustainable strategies to finance and provide access to HIV treatment and prevention services and other health services in Africa as called for in the Millennium Development Goals. (more…)

Web cast information for UNAIDS side event 26/9/2012 – Shared Responsibility and Global Solidarity – Leveraging the AIDS response for Africa’s sustainable development

26th September 2012 Uncategorized

New York – The webcast of the Shared Responsibility and Global Solidarity event at the General Assembly can be viewed on the UN web site at:http://webtv.un.org/ .The full details of the event can be found below. (more…)

At UN summit, World leaders highlight key role of rule of law in preventing war

26th September 2012 Uncategorized

New York – World leaders called on all states to recommit to the rule of law as a fundamental factor in preventing war at a United Nations summit that stressed the universality of humanitarian law and the importance of the International Criminal Court (ICC). (more…)

UN official call on countries to strengthen women’s access to justice

26th September 2012 Uncategorized

New York – United Nations officials today urged countries to implement measures to improve women’s access to and participation in justice systems, stressing that the rule of law can help break down gender barriers. (more…)