Pretoria – On 19 April 2013, Cosmo City Secondary School in Johannesburg hosted the United Nations Information Centre for a briefing on the UN. This event was lead by UNIC Librarian, Hope Kabamba, accompanied by the UNIC Driver/Clerk, Scotch Mabhena and UNIC Library Intern Phumla Sithole.
New York – The Somali Government and international community must continue their efforts to strengthen the East African country’s justice sector in spite of a series attacks on Sunday which killed dozens of civilians including judges and lawyers and injured many more, an independent United Nations human rights expert said today.
New York – United Nations officials in Iran and Pakistan today reiterated Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s promise of assistance, if needed, to both countries following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck their border on 16 April.
New York – Both in Syria where conditions are daily worsening, and in Mali where security has much improved, a political solution is the only answer for long-term stability,Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today in a news briefing that touched on crisis flashpoints around the world.
Johannnesburg – Statement by Ms. Navi Pillay United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights University of Witwatersand, Johannesburg, 17 April 2013