Category Archives: Press Releases

Head of new UN Ebola emergency response mission arrives in Ghana

By | 30 September 2014

Ghana, 29 September 2014 – The head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) today joined an advance team deployed in Accra, Ghana, to ensure the rapid, effective and coherent action necessary to stop the outbreak, treat the infected, ensure essential services, preserve stability and prevent the spread of the deadly virus.

At UN, memorial to transatlantic slave trade will send ‘powerful message’ for years to come

By | 29 September 2014

Paris, 26 September 2014 – The United Nations took one more step towards constructing a permanent commemoration to the horrors of the transatlantic slave trade today in what the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said would be “a message of hope, of tolerance, of human dignity.”