Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Secretary-General — Remarks to the General Assembly meeting on Global Awareness of the tragedies of irregular migrants in the Mediterranean basin with specific emphasis on Syrian Asylum seekers New York, 20 November 2015

By | 23 November 2015

I thank the General Assembly President for convening this important meeting. A record 60 million people have been forced from their homes. Tragedies are multiplying – especially for the Syrian people. Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and all first asylum countries have generously supported millions of desperate people. I applaud them – but having such few countries… Read More »

Major Investors Meet in Joburg to Mobilize Capital for Climate-Smart Infrastructure in African Cities

By | 20 November 2015

(Johannesburg, 20 November) – Major public and private investors and international experts on climate finance are gathering in Johannesburg for two days to recommend innovative ways to mobilize investment in low-emission, climate-proof infrastructure in African cities. A select group of investors, including from banking associations, pension funds, financial institutions and corporations, is meeting on 23-24… Read More »

The United Nations South Africa at the Diplomatic Fun Fair 2015

By | 3 November 2015

United Nations South Africa participated in the Diplomatic Fun Fair 2015 which was held at the Union Buildings on Saturday, 31 October 2015. The Fair is an annual event through which Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) aims, amongst other things, to provide the public with information about countries accredited to South Africa and… Read More »