Over 70 school children and members of the public joined the United Nations to commemorate the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. (more…)
Archive for March, 2016
UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office’s International Women’s Day Programme started a day early, on February 7th.In partnership with UNFPA, The Swedish Embassy and the Commission for Gender Equality, UN Women SAMCO hosted a panel discussion entitled: “The Elimination of Violence Against Women in South Africa: Moving the Agenda Forward”.
The United Nations Country Team recently held a three day retreat in the south of Johannesburg at which they focused on two key objectives: to assess the UN’s “fitness for purpose” in the South African context and in view of current work structures, as well as to build on existing cooperation and better engage with the Government on the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. (more…)
UNIC Pretoria held a one-day Public Speaking and Handling the Media Skills course for UN heads and other members the country team outside Pretoria. (more…)
13 years ago, on the 9th of March 2003, the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), a self-monitoring instrument of governance, was established by participating member states of the African Union (AU) in the framework of the implementation of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). (more…)