Author Archives: Justine

Joint Communiqué: United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security Holds Sixteenth Consultative Meeting in Addis-Ababa

By | 18 February 2019

Addis-Ababa, 15 February 2019 — The United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security held its sixteenth consultative meeting at the African Union headquarters in Addis-Ababa on 12 February 2019. The African Union (AU) Commission and the United Nations (UN) Secretariat were represented respectively by Commissioners Smaïl Chergui (Peace and Security), Minata Samaté-Cessouma (Political Affairs);… Read More »

Uniting Under Common Concerns Promoting Dialogue and Participation – World Radio Day

By | 13 February 2019

Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of World Radio Day Uniting Under Common Concerns Promoting Dialogue and Participation For this World Radio Day, we celebrate the unique, far-reaching power of radio to broaden our horizons and build more harmonious societies. Radio stations from major international networks to community broadcasters today… Read More »

There is no food security without food safety

By | 12 February 2019

OPED by José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Food security for all is a cornerstone of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, which recognizes that global sustainable development can only be achieved if hunger and all forms of malnutrition are eradicated (Sustainable Development Goal number 2). Nevertheless, the international… Read More »

The Deputy Secretary – General – The 15th Nelson Mandela Annual lecture “Centring Gender : Reducing Inequality through Inclusion and Sustainability

By | 25 November 2017

Cape Town, 25 November 2017 [salutations] I am deeply grateful to the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s Board of Trustees for this tremendous honour. As Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and a former Minister in my country, I have been fortunate to experience many remarkable moments in my life, but few have been more humbling than… Read More »

PRESS RELEASE : United Nations Deputy Secretary-General arrives in South Africa on official visit, 24 November 2017

By | 24 November 2017

Johannesburg, South Africa: United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed arrived in South Africa today at the start of a two-day visit that will include delivering the 15th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture 2017 on Saturday in Cape Town. She was met at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg by the acting head of the UN… Read More »