I am here to announce that I will travel to the Central African Republic early next week to spend United Nations Day with a peacekeeping operation in order to pay tribute to peacekeepers across the world. Peacekeeping operations are among the international community’s most effective tools for meeting the challenges of global peace and security.
UNESCO, 12 October 2017 After receiving official notification by the United States Secretary of State, Mr Rex Tillerson, as UNESCO Director-General, I wish to express profound regret at the decision of the United States of America to withdraw from UNESCO.
Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways. Prosperity and nutrition are improving, child marriage and teenage pregnancy are declining, and female educational attainment and participation in the labour force are on the rise.
Pretoria, South Africa: The United Nations in South Africa extends its warm wishes to the women of South Africa on the commemoration and celebration today of National Women’s Day. This year marks the 61 st anniversary of the Women’s March that took place on 9 August 1956 – a day in which almost 20,000 women… Read More »