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United Nations in South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day with students from the Adelaide Tambo School and YMCA Centre in Soweto, Johannesburg

By | 19 July 2017

Pretoria, 19 July 2017- The UN in South Africa in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation celebrated Nelson Mandela International Day by brightening the smiles of the physically challenged and less fortunate students of the Adelaide Tambo School and the YMCA in Soweto, south of Johannesburg.    … Read More »

UNIC Pretoria celebrates Universal Children’s Day 2016

By | 1 December 2016

Bringing the SDGs to Children UNIC Pretoria celebrated Universal Children’s Day on Tuesday, 22 November 2016, with children from the Tshwane Leadership Foundation (TLF) at the UNIC library in Pretoria. Activities were arranged for the children, aged between 6 and 12 years relating to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Through various activities, students discussed their… Read More »


By | 17 November 2016

World Toilet Day aims to raise awareness and inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis – a topic often neglected and shrouded in taboos. This year’s observance focuses on ‘toilets and jobs’ and the impact of sanitation — or the lack of it — on livelihoods and work environments. Toilets play a crucial role… Read More »