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UNDP Africa partners with private sector to achieve Global Goals

By | 28 June 2018

  With on-the-ground networks and the ability to swiftly adapt and innovate, the private sector is well-positioned to bring new solutions to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) by 2030. In addition, the SDGs present significant opportunities for the private sector to open new markets and attract investments in sustainable development by leveraging companies’ core competencies, expertise… Read More »

Tshwane Youth talk SDGs

By | 30 May 2018

Pretoria, 15 May 2018: The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Pretoria, in partnership with the Tshwane Hub Global Shapers, an initiative of the World Economic Forum, hosted a Sustainable Development Goals Youth Forum at the UNIC library on the 15 May 2018, to enable the youth to have access to information that will equip them with… Read More »

Managing migration: why leadership matters

By | 26 March 2018

Louise Arbour, United Nations Special Representative for International Migration, calls on governments negotiating the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration to seize the opportunity for collaboration, whilst demonstrating strong political leadership in explaining the benefits of migration to their people. “Bureaucrats can make the rational arguments. Demagogues can make the publicly appealing ones.… Read More »

Listeria Outbreak in South Africa

By | 14 March 2018

What exactly is Listeriosis? Listeriosis is food poisoning caused by eating foods contaminated with the Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) bacterium. –Web MD Picture: National Institute for Communicable Diseases.  How do you get infected with Listeria? According to the World Health Organisation (WHO):  “Listeriosis affects a variety of animals. Foodborne infection in humans occurs through the consumption of contaminated foods, particularly… Read More »