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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 21 March

21st March 2017 Latest News
2017 Theme: Racial profiling and incitement to hatred, including in the context of migration

Every person is entitled to human rights without discrimination. The rights to equality and non-discrimination are cornerstones of human rights law. Yet in many parts of the world, discriminatory practices are still widespread, including racial, ethnic, religious and nationality based profiling, and incitement to hatred.

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International Day of Forests 21 March – Forests and energy (2017 Theme)

21st March 2017 Latest News

UNIC Pretoria promotes the Smurfs Movie ahead of International Day of Happiness, 21 March 2017

21st March 2017 Latest News
Zeenat Abdool from the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) spoke about the Smurfs Movie and the SDGs on the SABC3 -Expresso

Zeenat Abdool from the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) spoke about the Smurfs Movie and the SDGs on the SABC3 -Expresso Show

20 March 2017, UNIC Pretoria ahead of International Day of Happiness made an appearance on the SABC3 Expresso Live Show to promote the Smurfs Movie .

The Smurfs and the United Nations: Teaming up for a happier, more peaceful and more equitable world in partnership with UNICEF, Flow Communications and Sony South Africa.

 

 

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INCB Report calls for drug policies that take women into account, as countries register disproportionate rise in overdoses among females

3rd March 2017 Information for Media, Latest News

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UNCG Retreat

3rd March 2017 Latest News
UNCG Retreat (South Africa). Photo : UNIC

UNCG Retreat (South Africa). Photo : UNIC

UNIC Pretoria hosted the UNCG Retreat to discuss priorities for 2017. The purpose of the retreat was to develop a work plan with clear activities for the year ahead. The meeting was well attended with representatives from Office of the Resident Coordinator , International Labour Organization (ILO), UNICEF, UN Women, UNHCR, UNEP and the UN Information Centre (UNIC).

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