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The Women’s Business Network for UNHCR hosted their inaugural brunch with Kristin Davis, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador and American actress

By | 16 August 2019

Johannesburg, South Africa, 16 August 2019. The Women’s Business Network for UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) hosted their inaugural brunch, Women to Women, yesterday at Sandton Convention Centre in honour of National Women’s Month. The event served as an awareness building and advocacy opportunity to support access to education for refugee youth across Africa.     Kristin Davis, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador and American actress best known for her role… Read More »

UNAIDS welcomes the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as its new Executive Director

By | 15 August 2019

PRETORIA, 15 August 2019 — UNAIDS warmly welcomes the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as its new Executive Director. Ms Byanyima has more than 30 years of experience in political leadership, diplomacy and humanitarian engagement.   “I am honoured to be joining UNAIDS as the Executive Director at such a critical time in the response to… Read More »

UN engages Youth on the UN Strategic Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF)

By | 14 August 2019

By Mankosi Singo.. Pretoria, South Africa – On 13 August 2019, the UN in South Africa  under the leadership of UNFPA hosted a Youth Consultation Workshop on the United Nations Strategic Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) , under the theme: “Nothing for Us, Without Us”, as part of International Youth Day activities. The objective of the… Read More »

UN attends the launch of the 2019 Women’s Month

By | 2 August 2019

By Mankosi Singo Pretoria, South Africa – The United Nations Women South Africa Multi-Country Office, in collaboration with the Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, launched the 2019 Women’s Month Programme at an event held in Pretoria at the Sheraton Hotel on 31 July under the theme: “25 Years of Democracy: Growing South… Read More »