What is Turn the World UN Blue initiative about? To help mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, iconic monuments, buildings, landscapes, museums, bridges, and other landmarks across the globe will be lit up blue – the official colour of the United Nations – on UN Day, 24 October 2015. Join us in the… Read More »
The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa. He thanked him for his personal cooperation with the United Nations in trying to resolve a number of peace and security issues in Africa.
Broad, universal agenda to end poverty, fight inequality and protect environment A bold new global agenda to end poverty by 2030 and pursue a sustainable future was unanimously adopted today by the 193 Member States of the United Nations at the start of a three-day Summit on Sustainable Development.
United Nations officials today called on youth to champion the cause of ending hunger, achieving food security and improving nutrition – one of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) world leaders committed themselves to on Friday.
To mark International Day of Peace the United Nations visited the Curro Roodeplaat High School in Pretoria, where nearly 200 students gathered to listen to messages on the role of the UN in peace-building and development.