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UN Secretary-General commends South Africa’s global leadership in HIV and AIDS fights

By | 18 July 2016

South Africa’s Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa this morning paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon ahead of the official opening of the 21 International AIDS Conference 2016 in Durban. The courtesy call also falls on the Special International Mandela Day being celebrated in South Africa today. The UNSG commended the progress made in… Read More »

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE FOR NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY 18 July 2016

By | 18 July 2016

  Nelson Mandela International Day is an opportunity to reflect on the life and work of a legend who embodied the highest values of the United Nations. Madiba was a model global citizen whose example continues to guide us in our work to build a better world for all. Today, we remember a man of… Read More »

UNASA hosts 4th Annual Model United Nations: South African Universities (MUNSAU) Conference

By | 14 July 2016

The United Nations Association of South Africa (UNASA), with the support of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), and the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), is hosting its 4th Annual Model United Nations: South African Universities (MUNSAU) Conference. Running from 12 – 15 July, student delegates from various universities have gathered at the… Read More »

UNIC supports SAIIA Young leaders

By | 14 July 2016

Seventy-five inspiring, young leaders,  gathered at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) to host their own negotiation session themed: ‘Connecting the past to the present: Young South Africans shaping a sustainable future’. The session was hosted as part of the fourth Young Leaders Conference and focused on equipping South African youth with knowledge… Read More »