Archive for the ‘Press Releases’ Category

The Human Development Report 2016 “Human Development for Everyone”

24th March 2017 Press Releases

The  Human Development Report 2016 “Human Development for Everyone” was launched on the 21st March 2017, in Stockholm, Sweden with Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark, Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin, and the Director of the Human Development Report Office and lead author of the report, Selim Jahan.

This year’s @UNDP #humandevelopment report, Human Development for Everyone . Find it here: bit.ly/1lfu5e8 #HDR201

PRESS RELEASE: The Smurfs and the United Nations: Teaming up for a happier, more peaceful and more equitable world

21st March 2017 Press Releases

20 March 2017, Pretoria: The popular Smurfs characters are encouraging children, young people and adults to make the world happier, more peaceful, equitable and healthy with a campaign launched by the United Nations, UNICEF, and the United Nations Foundation today, the International Day of Happiness.

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PRESS RELEASE : The Secretary-General’s Report on Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:  A New Approach

9th March 2017 Press Releases, Secretary-General message

New York, 9 March 2017: The Secretary-General today released his report on Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: A New Approach for consideration by the General Assembly.

During his first week in office, in January 2017, the Secretary-General established a diverse High-Level Task Force, led by his Special Coordinator Jane Holl Lute, to develop as a matter of urgency a strategy to achieve visible and measurable improvements in the way the Organisation prevents and responds to sexual exploitation and abuse.

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PRESS RELEASE

27th January 2017 Latest News, Press Releases
holocaustUNIC Pretoria observes International Day of Commemoration in memory of the Victims of the Holocaust with learners from Ahmed Timol Secondary School in Azaadville, Krugersdorp
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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL- MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST

27th January 2017 Press Releases, Secretary-General message

27 January 2017

Today, we honour the victims of the Holocaust, an incomparable tragedy in human history.

The world has a duty to remember that the Holocaust was a systematic attempt to eliminate the Jewish people and so many others.

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