Category Archives: Press Releases

Cooperation between the United Nations and the African Union in maintaining international peace and security – Security Council

By | 13 September 2017

12 Sep 2017 – Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations in maintaining international peace and security African Union. In his report of the Secretary-General emphasized on strengthening the partnership between the United Nations and the African Union on issues of peace and security in Africa, including on the work of the… Read More »

The Secretary-General’s Message on Nelson Mandela International Day

By | 19 July 2017

Nelson Mandela continues to inspire the world through his example of courage and compassion, and his commitment to social justice and a culture of freedom and peace. I had the honour of meeting Nelson Mandela several times, including during South Africa’s transition. Each time, I was struck by his wisdom, his compassion, and above all,… Read More »

African Tourists Emerge as Powerhouse for Tourism on the Continent, Says Unctad Report

By | 6 July 2017

Geneva, 5 July 2017 – Four out of 10 international tourists in Africa come from the continent itself, according to the new UNCTAD Economic Development in Africa Report 2017: Tourism for Transformative and Inclusive Growth. In sub-Saharan Africa, this number increases to two out of every three tourists whose travels originate on the continent. Data… Read More »