Category Archives: Press Releases

Stop attacking the media—UNESCO message for International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, 2 November

By | 1 November 2017

UNESCO Press Release No.2017-126 Paris, 27 October—Ninety percent of cases concerning the killing of journalists remain unpunished, according to information Member States provided to the Organization in 2017. This is a slight improvement compared to last year, when countries’ answers to UNESCO’s written enquires indicated that only 8% of such cases led to a conviction.

PRESS RELEASE : The Medium Term Budget Policy Statement: UNICEF South Africa highlights its implications for children

By | 27 October 2017

PRETORIA, 27 October 2017: UNICEF South Africa believes that the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS 2017) affirms the commitment of the Government of South Africa to protect poor and vulnerable households. The MTBPS also lays out the persistent challenges for sustaining social services amidst difficult economic conditions which in turn affect budget revenues.

Press Release : The United Nations in South Africa opens exhibition at Apartheid Museum, 20 October 2017

By | 20 October 2017

Johannesburg, South Africa: The United Nations in South Africa yesterday launched its exhibition, “The Role of the United Nations in the Struggle for Freedom in South Africa” at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg. The exhibition, which was organized in partnership with the museum and Brand South Africa, showcases the UN’s contribution in the fight against… Read More »

Press Release – ILO to hold Decent Work Academy in Johannesburg

By | 2 October 2017

More than 120 policy-makers, representatives of workers, employers and community organizations from 16 different countries gather this week in Johannesburg to discuss the future of work on the African continent. JOHANNESBURG, 29 September 2017. The International Labour Organization (ILO) will organize the first Decent Work Academy in collaboration with South-African National Economic Development and Labour… Read More »

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 »