Archive for the ‘UN Activities’ Category

World AIDS Day 2016: Remarks by the UN Resident Coordinator, Mr Gana Fofang

1st December 2016 Latest News, UN Activities

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South Africa World AIDS Day Theme:  It is in our hands to end HIV and TB

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Diplomatic Fun Fair 2016

1st November 2016 Articles, Latest News, News and Media, UN Activities

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On the 29 October 2016, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), in partnership with Proudly South African hosted the annual Diplomatic Fun Fair at the Union Buildings, Pretoria, under the theme: “Celebrating the Life and Legacy of O.R. Tambo.”

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Tweeting 71 years of the UN – UN Day Twitter Party

26th October 2016 Articles, Latest News, Outreach Activities, UN Activities
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A student engages with Under Secretary-General and Head of the Department of Communication and Public Information at the UN, Ms Cristina Gallach.

UNIC Pretoria celebrated UN Day on Monday, 24th October by hosting a Twitter Party at the Rosa Parks Innovation Studio in Soweto, south of Johannesburg.

The event, in partnership with the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), aimed at bringing learners together in the digital world and affording them the opportunity to interact with Under Secretary-General and Head of the Department of Communication and Public Information at the UN, Ms Cristina Gallach.

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WORLD FOOD DAY COMMEMORATION

26th October 2016 Articles, Latest News, Outreach Activities, UN Activities

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On 14 October, the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, speaking at the World Food Day commemoration event, at Nkume Sports Field in uMlalazi Local Municipality in Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal, advised that “Climate change is real and things must change”.

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THE SECRETARY — GENERAL — MESSAGE ON UNITED NATIONS DAY, 24 October 2016

24th October 2016 Articles, Latest News, Model UN, SDGs, Secretary-General message, UN Activities, UN days & Observances

This year’s observance of United Nations Day occurs at a time of transition for the world and for the United Nations.

Humanity has entered the era of sustainability – with a global commitment to fulfill the great promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  In this, the Organization’s 71st year, we have 17 goals to propel us towards a better future for all on a healthy planet.

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