The Secretary – General’s message on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people

By | 29 November 2017

29 November 2017 : The Question of Palestine is inextricably linked with the history of the United Nations and is one of the longest unresolved issues on the Organization’s agenda.  Seventy years since the adoption of General Assembly Resolution 181, a sovereign and independent State of Palestine has yet to emerge alongside the State of Israel. … Read More »

Press Release : United Nations Deputy Secretary-General wraps up visit to South Africa, 27 November 2017

By | 27 November 2017

Cape Town, South Africa: United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed wrapped her two-day visit in South Africa yesterday by participating in an intergenerational dialogue with young women in Khayelitsa, a high-density residential area in Cape Town, as part of the 16 Days of Activism of No Violence Against Women and Children.

The Deputy Secretary – General – The 15th Nelson Mandela Annual lecture “Centring Gender : Reducing Inequality through Inclusion and Sustainability

By | 25 November 2017

Cape Town, 25 November 2017 [salutations] I am deeply grateful to the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s Board of Trustees for this tremendous honour. As Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and a former Minister in my country, I have been fortunate to experience many remarkable moments in my life, but few have been more humbling than… Read More »