TUNE IN – The event will start at 10:00am and end at 11:30am (estimated) New York time on Monday 12th December 2016.
Please find following the new direct links in all official 6 Languages for the UN Web TV Live streaming of taking of the oath by the Secretary-General-designate António Guterres.
Today the , 12th December 2016.
Do not miss it….
Sobantu Secondary School from Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal was awarded first position for their research paper at the annual Young Researchers Symposium organised by the South African Institute of International Affairs.
Volunteers work tirelessly to create a better future for all. They contribute to national well-being and show global solidarity at times of crisis. We see this in action all over the world, most notably over the past year as volunteers have provided shelter and wide-ranging support to millions of refugees forced from their homes by armed conflict and persecution.
Ten years ago this month, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. One of the most widely ratified international human rights instruments, with 169 Parties, the Convention has spurred significant progress in commitment and action for equality, inclusion and empowerment around the world, with disability being increasingly incorporated into the global human rights and development agendas.
The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery calls upon us to remember victims around the world and to reflect on progress towards the elimination of all contemporary forms of slavery, such as forced labour, the worst forms of child labour, forced and servile marriage, bonded labour and human trafficking.