Category Archives: Press Releases

UNHCR begins relocation of Mozambicans asylum-seekers from congested Kapise village in Malawi

By | 22 April 2016

Kapise, Malawi 21 April 2016 – This morning, UNHCR started the transfer of nearly 10,000 Mozambicans asylum-seekers from Kapise village located in the south eastern Mwanza district of Malawi. The first convoy transporting 103 people departed Kapise on the 72 km journey to Luwani refugee camp located in Neno district where they will join the… Read More »

Secretary-General’s message on the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda – 7 April 2016

By | 11 April 2016

  In 1994, more than 800,000 people were systematically murdered throughout Rwanda. The vast majority were Tutsi, but moderate Hutu, Twa and others were also targeted. On this Day, we remember all who perished in the genocide and renew our resolve to prevent such atrocities from ever being repeated, anywhere in the world. We should… Read More »

UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office Celebrates International Women’s Day

By | 14 March 2016

  UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office’s International Women’s Day Programme started a day early, on February 7th.In partnership with UNFPA, The Swedish Embassy and the Commission for Gender Equality, UN Women SAMCO hosted a panel discussion entitled: “The Elimination of Violence Against Women in South Africa: Moving the Agenda Forward”.

UN Country Team on delivering better Results in South Africa

By | 14 March 2016

The United Nations Country Team recently held a three day retreat in the south of Johannesburg at which they focused on two key objectives: to assess the UN’s “fitness for purpose” in the South African context and in view of current work structures, as well as to build on existing cooperation and better engage with… Read More »