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 »

Remarks on United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

By | 13 September 2017

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen; Today we celebrate the achievements of South-South cooperation for sustainable development. Agenda 2030 and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda have heralded a new era of commitment for South-South cooperation, that is why South-South and triangular collaboration is emphasized in frameworks such as the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Paris… Read More »

UNHCR thrust into the “politics of crumbs” as efforts to integrate refugees resisted

By | 31 August 2017

Efforts to foster peaceful co-existence and local integration of refugees in South Africa continue despite challenges of recurring violence and discrimination… By Pumla Rulashe   |  31 August 2017 DURBAN, South Africa – A little over a month after the shooting death of his young brother in their small shop in Durban’s Inanda Township, Ethiopian refugee Melaku Seifu*continues… Read More »

Bringing the United Nations and SDGs closer to students of Eersterust Secondary School

By | 29 August 2017

Pretoria, 25 August 2017 – The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Pretoria visited and interacted with Grade 11 students at Eersterust Secondary School in Eersterust, east of Pretoria earlier this month for a fun-filled day aimed at informing students about the work and structures of the UN, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the TOGETHER… Read More »