THE SECRETARY-GENERAL – MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY, 18 December 2016

By | 19 December 2016

This has been another turbulent year for refugees and migrants.  We have seen the continued devastating effect of armed conflict on civilian populations, leading to death, destruction and displacement.  We have witnessed the unacceptable loss of thousands of lives of people in transit in the Mediterranean and elsewhere.  And, to add insult to injury, we… Read More »

UNIC Pretoria observes 3rd Palestinian Cultural Week in South Africa

By | 15 December 2016

The 29th November of each year is significantly observed as the UN international Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. This follows the adoption of the resolution 181(II) by the General Assembly in 1947 partitioning Palestine into two states. That resolution provided for the establishment in Palestine of a “Jewish State” and an “Arab State”.… Read More »

UN Web TV Live streaming of taking of the oath by the Secretary-General-designate António Guterres – 12 December 2016

By | 12 December 2016

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.… Read More »