UN Women and Coca-Cola South Africa hosted the iBusiness Journey Yami at Riversands Incubation Hub on 1 October 2015. This event celebrated the accomplishments of female micro-entrepreneurs from South Africa. The event was represented by 150 with more than 17 000 women reached since 2013.
What is Turn the World UN Blue initiative about? To help mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, iconic monuments, buildings, landscapes, museums, bridges, and other landmarks across the globe will be lit up blue – the official colour of the United Nations – on UN Day, 24 October 2015. Join us in the… Read More »
The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa. He thanked him for his personal cooperation with the United Nations in trying to resolve a number of peace and security issues in Africa.
Broad, universal agenda to end poverty, fight inequality and protect environment A bold new global agenda to end poverty by 2030 and pursue a sustainable future was unanimously adopted today by the 193 Member States of the United Nations at the start of a three-day Summit on Sustainable Development.
United Nations officials today called on youth to champion the cause of ending hunger, achieving food security and improving nutrition – one of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) world leaders committed themselves to on Friday.