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United Nations in South Africa contributes relief supplies to the City of Tshwane floods victims

 Pretoria – The United Nations in South Africa today contributed relief supplies to residents of the City of Tshwane who were affected by recent floods. The supplies were presented by the head of the UN in South Africa, Ms. Nardos Bekele-Thomas, and received by the city’s Acting Executive Mayor, Cllr. Abel Tau, on behalf of the flood victims.

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Social Cohesion: Recognizing Migration is a Benefit that Works for All – international Migrants Day

OpEd by IOM Director General António Vitorino: Too often, when we speak of migrants, we find ourselves having to speak about moments of extreme hardship, caught up in a narrative of crisis. Those who find themselves in detention in Libya, trafficked in the back of trucks, having sought new lives away from failing states, conflict and disaster.

Remarks UN Resident Coordinator in South Africa at the launch of the Human Development Report 2019

Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Multilateral and Bilateral Partners, Senior Government Officials, Civil Society and the Media, UN Agencies, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen. Good morning, It gives me great pleasure to launch  the 26th Edition of the UNDP Global Human Development Report, a UNDP flagship research document that interrogates global human development progress and challenges and proffer good practises …