UNIC Pretoria celebrates Universal Children’s Day 2016

By | 1 December 2016

Bringing the SDGs to Children UNIC Pretoria celebrated Universal Children’s Day on Tuesday, 22 November 2016, with children from the Tshwane Leadership Foundation (TLF) at the UNIC library in Pretoria. Activities were arranged for the children, aged between 6 and 12 years relating to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Through various activities, students discussed their… Read More »

The secretary-general — Message for the International Day to End Violence against Women and Girls 25 November 2016

By | 28 November 2016

At long last, there is growing global recognition that violence against women and girls is a human rights violation, public health pandemic and serious obstacle to sustainable development.  Yet there is still much more we can and must do to turn this awareness into meaningful prevention and response.

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL — MESSAGE ON WORLD TOILET DAY ,19 NOVEMBER 2016

By | 17 November 2016

World Toilet Day aims to raise awareness and inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis – a topic often neglected and shrouded in taboos. This year’s observance focuses on ‘toilets and jobs’ and the impact of sanitation — or the lack of it — on livelihoods and work environments. Toilets play a crucial role… Read More »