Category Archives: Press Releases

At Security Council, UN officials warn political turbulence in Guinea-Bissau puts past gains at risk

By | 31 August 2015

Guinea-Bissau, 28 August 2015 – With Guinea-Bissau facing political turbulence barely a year after the re-establishment of constitutional order, the top United Nations official there expressed hope today that political leaders would rise to their “historic responsibility” to preserve the gains made so far in the interest of the country and people.

Ban urges all parties in Burundi to ‘look beyond political differences,’ revive spirit of landmark peace accord

By | 31 August 2015

Burundi, 28 August 2015 – Fifteen years after the signing of a landmark Burundi peace accord, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on all the country’s political leaders, including those in exile, to find common cause and commit to build on the stability that was ushered in by the Arusha Agreement.

LoveLife’s UNCUT Puts The Spotlight On Gender-Based Violence This Women’s Month

By | 28 August 2015

South Africa, 28 August 2015 – With the focus on women in August, loveLife, South Africa’s national youth leadership development organisation, has released a special online edition of its cutting-edge youth magazine, UNCUT, to raise awareness on gender-based violence (GBV). The edition is a collection of powerful stories unearthed through its GBV project with the… Read More »