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 »

The Secretary – General : Message on the International Day of Tolerance

By | 16 November 2016

16 November 2016 The values of tolerance and mutual understanding – so firmly embedded in the United Nations Charter and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – are facing profound tests around the world. Refugees and migrants continue to face closed doors and clenched fists.  Violent extremists continue to target people solely because of their… Read More »