Remains of UNICEF employee found in Cape Town

By | 5 June 2017

Pretoria, South Africa: The United Nations in South Africa has learned with great sadness that the remains of UNICEF colleague, Charlotte (Nana Yaa) Nikoi, have been found within the Table Mountain area in Cape Town, South Africa, last week. The United Nations family is deeply saddened by the news and wishes to express its condolences to her… Read More »


By | 30 May 2017

The Ocean Conference takes place at UN Headquarters in New York on 5-9 June and will mobilize action by all stakeholders—leaders of governments, the private sector, civil society, academic institutions, the scientific community—to advance the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14) which calls for efforts to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas… Read More »


By | 26 May 2017

Africa’s fertile waters are powerful magnets for fishermen – both legal and illegal. With many coastal communities dependent on local fish for employment and food, overfishing threatens to destroy livelihoods #SDG14 #SaveOurOcean