Terrorism ‘spreading and destabilizing’ entire regions, Guterres warns States, at key Kenya conference

By | 10 July 2019

Secretary-General António Guterres visits a Training Centre in Kamakunji, Kenya, and talked to youth about countering violent extremism, and preventing radicalization.  “Trauma from terrorism” hurts families, communities and destabilizes entire regions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, as he expressed solidarity with victims of extremist attacks in Africa. Speaking in Nairobi at the opening of a conference… Read More »

Global child and youth care conference to be held in Durban Child

By | 28 June 2019

Child and youth care workers and young people gather to support child protection from the 2nd – 4th July 2019, International Convention Centre, Durban 28 June 2019:  Over 1300 delegates from 28 countries will next week converge on Durban for the fourth global Child and Youth Care Network conference. Representing governments, civil society, UN agencies,… Read More »

New UN Women report puts forth policy agenda to end gender inequalities within families

By | 26 June 2019

  “Progress of the World’s Women 2019-2020: Families in a Changing World” examines how the transformations in families impact women’s rights, and reveals most countries can afford family-friendly policies   NewYork, 26 June 2019 –As women’s rights have advanced over the past decades, families around the world have become a place of love and solidarity… Read More »

UNODC PRESS RELEASE: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 26 June 2019

By | 26 June 2019

Drug abuse is a complex problem at the intersection of public health, safety and social issues. It takes a heavy toll on our families and communities, claiming more than half a million lives per year. The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking shines a spotlight on this preventable crisis, and on the global… Read More »