UNHCR thrust into the “politics of crumbs” as efforts to integrate refugees resisted

By | 31 August 2017

Efforts to foster peaceful co-existence and local integration of refugees in South Africa continue despite challenges of recurring violence and discrimination… By Pumla Rulashe   |  31 August 2017 DURBAN, South Africa – A little over a month after the shooting death of his young brother in their small shop in Durban’s Inanda Township, Ethiopian refugee Melaku Seifu*continues… Read More »

Bringing the United Nations and SDGs closer to students of Eersterust Secondary School

By | 29 August 2017

Pretoria, 25 August 2017 – The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Pretoria visited and interacted with Grade 11 students at Eersterust Secondary School in Eersterust, east of Pretoria earlier this month for a fun-filled day aimed at informing students about the work and structures of the UN, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the TOGETHER… Read More »

World Humanitarian Day, 19th August

By | 18 August 2017

World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is held every year on 19 August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world. For WHD 2017, humanitarian partners are coming together to reaffirm that civilians caught in conflict are #NotATarget. Through a global… Read More »