Secretary-General António Guterres meets President of South Africa

By | 19 September 2017

NEW YORK 18 September 2017 – The Secretary-General met with H.E. Mr. Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa. The Secretary-General thanked South Africa for its contribution to peace and security in Africa, including in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Secretary-General and President Zuma also discussed regional efforts to support peace and… Read More »

FAO South Africa Bulletin – Jan to June 2017

By | 19 September 2017

At war with the fall armyworm — The Government of South Africa reported the outbreak of the fall armyworm infestation in February 2017, mainly in Limpopo, Gauteng, North West, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal Free State and the Eastern Cape provinces. The infestation was detected only in the Hartswater area of the Northern Cape. The Government has since… Read More »

Cooperation between the United Nations and the African Union in maintaining international peace and security – Security Council

By | 13 September 2017

12 Sep 2017 – Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations in maintaining international peace and security African Union. In his report of the Secretary-General emphasized on strengthening the partnership between the United Nations and the African Union on issues of peace and security in Africa, including on the work of the… Read More »

Remarks on United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

By | 13 September 2017

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen; Today we celebrate the achievements of South-South cooperation for sustainable development. Agenda 2030 and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda have heralded a new era of commitment for South-South cooperation, that is why South-South and triangular collaboration is emphasized in frameworks such as the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Paris… Read More »