INNOVATION DAY ON YOUTH PARTICIPATION

By | 15 May 2017

Pretoria, 12 May 2017- The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will launch its first Innovation Day on Youth Participation in South Africa on 16 May 2017 in Pretoria. In 2016, UNFPA South Africa completed a scoping report that aimed to review the current UNFPA engagement in responding to young people’s health and development and map… Read More »

UNHCR/WFP News Release -OVER US$1.4 BILLION NEEDED FOR SOUTH SUDAN REFUGEES IN 2017

By | 15 May 2017

GENEVA – The UN Refugee Agency and the World Food Programme today urged donors to step up support for desperate refugees fleeing South Sudan. Humanitarian agencies are seeking USD 1.4 Billion to provide life-saving aid to South Sudanese refugees in the six neighbouring countries until the end of 2017 – according to an updated response… Read More »

By | 10 May 2017

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE DAY OF VESAK 10 May 2017 I send my warmest wishes to all those celebrating the Day of Vesak in honour of the birth of Lord Buddha. Everyone can draw inspiration from his journey. Born a sheltered prince, Shakyamuni went out into the world to confront and overcome human suffering. As one… Read More »