25 May 2017 Africa Day 2017 comes at an important moment in the continent’s endeavours towards peace, inclusive economic growth and sustainable development.
17 May 2017 00:01:16 United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres’, message to mark the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers (English) United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres’, message to mark the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
— Two fallen peacekeepers from South Africa to be honoured at ceremony at UN Headquarters – The United Nation Headquarters will observe the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on Wednesday, 24 May. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will lay a wreath to honour all fallen peacekeepers and will preside over a ceremony at which the Dag… Read More »
12 May 2017, Johannesburg – Africa accounts for 45 percent of the world’s surface area suitable for agricultural production. Even with some large arid and semi-arid areas, the continent’s vast water resources are, on average underutilized, with only about 2-3 percent of renewable water resource in use, compared to five percent worldwide. Africa is also home… Read More »
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 »