Category Archives: Press Releases

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE FOR NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY 18 July 2016

By | 18 July 2016

  Nelson Mandela International Day is an opportunity to reflect on the life and work of a legend who embodied the highest values of the United Nations. Madiba was a model global citizen whose example continues to guide us in our work to build a better world for all. Today, we remember a man of… Read More »

UNIC supports SAIIA Young leaders

By | 14 July 2016

Seventy-five inspiring, young leaders,  gathered at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) to host their own negotiation session themed: ‘Connecting the past to the present: Young South Africans shaping a sustainable future’. The session was hosted as part of the fourth Young Leaders Conference and focused on equipping South African youth with knowledge… Read More »

UNAIDS warns that after significant reductions, declines in new HIV infections among adults have stalled and are rising in some regions

By | 12 July 2016

Globally, new HIV infections among adults and children were reduced by 40% since the peak in 1997. However, new analysis from UNAIDS shows that new HIV infections among adults have stalled, failing to decline for at least five years. The report outlines what is needed to step up prevention efforts GENEVA, 12 July 2016—A new… Read More »