NEW YORK, 22 JUNE 2016-I am very pleased to have signed this cooperation agreement between the IPU and the United Nations.
There was some previous agreement but this is much updated in view of the Sustainable Developments Goals and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. This agreement is in line with our future course of implementation process where we expect the United Nations and IPU will closely coordinate as one team. Continue reading
NEW YORK, 21 July 2016-In relation to the declaration of a state of emergency for a period of three months in Turkey, the Secretary-General takes note of the repeated assurances by senior Turkish government officials regarding full adherence to the rule of law and due process when investigating and prosecuting those deemed to be responsible for the attempted coup of 15-16 July. This is particularly important in the aftermath of the declaration of the state of emergency and the ongoing widespread arrests, detentions and suspensions. Continue reading
A Weekly Update from the UN Department of Public Information No. 156/ 20 July 2016
WHO condemns multiple attacks on Syrian hospitals
The World Health Organization (WHO) condemned on 19 July the attacks on hospitals in Aleppo and Idlib governorates. It also offered its condolences to the families and colleagues of the health staff and patients killed in the number of attacks that have taken place in the last few weeks. Continue reading
23 JULY 2015 ¦ GENEVA – On World Hepatitis Day (28 July) WHO highlights the urgent need for countries to enhance action to prevent viral hepatitis infection and to ensure that people who have been infected are diagnosed and offered treatment. This year, the Organization is focusing particularly on hepatitis B and C, which together cause approximately 80% of all liver cancer deaths and kill close to 1.4 million people every year. Continue reading
TAARIFA KWA VYOMBO VYA HABARI
RIPOTI YA MAENDELEO YA KIUCHUMI BARANI AFRIKA
Kwa matumizi ya habari – Sio rekodi rasmi
UNCTAD yaonya kuhusu madeni: Afrika inapaswa kutafuta njia mpya ya kugharamia maendeleo Continue reading
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA REPORT
-UNCTAD warns on debt: Africa should find new ways to finance development
For use of information media – Not an official record Continue reading
The Economic Development in Africa Report will be launched tomorrow globally and in Tanzania the pre-launch press conference will take place at ILO conference Hall along Maktaba street in Dar es Salaam from 9:30 a.m to 11:30.