Category Archives: Press releases

Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See

NEW YORK, 25 September 2017-The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See.

The Secretary-General and the Secretary for Relations with States exchanged views on the large movements of refugees and migrants, and protection of minorities in the Middle East. They also discussed climate change and the 2030 Agenda, as well as developments in crisis situations in different parts of the world.

Government of the Sudan, the African Union and the United Nations 24th Tripartite Coordination Mechanism Meeting on the African Union- United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur

 

Agreed Outcome

New York,  22 September 2017

  1.         On 22 September 2017, representatives of the Government of the Sudan (GoS), the African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN) and the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) met in New York for the 24thmeeting of the Tripartite Coordination Mechanism (TCM) on UNAMID.
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PRESS RELEASE: MEETING OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS FORUM LEADERS WITH UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL 22 SEPTEMBER 2017

NEW YORK, 26 SEPTEMBER-Leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum held their first meeting with new United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Antonio Guterres on 22 September at the UN Headquarters, New York in the margins of the High-level week of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly. Continue reading

Statement by the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples Decolonization on those affected by Hurricane Irma

NEW YORK,14 September 2017-The Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples wishes to convey its profound solidarity with the peoples of Caribbean countries and territories affected by Hurricane “Irma”. Continue reading

FEDHA KUTOKA CANADA ZATUMIKA KUTOA MSAADA WA FEDHA TASLIMU KWA MAELFU YA WAKIMBIZI NCHINI TANZANIA

Taarifa ya Pamoja kwa Vyombo vya Habari

KASULU,TANZANIA-31 Januari 2017 – Baadhi ya wakimbizi wanaoishi katika Kambi ya Wakimbizi ya Nyarugusu, Magharibi mwa Tanzania wameanza kupokea fedha taslimu kutoka Shirika la Mpango wa Chakula Duniani (WFP) katika hatua za awali za kubadilisha mfumo wa sasa wa kuwapatia chakula kila mwezi. Wakimbizi wapatao 10,000 sasa wanapokea fedha taslimu kama sehemu ya mradi wa majaribio wa miezi mitatu. Mradi huu unafadhiliwa na nchi ya Canada kupitia mchango wake wa Dola za Canada 500,000 (Dola za Marekani 385,000) kwa WFP. Continue reading

VIJANA WAPATA ELIMU KUHUSU MAUAJI YA MOTO YALIYOONGOZWA NA HITLER

Dar es Salaam, 26 January 2017-Kituo cha Habari cha Umoja wa Mataifa jijini Dar es Salaam-UNIC kwa kushirikiana na Ubalozi wa Ujerumani, Shule za Sekondari, vijana ambao hawapo shuleni na Asasi za kiraia leo hii wameadhimisha siku ya kimatiafa ya kumbukumbu ya wahanga wa mauaji ya moto (holocaust) katika ukumbi wa British Council jijini. Continue reading

UN Industrial Development Organization turns 50

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VIENNA, Thursday, 17 November 2016-
Fifty years ago, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution establishing the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). Since then, UNIDO has become the UN system’s industrial development arm, and today continues to work to eradicate global poverty by assisting developing and middle income countries in achieving inclusive and sustainable industrial development. Continue reading

Palestinian Rights Committee Will Hold Special Meeting to Observe International Day of Solidarity, 29 November

NEW YORK, 22 November (Division for Palestinian Rights) — The Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People will hold a special meeting in observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People in the Trusteeship Council Chamber at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, 29 November, in accordance with General Assembly resolutions 32/40 B of 2 December 1977 and 70/13 of 24 November 2015.

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Press Release: UN Secretary-General invites all Member States to event on 21 September aimed at accelerating Paris Agreement entry into force

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Early entry into force seen as critical for boosting climate action

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited leaders from all countries to attend a special event on 21 September to deposit their instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession to the Paris Agreement on climate change. The event will also provide an opportunity to other countries to publicly commit to joining or ratifying the agreement before the end of 2016. Continue reading

WHO calls for urgent action to curb hepatitis

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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