Category Archives: Press releases

Non Governmental Organizations to apply for ECOSOC consultative

This is the Last Month – To apply for ECOSOC consultative status in order to be considered by the 2019 NGO Committee (Deadline: 1 June 2018 – Late submissions will not be accepted)

1 June 2018 is the last day for Non-Governmental Organizations to apply for consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), in order to have an opportunity to take part in UN deliberations. ECOSOC consultative status is governed by ECOSOC resolution 1996/31, which outlines the eligibility requirements for consultative status, rights and obligations of NGOs in consultative status, procedures for the withdrawal or suspension of consultative status, the role and functions of the ECOSOC Committee on NGOs, and the responsibilities of the UN Secretariat in supporting the consultative relationship.
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Security Council Press Statement on the Rome Conference

NEW YORK, March 28 2018-The members of the Security Council commended the convening in Rome on March, 15 2018, of a ministerial meeting in support of Lebanon’s Armed Forces and Internal Security Forces, under the auspices of the International Support Group for Lebanon (ISG) and under the chairmanship of the United Nations and Italy. They welcomed the Joint Statement issued at the end of the meeting.
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#zerodiscrimination for everyone; everywhere

#zerodiscrimination for everyone; everywhere

 On Zero Discrimination Day, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is highlighting the right of everyone to be free from discrimination.

DAR ES SALAAM, 3 March 2018, Dar es Salaam—Zero Discrimination Day is a global commemorative day which takes place every year on 1 March. In the context of HIV, stigma and discrimination hampers effective HIV programming and is a violation of human rights. Zero Discrimination Day is anchored on the UNAIDS vision of eliminating all forms of discrimination, based on HIV status, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, language, geographical location or migrant status, or for any other reason. This is particularly pertinent in health care, workplace and educational settings. Continue reading

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