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The Deputy Secretary-General Remarks at the Opening of the High-Level Segment of the 2018 High-level Political Forum

New York, Monday, 16 July 2018 [As prepared for delivery]

“Welcome to the 2018 High-level Political Forum.  Almost three years have passed since world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda, a roadmap for peaceful and prosperous societies on a healthy planet.  The HLPF is our annual opportunity to take stock of implementation efforts responding to that roadmap.   The six goals in focus this year are an engine for driving inclusive and sustainable growth.

Above all the HLPF is an opportunity to respond to two central questions:

First, are we on track to achieve our Goals by 2030?

And second, what do we need do differently over the coming years to deliver better results?

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Security Council Press Statement on a temporary ceasefire with the Taliban in Afghanistan

18 June 2018-The members of the Security Council welcomed the announcement by the Government of Afghanistan on 16 June, to extend the temporary ceasefire with the Taliban after the Eid al-Fitr holiday.The members of the Security Council expressed their strong disappointment that the Taliban has not extended their previously announced partial ceasefire, and urged them to respond to the call for peace from the Afghan people by reciprocating the Government’s ceasefire in full. Continue reading

Secretary-General’s remarks at Second World War’s exhibit

NEW YORK, May 9 2018-[As delivered] “I believe that today’s commemoration has more meaning than in any of the previous years.

We see a world in which conflict is proliferating, we see a world in which so many wars are taking place, and so I believe it is absolutely essential to remind us all of the lessons of the Second World War that, for the Soviet Union, was considered the Great Patriotic War. Continue reading

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human rights came into being in 1948.  This year 2018 is the 70th anniversary.  UNIC Dar es Salaam is promoting the knowledge of the articles among people in Tanzania.

On the occasion of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turning 70, we are collecting video recordings of as many articles of the Declaration as possible in as many languages as possible. Help us spread the word!
#StandUp4HumanRights #RightsOutLoud
Recording platform: https://www.un.org/en/udhr-video

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JOINT DECLARATION SIGNED TO SUPPORT INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT IN TANZANIA

DAR ES SALAAM, March 8, 2018: Yong LI, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on Wednesday signed a joint declaration to strengthen the cooperation between the United Republic of Tanzania and UNIDO in building industry and infrastructure.

The declaration supports the implementation of the Country´s Development Vision 2025;  the Zanzibar Vision 2020;  the Sustainable Industrial Development Plan, and its Integrated Industrial Development Strategy 2025 (IIDS 2025).
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Wakati ni Huu Sasa: Wanaharakati wa Vijijini na Mijini Wako Tayari Kubadili Maisha ya Wanawake

Tamko la Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka,Wakati ni Huu Sasa: Wanaharakati wa Vijijini na Mijini Wako
Tayari Kubadili Maisha ya Wanawake

Msaidizi Mwandamizi wa Katibu Mkuu wa Umoja wa Mataifa yaani UN Under-Secretary-
General na Mkurugenzi Mtendaji, Shirika la Umoja wa Mataifa Linaloshughulikia Maswala ya
Wanawake, tamko kwa ajili ya Siku ya Kimataifa ya Wanawake mwaka 2018
Mada ya mwaka huu inavutia maisha ya kusisimua ya wanaharakati wanawake ambao shauku
na kujitolea kwao vilitwaa haki za wanawake katika vizazi na vizazi, kwa ufanisi juhudi zao
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Statement for International Women’s Day 2018 by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women

Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives

This year’s theme captures the vibrant life of the women activists whose passion and
commitment have won women’s rights over the generations, and successfully brought change.
We celebrate an unprecedented global movement for women’s rights, equality, safety and
justice, recognizing the tireless work of activists who have been central to this global push for
gender equality.
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