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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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SYRIAN CRISIS UNITED NATIONS RESPOSE

A Weekly Update from the UN Department of Public Information                       No. 226/20 December 2017

UN Envoy briefs Security Council on conclusion of eighth round of intra-Syrian talks

Staffan de Mistura, the Special Envoy for Syria, briefed the Security Council on 19 December on the conclusion of the eighth round of intra-Syrian talks in Geneva.  He noted the Syrian Government’s refusal to meet directly with the opposition until the Riyadh 2 declaration was withdrawn. The Special Envoy said that the time has come for the UN to provide specific elaboration on the constitutional and electoral baskets. Mr. de Mistura proposed a series of next steps, which he said come from his intense engagement with the parties to implement resolution 2254 (2015).

www.un.org/press/en/2017/db171219.doc.htm

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Syrian Crisis-United Nations Response

A Weekly Update from the UN Department of Public Information                   No. 225/13 December 2017

UN and partners launch humanitarian appeal to help five million Syrian refugees

UN agencies and partners launched on 12 December a USD 4.4 billion humanitarian appeal to support more than 5 million Syrian refugees and communities hosting them in neighboring countries. Speaking to reporters in Geneva, UN Refugee agency (UNHCR), Bureau Director for the Middle East and North Africa Amin Awad said that the crisis in Syria had forced 5.3 million people to flee the country and displaced a further 7 million. In addition, more than 500,000 people had been killed and another 10 million had been cut off from services and were in need of aid. The 2018 Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan for Syria, is designed to support Syrian refugees in Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon and Egypt, Continue reading

Interview with UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe

Interview with the Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibe on the state of the Worlds HIV/AIDS Epidemic during his visit recently to Tanzania.

Questions by Stella Vuzo, UNIC Dar es Salaam: What brings you to Tanzania this time around?

Executive Director, Michel Sidibe: “I think we have to come to Tanzania, Tanzania has always been known as a country for inclusiveness. So, Tanzania has been demonstrating over the years that in the rotation in terms of change in policies and orders they have been promoting stability.
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Least Developed Countries urged to focus on Transformative Energy access

The Least Developed Countries report was jointly launched on the 24th of November, 2017 at the One UN conference Hall in Dar es salaam, Tanzania by the Ambassador of Belgium, H. E. Paul Cartier, The UN Resident Coordinator, Alvaro Rodriguez and Dr. Giovanni Valensisi a senior Economist from The UN Conference on Trade and Development-UNCTAD Headquarters in Geneva. Continue reading

Tanzanian UN Peacekeeper Killed in Congo DRC


NEW YORK, 18 September, 2017-The Secretary-General condemns the killing of a Tanzanian peacekeeper serving with the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) on 17 September in Mamundioma, in North Kivu province, following a clash with suspected members of an armed group, the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). Another peacekeeper was also injured during the incident.

The Secretary-General offers his condolences to the friends and families of the deceased and to the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania. He wishes a speedy recovery to the injured and urges the authorities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to swiftly investigate this incident and bring the perpetrators to justice.

The Secretary-General calls on all armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to cease violence and to avoid a further deterioration of the security situation in the country.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.