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Statement by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on the Passing of Kofi Annan

“The world lost Kofi Annan today, a trail blazer for peace, freedom and for democracy, a voice of global moral…

Kofi Annan is dead

“Kofi Annan died Saturday after a short illness at the age of 80” https://allafrica.com/stories/201808180056.html You may also be interested in:…

UN delays drawdown of Somalia peacekeeping force

“The UN Security Council on Monday delayed a plan to draw down the peacekeeping mission in Somalia after finding that…

UN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE PUBLISHES FINDINGS ON BAHRAIN, ALGERIA, THE GAMBIA, LIBERIA, LITHUANIA, AND LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC

The Committee will also adopt lists of issues on the following States parties: Mauritania, Tajikistan, Trinidad and Tobago, Equatorial Guinea,…

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (UNDP) AND JAPAN FLAG OF DISTRIBUTION OF AGRICULTURAL INPUTS AND SOLAR LANTERNS IN SONG LGA, ADAMAWA STATE

In 2018, Japan is providing USD 2.5million which will facilitate implementation of initiatives to support 2,200 farmers and 500 small…

2018 U.N. CORRESPONDENTS ASSOCIATION AWARDS FOR BEST JOURNALISTIC COVERAGE OF THE UNITED NATIONS AND U.N. AGENCIES

WINNERS WILL BE HONORED AT GALA EVENT BY THE U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL H.E. ANTÓNIO GUTERRES MID-DECEMBER 2018 (Date TBD)AT CIPRIANI WALL…

GRAIN MARKET PARTICIPANTS HIGHLIGHT THE ROLE OF ENHANCING SUPPLY CHAIN EFFICIENCY AND DATA AVAILABILITY TO IMPROVE FOOD SECURITY IN EGYPT

Egypt is likely to remain the world’s biggest importer of foreign-grown grains for the foreseeable future given the limits to…

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, UN OFFICE ON DRUGS AND CRIME, YURY FEDOTOV: STATEMENT ON NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY 2018

The Nelson Mandela Rules added important safeguards, including an absolute prohibition on torture and ill-treatment a VIENNA, Austria, July 17,…

UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (UNIDO) “FROM SEEDS TO CLOTHING” PROJECT TO LAUNCH TRAINING SERIES ON SUSTAINABLE FASHION DESIGN AND PRODUCT CONCEPTION

raining facilitators include renowned Italian fashion designer Marina Spadafora and Professor Giovanni Maria Conti, Associate Professor at Politecnico University of…

United Nation should fix South Sudan

“The United Nations and the African Union [should] take over the affairs of South Sudan and steer it to prosperity.”…

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