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Naledi Pandor To Address ‘Terrible’ Gender-Based Violence At UN General Assembly

Naledi Pandor To Address ‘Terrible’ Gender-Based Violence At UN General Assembly

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor says gender equality and gender-based violence are some of the issues she will be addressing in the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York this week. Pandor landed in New York on Sunday, where she is leading the South African delegation to the 74th Session of UNGA. The […]

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Bolivia Elected To U.N. Security Council For 2017-18

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Bolivia Elected To U.N. Security Council For 2017-18

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia and Bolivia were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday for 2017-18, but further voting was due to take place to decide the final seat with Italy and the Netherlands almost locked in a tie. After three rounds of voting by the 193-member U.N. General Assembly, The Netherlands had 96 […]

The Convention On The Rights Of The Child

The Convention On The Rights Of The Child

More than 300 children from all parts of Kenya celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child with a ‘Run for our Rights’, joined by Beijing Special Olympics Gold Medalist Henry Kirwa (centre left). In November 1989, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the […]