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– Guyanese in the diaspora expected to return, new migrants likely WITH the introduction of the oil and gas industry, Guyanese living abroad are expected to return and new migrants might seek opportunities in the country. As such, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will be looking for ways to help the government manage migration. “People are coming and there will be returning Guyanese who are looking for opportunities and taking advantage of an improved economic situation, so we would like to continue to work with the Government of Guyana to look at how we can manage migration and integrate…
United Nations Secretary-General presents his report on HIV as United Nations General Assembly meets to review progress towards ending AIDS NEW YORK/GENEVA, 13 June 2018—At the halfway point to the 2020 Fast-Track Targets agreed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2016, United Nations Member States have come together to review progress in responding to HIV. Gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, United States of America, Member States presented the progress and challenges in their countries and heard from the United Nations Secretary-General, who presented his report on the global response to HIV. The President of the General Assembly…
Geneva, Switzerland, 6 June 2018 – The United Nations Information Service in Geneva and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights are teaming up with Spanish artist Cristóbal Gabarrón and the Gabarrón Foundation to launch an international drawing contest urging young people to reflect on the importance of human rights. The “Kids for human rights” international drawing competition invites young people aged 10 to 14 to produce creative artwork based on three possible themes: the human right they feel strongly about defending; a person they admire for his or her efforts in defending or promoting human rights; and…