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I am honoured to represent the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in this important event convened by the Guyana Committee on the International Decade for People of African Descent on “Where we are, where we ought to be, how we get there by 2024. I also wish to convey the greetings, thanks and the appreciation of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein to the Government of Guyana, the organizers and distinct participants of the Summit. The United Nations the High Commissioner for Human Rights - the coordinator of the Decade - is…
GENEVA, 1 March 2018—Discrimination is often based on misinformation or fear of the unknown. By reflecting on people in everyday situations, on Zero Discrimination Day, 1 March, UNAIDS is challenging people to recognize where everyday discrimination takes place and to take action to stop it. This year’s Zero Discrimination Day campaign invites people to ask themselves “What if …” and to reflect upon their own actions. What if the person you bought your vegetables from was living with HIV? Would you buy tomatoes from him? What if your neighbour had tuberculosis? Would you stop to chat? Allowing discrimination to continue…
Guyana’s Green State Development Strategy is meant to be a national development plan, providing long-term vision and guidance for Guyana's economic, social and environmental development Regional Director of UN Environment’s Latin America and Caribbean Office Mr. Leo Heileman said that the “launching of the Inter-Ministerial and Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee showed the commitment of the Guyanese.” As Bartica undergoes transformation to a model green town, Mr. Heileman noted that once fully realized, the town can be an example for the rest of the country. 25 January 2018, Guyana – Guyana formally launched its Inter-Ministerial and Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee of the Green State…