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World AIDS Day 2017

World AIDS Day 2017

In observance of World AIDS Day 2017, under the theme – Right to Health - the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) collaborated with government and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to host three (3) activities: the annual Awareness Walk and Inter-Faith Service, the annual dramatic production – Flame and the...

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Publications

World Migration Report 2018

World Migration Report 2018

Description:  Since 2000, IOM has been producing world migration reports. This World Migration Report 2018, the ninth in the world migration report series, has been produced to contribute to increased understanding of migration throughout the world. It presents key data and information on migration as well as thematic chapters on highly topical migration...

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Messages from the Secretary-General

Message on International Women's Day

New York, 8 March 2018 We are at a pivotal moment for women’s rights. The historical and structural inequalities that have allowed oppression and discrimination to flourish are being exposed like never before. From Latin America to Europe to Asia, on social media, on film sets, on the factory floor and...

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Messages from the Resident Coordinator

Remarks at the British High Commission’s event marking the UK National Action Plan for Women, Peace and Security and International Women’s Day

7 March 2018 The UN Security Council adopted resolution (S/RES/1325) on women and peace and security on 31 October 2000. Resolution 1325 calls for increased participation of women and gender perspectives in all United Nations peace and security efforts. It also calls on all parties to conflict to take special measures...

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News

Integration and Alignment of the Sustainable Development Goals Pivotal to the Development of Guyana’s Green State Development Strategy

Integration and Alignment of the Sustainable Development Goals Pivotal to the Development of Guyana’s Green State Development Strategy

As the Government of Guyana moves ahead with the preparation of the Green State Development Strategy (GSDS), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are providing technical support to align and mainstream the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into the GSDS.  To this end, a workshop organized...

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Press Releases

Study takes stock of the governance strategies to address food insecurity in the Region

Santiago, Chile, 26 July 2017 - According to a new FAO study, significant progress has been made with regard to inter-agency coordination, along with inter-ministerial planning capacity and implementation, in terms of governance of food security policies in Latin American countries. In addition, it was noted that the efficient use...

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Announcements

UN Media Toolkit

UN Media Toolkit

UN Media Toolkit

WHO WE ARE The United Nations (UN) is an international organization founded in 1945. After the Second World War 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights. PURPOSE OF THE UN The United Nations has four (4)...

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