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First Results Groups meeting of 2018 held

First Results Groups meeting of 2018 held

22 March, 2018 saw the first meeting for the year of the four (4) Results Groups that have responsibility to support implementation of the Government – United Nations (UN’s) Country Implementation Plan (CIP). The CIP is the Government - UN’s national implementation framework to contribute to Guyana's efforts to localise...

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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

New Policy introduced to allow teen moms back in school

New Policy introduced to allow teen moms back in school

The policy manual was handed over on Monday by officials from the Ministry of Education and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).  A new policy has been put in place to ensure teenage mothers have the opportunity to go back to school while receiving support at home and from their community. The...

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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

Countries back ‘ambitious and comprehensive’ reform of UN development system

Countries back ‘ambitious and comprehensive’ reform of UN development system

The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday gave the green light to a bold new plan to make sustainable development a reality, described by UN chief António Guterres as “the most ambitious and comprehensive transformation of the UN development system in decades.” The UN Secretary-General said the reform package paved the way for...

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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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