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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…
Written on: Monday, 30 April 2018 Published in Newsletter
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 and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). At the meeting an overview was given of the results of the 2017 joint efforts of the Government/UN across the four (4) pillars of the CIP: An Inclusive, Equitable, and Prosperous Guyana; A Safe, Cohesive and Just Guyana; A Healthy Guyana and a…