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Remember Slavery: UN chief calls for continued struggle to ensure dignity and justice for all

UN News – Commemorating the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the United Nations Secretary-General on Monday said that while the  abhorrent

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UN Commission delivers a blueprint to ensure the rights and development of rural women and girls

UNNEWS – The United Nations’ largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s rights wrapped up Friday in New York with the strong commitment by its Member States to achieving

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On Day of Remembrance, UN says history of slave trade can help combat social injustice

UN News Service, 23 August 2017 – Remembering the universal demand for freedom that led to the 1791 insurrection by slaves in what is now Haiti, the head of the

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UN: More than 7 Million Children Displaced in West, Central Africa Every Year

VOA NEWS – More than 7 million children in West and Central Africa are displaced every year, the United Nations children’s agency said in a report released Wednesday. Lack of

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UN demands electoral timetable for troubled DR Congo

Kinshasa (AFP) – The United Nations on Saturday called on the Democratic Republic of Congo to publish a timetable for elections which are due by the end of the year.