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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION  -13 October 2019

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION -13 October 2019

Throughout my life, I have visited many communities affected by extreme weather events and other natural hazards. From the South Pacific to Mozambique to the Caribbean....more
THE SECRETARY GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

THE SECRETARY GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

10 October 2019Every 40 seconds, someone makes the tragic decision that life is no longer worth living. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young pe....more
IFAD opens regional office in Egypt, providing rural development support to seven countries in the region

IFAD opens regional office in Egypt, providing rural development support to seven countries in the region

Cairo, 7 October 2019 – The United Nations' International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) opened a regional office in Cairo today that will serve as a strategic rural deve....more
THE SECRETARY- GENERAL -- MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NON-VIOLENCE

THE SECRETARY- GENERAL -- MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NON-VIOLENCE

2 October 2019 This International Day of Non-Violence marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, the renowned global icon of peace. His vision continu....more
The Launch of the Third Phase of “Awladna” National Campaign to End Violence Against Children

The Launch of the Third Phase of “Awladna” National Campaign to End Violence Against Children

CAIRO, 29 September 2019 – Today, under the auspices of the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM) the third phase of the National Campaign “Awladna” to protect child....more
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