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Voices of Hunger - a new metric system to measure hunger and food insecurity

Voices of Hunger - a new metric system to measure hunger and food insecurity

A new metric system for monitoring hunger and food insecurity was recently presented by FAO at the UN Statistical in New York earlier this month. A packed audience of member countries and UN system representatives as well as delegates from interested organizations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was told by Pietro Gennari, Direc...

Dialogue on Employment

Materials from National Dialogue on Employment in Mozambique

Materials from National Dialogue on Employment in Mozambique

Here you will find material and presentations from the two days Conference on Employment, 27-28 March, in Maputo. The summary and final report will be posted here as soon as it is available.

Summary from the Diálogo Nacional sobre o Emprego em Mozambique

Diálogo Nacional sobre o Emprego em Mozambique

Minister for Labour, Ms. Helena Taipo said in her closing remarks that she felt the Diálogo Nacional sobre o Emprego em Mozambique had yielded fruitful conversation on the important topic of employment. Speaking to attendants, the Minister reaffirmed the government’s commitment to a “balanced Mozambique, in particular, balance in the distribu...

Diálogo Nacional Sobre o Emprego em Moçambique

Diálogo Nacional Sobre o Emprego em Moçambique

“Growth [is] becoming more inclusive, providing facilities so that all people of Mozambique are able to be real players in the economic life of our country” President Guebuza told attendants of the Diálogo Nacional Sobre o Emprego em Moçambique which opened yesterday and will continue today. His Excellency stressed that this event will...

Message from the Secretary-General for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Nelson Mandela

This year, the world commemorates the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination for the first time following the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela.

Message from the Secretary-General for the International Day of Forests

Message from the Secretary-General for the International Day of Forests

Forests are the lungs of our planet. They cover one-third of all land area, and are home to 80 per cent of terrestrial biodiversity. They are crucial for addressing a multitude of sustainable development imperatives, from poverty eradication to food security, from mitigating and adapting to climate change to reducing disaster risk.

UN vehicles in Maputo en route to Mali, says UN source

UN vehicles in Maputo en route to Mali, says UN source

Maputo, 19 March 2014 - The United Nations confirms that the UN-labeled Armored Personnel Carriers seen in Maputo yesterday, are enroute to the UN Peacekeeping mission in Mali.

Message from the Secretary-General for the International Day Of Happiness

International Day Of Happiness

New York, 20 March 2014 - The twin concepts of happiness and well-being increasingly feature in international discussions of sustainable development and the future we want.

Message from the Secretary-General for the International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

8 March 2014 - This International Women’s Day, we are highlighting the importance of achieving equality for women and girls not simply because it is a matter of fairness and fundamental human rights, but because progress in so many other areas depends on it.

As Nações Unidas em Moçambique notam com agrado que as negociações entre o Governo e a Renamo retomaram

30 Janeiro - As Nações Unidas em Moçambique notam com agrado que as negociações entre o Governo e a Renamo retomaram em 27 de Janeiro, após meses de interrupção e situações de violência armada.

Message from the Secretary-General for the Human Rights Day

10 December 2013 - Human Rights Day marks the anniversary of the adoption by the General Assembly of the landmark Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year’s observance also marks 20 years since a bold step forward in the struggle to make rights a reality for all: the adoption by the World Conference on Human Rights of the Vienn...

Secretary-General statement on the death of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

NEW YORK, 5 December 2013 - Nelson Mandela was a singular figure on the global stage -- a man of quiet dignity and towering achievement, a giant for justice and a down-to-earth human inspiration.

I am profoundly saddened by his passing. On behalf of the United Nations, I extend my deepest condolences to the people of South Afric...

 

Video: Diálogo Nacional sobre Emprego - 2014

DATELINE: March 2014
LOCATION: Maputo Province, Mozambique
SOURCE: UNITED NATIONS

 

Video: Floods in Mozambique - 2013

Floods in Mozambique - click to play

DATELINE: 25 – 27 January 2013
LOCATION: Gaza Province, Mozambique
SOURCE: UNITED NATIONS /UNICEF
PRODUCER: Suzanne Beukes

   

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Dialogue on Employment

Materials from National Dialogue on Employment in Mozambique

Materials from National Dialogue on Employment in Mozambique

Here you will find material and presentations from the two days Conference on Employment, 27-28 March, in Maputo. The summary and final report will be posted here as soon as it is available.

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