UN officials pick up a gardening trowel on Nelson Mandela Day

By Isseu Diouf Campbell   Following an informal meeting at the United-Nations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was joined by M. John Ashe, President of the 68th session of the General Assembly, Baleka Mbete, Speaker of the National Assembly of South … Read More

United Nations approves construction of permanent memorial for victims of slavery

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Photo: “Viccisitudes” by Jason deCaires Taylor New York, US- The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution approving the construction of a permanent memorial at the UN headquarters in New York, to honour victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave … Read More