South Africa to contribute to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

South Africa’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) will soon be deposited with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This as Cabinet approved the revised NDC, the Climate Bill and SA’s negotiating position for COP26. The NDC represents South Africa’s contribution to global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change. […]

UNDP, Nigeria to create 20 000 jobs

The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, the European Union and the Federal Government of Nigeria has commenced the Nigeria Jubilee Program, NJFP, process to provide 20,000 jobs for young Nigerian graduates. The programme which was launched by President Muhammadu Buhari on the 2nd of September opened its portal today 6th September, calling on young Nigerians to log […]

UK PM’s call with UN SG on Afghanistan

A UK government’s press release says that the UK Prime Minister spoke to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres again today about the situation in Afghanistan. He stressed that the UN must be central to both the humanitarian response to the situation in Afghanistan and international negotiations over the future of the country, and pledged the […]

Actions speak louder than words, UN says as Taliban announces amnesty

The Taliban declared an “amnesty” across Afghanistan and urged women to join its government Tuesday, trying to calm nerves across a tense capital city that only the day before saw chaos at its airport as people tried to flee. The statement by Enamullah Samangani, a member of the Taliban’s cultural commission, represents the first comments […]

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