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DESA & OSAA lead UN efforts to address job creation – in Africa

Monday, 13 April 2015

New York - OSAA

On 31 March the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) met to address the issues of under- and unemployment in Africa during a session, “At work in Africa” as part of the “ECOSOC Integration Summit: Achieving sustainable development through employment creation and decent work for all.”

Building Capacity of Women’s Protection Advisers

Wednesday, 01 April 2015

Brindisi | DPKO

More than 30 Women's Protection Advisers from 10 peacekeeping and special political mission attended a workshop in Brindisi. The five-day workshop looked at capacity gaps, best practices and challenges and developed recommendation to strengthen the protection of women and girls from sexual violence in conflict and pot-conflict situation.

UNECE, FAO and UNOG join forces to celebrate the International Day of Forests at the Palais des Nations

Friday, 27 March 2015

Global | Geneva

UN staff, diplomats and citizens of Geneva gathered at the Palais des Nations on 20 March to celebrate the International Day of Forests and take part in a series of events related to Forests for Food and Food for Forests highlighting the linkages between gastronomy, the food and beverage industry, food production, our eating habits and forests.