In 1994, more than 800,000 people were systematically murdered throughout Rwanda. The vast majority were Tutsi, but moderate Hutu, Twa and others were also targeted.
The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari said implementation of a clean-up recommendation from UNEP has given hope to people of Niger Delta whose land has […]
UN Secretary-General message on the International Day Of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave TradeGuru Maajabu
Each year on this day, the United Nations honours the memory of millions of Africans forcibly removed from their families and homelands over hundreds of years.
The International Day of […]
“From the Glass Ceiling to a Carpet of Shards”
As a boy growing up in post-war Korea, I remember asking about a tradition I observed: women going into labour would […]
‘Not Enough to know what we stand for, we must know what we stand against’ – Israel Ambassador at the Holocaust MemorialGuru Maajabu
UNIC Nairobi in partnership with the Israeli Embassy in Kenya brought together 300 students from 15 Kenyan Universities to commemorate the 2016 International Holocaust Remembrance Day, at the United […]
Children’s rights in Kenya will be reviewed by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on 21 January in sessions that will be webcast live. Kenya […]
United Nations Office in Nairobi has become a “must visit” for all dignitaries visiting Kenya, helping raise the profile of one of and the only UN HQ in the […]
On 15 December, the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, visited the UN HQ in Nairobi on the eve of Liberia’s entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) – […]
The United Nations Visitors’ Service in Nairobi received a shot in the arm following the completion of an induction course for six newly recruited tour guides. The new staff […]
On 3 December, UNIC Nairobi organized a Palestinian cultural event in cooperation with the Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the UN and the Arab League as part of […]