The United Nations human rights office today condemned the killing of Kenyan human rights lawyer Willie Kimani, his client JosphatMwenda, and their taxi driver, Joseph Muiruri, on 23 June, […]
New Hip Hop music video highlights Sustainable Development Goals and marks 100 Day countdown to the International Day of PeaceGuru Maajabu
A new hip-hop music video, entitled “Sustainable Development Goals: Improve Life All Around The Globe”, was launched by the United Nations on 13 June 2016 to mark the 100 […]
UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson joined by the Kenya Foreign Affairs Cabinet secretary and other UN Senior officials officially launched the first ever Sustainable Development Goals ( SDGs) […]
Following the nomination by the United Nations Secretary-General, the General Assembly today elected Erik Solheim of Norway as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for a […]
In an extraordinary show of support for the Paris climate agreement adopted last December, 175 countries signed the Paris Agreement at a ceremony at UN Headquarters today that far […]
In an effort to drum up support leading the 22 April Paris Agreement signing event in New York, UNIC Nairobi went on a clarion for action to raise awareness […]
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 […]