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UN to Raise Funds for Zim’s Development

The United Nations (UN) plans to raise $1.6 billion from donors to improve agriculture, food security, health and governance in Zimbabwe between the years 2016-2020.
 
According to a UN resident coordinator in Zimbabwe, Bishow Palajuli, the global agency had raised US$1.64 billion for its Zimbabwe United Nations Development Assistance Framework (ZUNDAF), which started in 2012 and ends this year and is now seeking to do the same for the next four year period.
 

UNICEF: Senior Procurement Assistant

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF strives to establish children's rights as enduring ethical principles and international standards of behaviour and action towards children.

United Nations Children’s Fund: Accounting / Finance Assistant

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF strives to establish children's rights as enduring ethical principles and international standards of behaviour and action towards children.

UNICEF seeks to appoint an Accounting/Finance Assistant, based in Pretoria. (job ref: GS5)

UNICEF: Supply and Logistics Assistant

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF strives to establish children's rights as enduring ethical principles and international standards of behaviour and action towards children.

UNICEF: Programme Assistant – Communication

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF strives to establish children's rights as enduring ethical principles and international standards of behaviour and action towards children.

UNICEF: Senior Programme Assistant - Education

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF strives to establish children's rights as enduring ethical principles and international standards of behaviour and action towards children.

UNICEF: Executive Assistant

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, it strives to establish children's rights as enduring ethical principles and international standards of behaviour and action towards children.

Annan’s Book Focuses on UN Experiences

Former United Nations (UN) secretary-general, Kofi Annan, says his new memoir came about because he was witness to some of the major events of our time - from the collapse of the Cold War to the Rwandan genocide.

Speaking about his book, 'Interventions: A Life in War and Peace', Annan talks about the shifting sands at the UN during his tenure, his experiences growing up in Ghana and the perspectives of how those early years in Africa's struggle for independence would shape his later years as a diplomat at the highest levels.

UN Women: Consultant to Review the 2012 UN Trust Fund Call for Proposals

The UN Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women (“UN Trust Fund”) was established through UN General Assembly Resolution 50/166 in 1996 UN Women as its Administrator on behalf of the UN system. The UN Trust Fund is a leading global multi-lateral mechanism supporting national efforts to end one of the most widespread human rights violations in the world.

Does the United Nations Have A Future?

Is the United Nations (UN) outdated, an anachronistic bureaucratic beast that fails to reflect today’s geo-political realities? The simple answer is yes, and with this comes the question of its viability in today’s world. Every September the world’s leaders gather for the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York.

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