Statement of the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Sierra Leone, regarding violent incidents, which occurred on 29 April 2020 in the Central Correctional Facility at Pademba Road in Freetown.Continue reading Statement of the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Sierra Leone, regarding violent incidents, which occurred on 29 April 2020 in the Central Correctional Facility at Pademba Road in Freetown
Our world faces a common enemy: COVID-19.
The virus does not care about nationality or ethnicity, faction or faith. It attacks all, relentlessly.
Meanwhile, armed conflict rages on around the world.
The most vulnerable — women and children, people with disabilities, the marginalized and the displaced — pay the highest price.Continue reading THE SECRETARY-GENERAL – APPEAL FOR GLOBAL CEASE-FIRE
This year we mark International Day of Peace as we prepare to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This foundational document is a reminder that peace takes root when people are free from hunger, poverty and oppression and can thrive and prosper. With the Universal Declaration of Human Rights asContinue reading The Secretary-General’s Message for the International Day of Peace
Certain events in our lives are so momentous that we shall always remember where we were and what we did when those events occurred. Many of us will surely remember where we were in the early hours of 14 August 2017, when we received the news of the mudslide in Regent. It turned out toContinue reading The UN Resident Coordinator’s speech on the anniversary of the Landslide and Flood Disaster – 14 August 2018 in Regent, Freetown