Ban Ki-moon will host a Climate Summit in September to mobilize political will and spark a race to the top in climate action. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon will host the Climate Summit in September 2014 as an integral part of his strategy to engage leaders and advance climate action and ambition, drawing on his global convening power and harnessing the full strength of the UN system, working in partnership with all sectors of society. Continue reading
UNIC Canberra represented the Department of Public Information at the 2014 Pacific Regional Seminar of the Special Committee on Decolonisation in Nadi, Fiji from 21 to 23 of May. Continue reading
UNIC Canberra launched the Millennium Development Goals Report 2014 in partnership with the Asia Pacific College of Diplomacy at the Australian National University (ANU) and the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) on the 14th of July at the Hedley Bull Centre in Canberra. Continue reading
Governments, business leaders and civil society to advance action for Small Island Developing States at UN global gathering in Apia, Samoa Continue reading
A speech delivered by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, Helen Clark to Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia at 3:40pm on the 22nd of July 2014.
A speech delivered by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, Helen Clark at the 20th International AIDS Conference at 1pm on the 22nd of July 2014. Continue reading
The UNICEF Pacific Island Countries Office Calendar Art Competition for 6-13 year olds is now open. Children are invited to draw or paint in relation to one of the themes on the “Rights of a Child” for their chance to win great prizes with winning artworks to be featured in our 2015 Calendar. Continue reading
The International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2014, is being held in Melbourne, Australia, from July 20-25 as the world’s largest gathering of HIV researchers, policymakers, activists and people living with HIV.
A new report by UNAIDS shows that 19 million of the 35 million people living with HIV globally do not know their HIV-positive status. “Whether you live or die should not depend on access to an HIV test,” said Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS. Continue reading
The fifth annual PNG Human Rights Film Festival is calling all filmmakers to apply to be included in the country’s largest human rights-based arts event. Continue reading