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  • UN with EU, Germany, Canada and Sweden support scales up cash-based food assistance to reach 142 000 people in Swaziland

    Jun 16, 2017

    UN with EU, Germany, Canada and Sweden support scales up cash-based food assistance to reach 142 000 people in Swaziland

    As part of the overall national emergency response to the El Niño-induced drought, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) scaled up its cash-based interventions to reach 142,000 food insecure people in 2017 from the 30,000 assisted in 2016.

  • UN Swaziland Family pays tribute to UNFPA Executive Director

    Jun 7, 2017

    UN Swaziland Family pays tribute to UNFPA Executive Director

    In honor of the late UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin’ s legacy, the UN family in Swaziland joined the rest of the world on the 07th of June 2017 to pay tribute to his lifelong service dedicated to safeguarding the human rights and dignity of everyone.

  • Secretary-General's Statement on the death of UNFPA Executive Director

    Jun 6, 2017

    Secretary-General's Statement on the death of UNFPA Executive Director

    I am profoundly saddened by the sudden passing of my good colleague and friend, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin. I offer sincere condolences to his family, to the staff of UNFPA, to the Government and people of Nigeria, and to all those around the world touched by this loss.

  • 2017 MTN Bushfire Festival lights SDGs fire

    May 29, 2017

    2017 MTN Bushfire Festival lights SDGs fire

    Swaziland’s internationally acclaimed music and arts festival, MTN Bushfire Festival held in May 26th-28th, provided a global platform for the UN Country Team to create awareness, educate and set off a public discussion on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) using the tagline, “Sustain your fire.”

  • Depression, Let's talk

    Apr 10, 2017

    Depression, Let's talk

    In line with the 2017 World Health Day theme, “Depression, Let’s talk”, the Government and various stakeholders convened at Happy Valley Hotel on Friday, 7th April to "talk" about depression with the aim of finding solutions to the life-threatening, yet preventable condition.

  • Secretary General's Message on International Women’s Day

    Mar 8, 2017

    Secretary General's Message on International Women’s Day

    Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are being reduced, restricted and reversed.