On the 17th and 18th June the Human Rights Section (HRS) of UNIPSIL organized a two day training of trainers for correction officers in Makeni on 'A Human Rights Approach to Prisons Management'.
On the 24 to 27 May 2011 the Second National Consultative Conference for District Human Rights Committees (DHRC) was jointly organized in Bo by the Human Rights Section of UNIPSIL and the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL).
New York, 27 June 2011 - As this year's FIFA Women's World Cup starts in Germany, Brazilian football star, Marta Vieira da Silva, is delivering the message that we all win when women play leading roles not only on the pitch but also in families, schools and the wo
4 July 2011 - Singapore/Geneva - Each year, two million people die from waterborne diseases and billions more suffer illness – most are children under five. But much of this ill-health and suffering are preventable.
Nairobi/Freetown (Sierra Leone) 27 June 2011 - An environmental and public health hazard for the residents of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, has been contained following the successful removal of 93 barrels of toxic waste from a former oil refinery site on the
Freetown, 25th May 2011 — Director General of UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), Kandeh Yumkella, along with a high powered delegation from the Peacebuilding Commission and the UN family in Sierra Leone, has handed over a Palm Oil processing plant and solar-powered Bu