UNIPSIL HRS joined the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL), other human rights partners and the global community to celebrate the International Human Rights Day, on 10th December 2011.
UNIPSIL HRS joined partners in commemorating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDD) on 3rd December 2011 and supported the Sierra Leone Union on Disability Issues (SLUDI) in organizing a number of activities in all regions.
KEYNOTE SPEECH BY MR. BERHANEMESKEL NEGA, DEPUTY HEAD OF MISSION AND CHIEF POLITICAL SECTION UNITED NATIONS INTEGRATED PEACEBUILDING OFFICE /UNIPSIL AT THE NATIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE HELD IN BO / SOUTHERN REGION 24 NOVEMBER 2011
Sierra Leone maps out Strategies to implement UPR recommendations at the UPR National Conference Organized by the Human Rights Commission and the Government of Sierra Leone with the support of UNIPSIL Human Rights Section and OHCHR
FREETOWN, 21 November 2011 – The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has donated €500,000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for nutrition assistance to pregnant and nursing women and undernourished children in Sierra Leone.
The Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) with technical and fi-nancial support of WHO and other partners on Thursday 27 October 2011 commenced a two day stakeholders meeting to validate Integrat-ed National Waste Management Policy (INWMP) and Integrated Na-tional Waste Managem
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Corporation, in collaboration with the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Justice and with technical support from UNIPSIL, organized a two days training workshop in human rights treaty reporting for ministerial focal pe
The World Bank called Thursday from the London Stock Exchange (LSE) for investors worldwide to invest in Africa and its budding capital markets."Africa has taught the world a lesson in macroeconomic reform and stability," she told an African Investment Summit hosted by the LSE.
The World Bank has warned rich countries against considering cuts to development assistance at a time of growing fears over a potential global recession. "The temptation is great when a crisis looms – as it does now – for rich countries to slash development assistance.