Author Archives: United Nations

Harare youth in sports tournament for peace

Harare – UNIC Harare, the Committee on Dialogue among Religions to Promote Peace and the Zimbabwe United Nations Association (ZUNA) commemorated the International Day of Peace. The commemoration involved two activities. The first was a sports tournament entitled “Sports for Peace” which involved 11 schools affiliated to the Zimbabwe United Nations Association. These schools competed in the following disciplines: athletics, basketball, soccer and volleyball. The three winning teams were given prizes that included publications of the United Nations.

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Renowned African musicians join the UN in a song to end poverty by 2015

8 Goals for Africa music video to be screened across South Africa during World Cup

Johannesburg, South Africa – Helen Clark, the chair of the UN Development Group which brings together all UN agencies working in development, today launched 8 Goals for Africa, a campaign song by eight of Africa’s best known musicians, calling for commitment to achieve the Millennium Development Goals – a set of eight internationally-agreed goals designed to reduce poverty, hunger, disease, and maternal and child deaths by 2015.

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UNIC Harare Commemorates the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2010

Harare – UNIC Harare, the Ministry of Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs, Ministry of Media, Information and Publicity, Zimbabwe Youth Council, (the umbrella body for out-of-school youth organizations), Zimbabwe United Nations Association (ZUNA) representing in-school youth, students and various organizations came together on 24 March, 2010 to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination at Prince Edward High School in Harare. Continue reading