Tag: UN

News, World News

Vice President Muhammed B.S Jallow Addresses UN Water Conference In New York

THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT THE GAMBIA GOVERNMENT SPOKESPERSON &PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON DIASPORA AFFAIRS STATE HOUSE, BANJUL _________________________ Press Release Dated: 23rd March, 2023 United Nations, New York, USA—His Excellency, the Gambian Vice President, Muhammed B S Jallow, has underscored the importance The Gambia attaches to […]

Human Rights, Migration

UN Human Rights Commission visits Gambia to meet returned migrants, stakeholders

A delegation from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is currently in the Gambia to monitor the human rights situation of Gambian migrants who returned from Libya. The delegation also had direct interaction with recent returnees from Libya to know their experiences, and gaps […]

Women & Children's Affairs

‘Turn the clock forward on women’s rights’: UN chief’s International Women’s Day message

Ahead of International Women’s Day, celebrated on 08 March, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has insisted that the world “cannot emerge from the pandemic with the clock spinning backward on gender equality”. Mr. Guterres highlighted the contribution that women have made to ending the COVID-19 pandemic, hailed the ideas, innovations and […]