Tag: UN

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 […]

Human Rights, Politics

Gambia gains Membership in UN Commission on Population and Development

PRESS RELEASE: Washington, D.C. 19 April 2022: In furtherance of the Government of The Gambia’s continued commitment to establishing excellent working relations with its bilateral and multilateral partners, the Permanent Mission of The Gambia to the United Nations in New York is happy to report that it recently got The […]