Thursday, February 25, 2021
By Neo MathibeThe International Organization for Migration (IOM) held a two-day workshop on rights violations that focused on human trafficking. The workshop, which was held, last week at a local hotel, began on Tuesday.IOM is an intergovernmental organisation that provides services and advice concerning migration to governments and migrants, including internally displaced persons, refugees, and migrant workers. In September 2016,...
By Kefiloe Kajane The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the African Union this week launched a report called Leaving no one behind: A Regional Outlook on Gender and Agrifood Systems, which says agrifood systems cannot be transformed unless there is gender equality. The report was launched by FAO director-general QU...
By Neo Mathibe United Nations (UN) Lesotho and the Youth Programmes at the South African Institute of International Affairs (Youth@SAIIA) will host a virtual Model United Nations (MUN) conference in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the UN today. The virtual MUN conference will consist of students and youth leaders from...
By Neo Kolane In a bid to intensify efforts towards HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) prevention as well as unwanted pregnancies among risk populations such as migrants and youth, UNFPA and LPPA have initiated a project named ‘Along The Borders’ at Lesotho’s three busiest borders of Maputsoe, Maseru and...
The plight of the girl child took centre stage as Lesotho and the rest of the world celebrated the International Day of the Girl Child on Sunday, with a commitment to listening to and lifting up girls’ voices. The executive director of United Nations Population Fund UNFPA) Dr Natalia Kanem...