UN chief promotes education, gender empowerment during Mozambique visit
May 21, 2013
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today commended the Government and people of Mozambique for steady progress in political development, but urged greater efforts to overcome human rights challenges, including discrimination and violence against women, through education and awareness-raising.
Poorest in Mozambique may be left out of economic upturn, UN expert warns
Apr 16, 2013
A United Nations independent expert today urged the Government of Mozambique to urgently address the needs of the poorest and most marginalized in society warning that they risk being left behind as the country enters unprecedented economic growth with extractive industries vying to invest in its natural rich resources.
Mozambique must not lose momentum in the fight against poverty, says UN rights expert
Apr 16, 2013
“There is a risk that those living in poverty in Mozambique will be left behind as the country enters a period of unprecedented economic growth, with extractive industries vying to invest in the country’s natural rich resources,” warned today United Nations rights expert Magdalena Sepúlveda, and called on the Government to urgently address the needs of the poorest and most marginalized in society.
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