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Russell Williams   How are we to avoid new disparities in the development of knowledge societies? How are we to ensure that everybody can enjoy freedom of expression through the Internet and new media? How are we to ensure principles of mutual respect and the observance of human rights on-line? […]

UNESCO St. Kitts-Nevis To Host Regional Workshop on Ethical Use ...


THE SECRETARY-GENERAL –MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOUTH 12 August 2015 Youth Civic Engagement Emerging threats, violent extremism, shifting political conditions, economic turmoil and social transformations are combining to heighten the challenges facing the world’s young people. No one knows better than them the issues at stake or the […]

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOUTH


Sir Ronald Sanders   Questioning the relevance and value of the Commonwealth of Nations is nothing new – for such has occurred ever since the modern Commonwealth was created in 1949. However, doubts have intensified in recent time about the voluntary association of now 53 countries. Claims are repeatedly made […]

The Commonwealth’s Future – Part 1



    On the occasion of the first Labour Day celebrations in St. Kitts and Nevis with a Government of National Unity in place, Prime Minister Dr. the Hon.Timothy Harris has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to improving the lives of workers and their families.

PM Harris Commits To Making Life Better For Workers


Message for World Press Freedom Day The United Nations today commemorated World Press Freedom Day 2015 with a moment of silence for journalists killed in the line of duty, and drew attention to the need for greater gender equality in the media and the safety of journalists in the digital […]

Towards Better Reporting, Gender Equality and Media Safety in the ...


PRESS RELEASE Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 03, 2015 (SKNIS):   Members of the global advocacy group Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) and local educators are meeting to discuss the introduction of human rights awareness training in school curricula across the nation. Mary Shuttleworth Founder and President of YHRI has […]

HUMAN RIGHTS AWARENESS TO BE INTRODUCED IN THE FEDERATION’S SCHOOLS



PRESS RELEASE On World AIDS Day, Secretary-General Calls on World Leaders to Unite in Common Cause to End Epidemic by 2030 SECRETARY-GENERAL PRESS RELEASE On this World AIDS Day, I welcome the tremendous progress the world is making in responding to the AIDS epidemic. This year, world leaders made a […]

On World AIDS Day, Secretary-General Calls on World Leaders to ...


PRESS RELEASE PHOTO COMPETITION Saturday, 30 August 2014. Port-of-Spain. – The United Nations will launch a Caribbean SIDS (Small Island Developing States) photography competition. The UN Photo Competition for Caribbean SIDS will seek to raise awareness of the UN values in relation to the importance of sustainable development for the Caribbean […]

PHOTO COMPETITION


25 November 2013 Violence against women and girls directly affects individuals while harming our common humanity. In response to this global challenge, I launched my UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign in 2008. Since then, partners around the world have joined our drive to protect the human rights of […]

MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END ...



18 July 2013 This year’s commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day comes at a moment of deep reflection on the life and work of Madiba, as the universally revered leader remains in the hospital. As we extend our best wishes to President Mandela on his 95th birthday, let us also […]

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY


In an elegant prize-giving awards ceremony held at the Ocean Terrace Inn on Thursday, October 4th, the winners of the UNAIDS-sponsored Equality for ALL Human Rights Campaign Essay Competition in St Kitts-Nevis were rewarded for their efforts. Nearly thirty (30) essays were received from both islands, and these were found […]

WINNERS of HUMAN RIGHTS ESSAY COMPETITION REWARDED


Today is International Day for the Elimination of Racism. In light of recent highly publicised incidents in The USA, France and the continued daily incidents in towns and cities worldwide, we at Kittivisian Life presents the message from the Secretary General Ban Ki Moon to remind us that we individually […]

INTERNATIONAL ANTI-RACISM DAY