UNESB and the RSCE Celebrate U.N. Day
Entebbe, UGANDA (Oct. 24, 2018) – RSCE and U.N. Entebbe Support Base joined the rest of the world in celebrating the U.N. Day. 73 Years since the U.N. Charter entered into force in 1945, the United Nations has changed millions of peoples lives for the better.
While addressing UNESB staff and other U.N. colleagues at the U.N. base in Entebbe, Mr. Paulin Djomo RSCE Chief said; “With the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and now the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), our organization has demonstrated that if we stand united, we can move mountains, from halving extreme poverty, to achieving universal primary education and significantly reducing child mortality”.
In his e-mail broadcast to staff, Mr. Djomo also had this to say; As we celebrate the U.N. Day today 24 October, I want you to reflect on your contribution to making this world a better place, one day at a time. Through your devoted work here at the RSCE and the U.N. Entebbe Support Base, serving our clients and missions who often find themselves in challenging circumstances. Through the kind support you lend to a colleague, a family member, a friend or a stranger, through the inspiring volunteer activities, you perform in your community.
He further elaborated that October 24, is the day for celebrating victory for the many years U.N. has spent in supporting peace & security in the world. While reminiscing about the years he has spent in serving with different missions in different nations, Mr. Djomo said RSCE’s vision and goal is supporting peace in Africa.
In addition to UNESB & RSCE staff other U.N. staff in attendance included Mr. Sory Sangare, the Chief of Mission Support for Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary General in Burundi (OSESG-Burundi) and Ms. Marion Biermans the Programme Manager for senior women talent Pipeline in the Department of Field Support.