29 October 2010
Children participate in a painting contest
On 24 October, an official event was organized at the Headquarters of Khartoum State Government. The event was addressed by the SRSG Mr. Haile Menkerios who read the Secretary General's message on the occasion, the Wali of Khartoum State, the Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the President of the United Nations Association.
DSRSG Mr. Georg Charpentier and considerable Heads or representatives of diplomatic missions attended the event. Before the speeches, the SRSG, the Wali and the Under-Secretary of MOFA raised the flags of the UN, Khartoum State and Sudan respectively.
On Friday 29 October 2010, a public event was organized on the occasion under the auspices of Commissioner of Khartoum North Locality, Eng. Mohamed Mekki at Bait Al-Finoun, a very well reputed art centre at Khartoum North. The event was attended by a large number of UN staff and members of the United National Association.
UN Day concert
Among the audience were the Commissioner of Khartoum North, the UNICEF Representative Mr. Nils Kastberg, Sudan Ambassador to Washington Dr. Akej Koj, SPLM Deputy Secretary General Yasir Arman and representatives from the Sudanese Women Union.