Gender Equality in Emergencies, UN Women

Gender Course Module on Gender Equality in Emergencies Now Available! UN Women Training Centre is pleased to introduce Gender Equality in Emergencies, a new module part of the “I Know Gender” online course. This module, developed in partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP), addresses the importance of promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women during all operations, including humanitarian emergencies. The module Gender Equality in Emergencies, will help learners: … [Read more...]

Liechtenstein: United Nations – more women to serve as mediators in conflicts

  Foreign Minister Aurelia Frick of Liechtenstein   September 2011 – The United Nations should select more women to serve as mediators in conflicts and during political transitions, Liechtenstein told the General Assembly today, calling on the entire international community to do more to promote the participation of women in conflict prevention and resolution.The European country’s Foreign Minister Aurelia Frick toldthe Assembly’s general debate – whose theme is the role of … [Read more...]

PMO(Canada) – United Nations Security Council Resolution on Libya, comments…

PM to meet world leaders in Paris to co-ordinate implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution on Libya   March 18, 2011 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today that he will travel to Paris to meet with French President Nicolas Sarkozy, British Prime Minister David Cameron and other leaders and representatives to coordinate the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973, which was adopted on March 17, 2011. The resolution authorizes the … [Read more...]

Michelle Bachelet: 'WOMEN,WAR & PEACE' at Phyllis Kossoff Annual Lecture

         Speech delivered by Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet  during the Phyllis Kossoff Annual Lecture held at Hunter College, New York, on 3 March 2011      "Thank you, President Raab, for extending such a warm welcome. I am honored to have been invited by Hunter College to deliver the Phyllis Kossoff Lecture for 2011.It is a particular pleasure to address you here in the home of one of the 20th Century’s great campaigners for human rights, one of … [Read more...]

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