Good governance – recognizing indigenous peoples for who they are

The thirteenth session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues will take place on 12-23 May with principles of good governance at the forefront of discussions. For indigenous peoples, good governance is grounded in the right to self-determination, which is a pre-condition for the enjoyment of all other rights as it means the right to freely determine their political status and pursue their economic, social and cultural development. Good governance is premised on the recognition of … [Read more...]

UNFPA: Ms. Purnima Mane – Importance of Women Migrants’ Remittances

    Highlighting Importance of Women Migrants' Remittances Statement by Ms. Purnima Mane, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director (Programme), at Expert Meeting on Maximizing the Development Impact of Remittances, in Geneva   Ladies and Gentlemen, At the outset, I wish to thank Mr. Supachai Panichpakdi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD, for the invitation to participate in this important and timely expert meeting. It is indeed an honour for me to be part of this distinguished panel. I bring greetings to … [Read more...]

UNFPA: Ms. Purnima Mane – Importance of Women Migrants' Remittances

    Highlighting Importance of Women Migrants' Remittances Statement by Ms. Purnima Mane, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director (Programme), at Expert Meeting on Maximizing the Development Impact of Remittances, in Geneva   Ladies and Gentlemen, At the outset, I wish to thank Mr. Supachai Panichpakdi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD, for the invitation to participate in this important and timely expert meeting. It is indeed an honour for me to be part of this distinguished panel. I bring greetings to … [Read more...]

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