Women’s Participation, Rights, and Civil Society Essential

Women's Participation, Rights, and Civil Society Essential to Peaceful Future for Great Lakes Region and DRC The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security welcomed the UN Security Council's attention to "the full and effective participation of women in conflict resolution and peace building" in today's high-level meeting on the Great Lakes region, including the Democratic Republic of Congo. In her briefing to the Security Council, UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region Mary … [Read more...]

UN Women: Ms.Lakshmi Puri, ‘Zero Draft of the Rio+20 Outcome Document’

  Ms.Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director UN Women, on the Zero Draft of the Rio+20 Outcome Document Posted on January 27 2012 | Deputy Director Lakshmi Puri | Exclude from Frontpage | Speeches and Statements Speech by Ms. Lakshmi Puri Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director UN Women at the initial consultations on the Zero Draft of the Rio+20 Outcome Document, New York, 25 January 2012. Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, At the outset, I wish to … [Read more...]

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