Monthly Archives: September 2011
The 66th General Debate of the UN General Assembly closed this week with evidence of firm commitments to gender equality throughout the speeches of high-level government representatives. Emphasizing the importance of international efforts to achieve gender equality, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) also announced USD 5 million to UN Women. This year’s debate was the [...]
UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women Announces USD 17.1 Million in Grants to Groundbreaking Efforts to Protect Women and Girls
UN WOMEN PRESS RELEASE For immediate release Support announced for projects in 34 countries across the globe United Nations, New York — The United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) today announced USD 17.1 million in grants to 22 initiatives in 34 countries, including, for the first time, Iraq and [...]
During a high-level meeting at the 66th Session of the UN General Assembly on 22 September 2011, world leaders adopted a declaration to re-affirm their political support to fully implement the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA) — a framework of measures to combat against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance. Marking 10 [...]
UN Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet, address to the First Asian Women’s Network Forum Seoul, South Korea, 27 September 2011.
Statement of Michelle Bachelet Executive Director of UN Women in tribute to Wangari Muta Maathai.
Message of Michelle Bachelet on the occasion of the International Conference on National Gender Mechanism in European Countries, 25 September 2011
Executive Director Michelle Bachelet announced UN Women Commitment to Clinton Global Initiative at Panel on “Engaging Men and Boys as Allies for Long-Term Change” New York, 22 September 2011.
Keynote Address of UN Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet, at the 39th Commencement of LaGuardia Community College 23 September, 2011.
UN Women Executive Director Remarks at USAID and DFID event on “MDG Countdown 2011: Celebrating Successes and Innovations” New York, 21 September, 2011.
UN Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet, keynote speech on Dag Hammarskjold’s Legacy in the 21st century. New York, 22 September 2011.