Yearly Archives: 2011
(Español) La Directora Ejecutiva de ONU Mujeres aplaude el éxito de la campaña contra la violencia hacia las mujeres “Actívate Uruguay”
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Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet became the first Executive Director of UN Women in 2010. She recently spoke to Say NO–UNiTE about UN Women’s commitment to ending violence against women and girls, and the strategies and innovations that help show the way forward. Why is ending violence against women one of UN Women’s main global [...]
Collaboration between the two agencies dates back to 2008, when the initial cooperation agreement was signed between UNIFEM (now UN Women) and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with the aim of harnessing tourism’s potential to contribute to gender equality and women’s empowerment. A concrete result of this partnership, the Global Report on Women [...]
UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet speech at the Rockefeller University on the occasion of the award of the Pearl Meister Greengard prize to renowned neuroscientist Brenda Milner. November 3, 2011.
Speech delivered by UN Women Executive Director Ms. Michelle Bachelet at the Security Council Open Debate on Women and Peace and Security, 28 October 2011.
UN Security Council Members Debate Progress and Challenges to Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding
UN Women Press Release For immediate release Media Contact: Oisika Chakrabarti, Media Specialist, oisika.chakrabarti[at]unwomen.org, +1 646 781-4522. UN Women calls for robust measures to ensure women’s role in peace processes United Nations, New York — On the anniversary of the Security Council Resolution 1325, on Women, Peace and Security, the UN Security Council is holding an [...]
The Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, John Hendra, on Wednesday 26 October opened the new UN Women Regional Centre for Latin America and the Caribbean, located in Ciudad del Saber, Panama City, the first of six regional centers planned for the organization. At the opening, Mr. Hendra stressed that “the Regional Centre will have [...]
The Report of ILO’s Social Protection Floor Advisory Group chaired by UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet, was launched and handed over to UN Secretary-General, Ban ki-Moon on Thursday, 27 October 2011.
UN Women has launched a new e-learning course on women, peace and security in partnership with the Peace Operations Training Institute (POTI). The course was developed in collaboration with the Economic Commission for Africa and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean with the sponsorship of the Government of Norway. It is intended [...]