Monthly Archives: January 2012
Press Conference with Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director Michelle Bachelet on the One Year Anniversary of UN Women
To coincide with the one year anniversary of UN Women, Ms. Michelle Bachelet, the first Under-Secretary- General and Executive Director of the organization will speak at a press conference on Thursday 2nd February at UN Headquarters in New York. WHAT: Press Conference on the one year anniversary of UN Women WHEN: Thursday, 2nd February 11.00 [...]
El turismo es uno de los sectores económicos más importantes y de mayor crecimiento del mundo. A nivel mundial, es una actividad que representa el 5 por ciento del PIB global y genera el 7 por ciento de empleo. El turismo genera oportunidades y desafíos para la igualdad de género y el empoderamiento de las [...]
UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet participated in the panel, “Women as the way forward,” the first public meeting in Davos focused on women’s leadership, and moderated by Nick Kristof, columnist for The New York Times, including panelists Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook; Yingluck Shinawatra, Prime Minister of Thailand; and Desmond M. Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winner, peace activist of South Africa, and president of The Elders, a non-governmental organization dedicated to peace and human rights.
Speech by Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director UN Women, on the Zero Draft of the Rio+20 Outcome Document
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.
Testimony by Michelle Bachelet Executive Director of UN Women at Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly Strasbourg, France 26 January 2012.
UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet to Address Council of Europe and Attend World Economic Forum in Davos
Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women, will travel to Strasbourg, France on 25 and 26 January to meet with officials of the Council of Europe and address the Parliamentary Assembly to strengthen collaboration for women’s rights worldwide. She will then travel to Davos, where she will meet with representatives of government, civil society and business, and participate with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg in a panel on “Women as the way forward”.
Statement of Michelle Bachelet Under-Secretary- General and UN Women Executive Director at First Regular Session of UN Women Executive Board 24 January 2012.
Remarks of Michelle Bachelet Executive Director of UN Women at Panel discussion on Democratic Transitions at the American University of Beirut. 16 January 2012.
Remarks by Michelle Bachelet Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of UN Women, at the High-level Meeting on Reform and Transitions to Democracy. Beirut, 15 January 2012.
UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet Travels to Beirut to Discuss Women’s Role in Transition to Democracy
Michelle Bachelet, the Executive Director of UN Women, will travel to Beirut on 15 and 16 January to participate in the High-level Meeting on Reform and Transition to Democracy that will bring leaders from around the world to provide insights and share experiences relevant to the uprisings and ongoing transition in the Arab region.