Monthly Archives: June 2012
(Español) Discurso de la Directora Ejecutiva de ONU Mujeres Michelle Bachelet en el evento paralelo “Iniciativa Yasuní-ITT: Cambiando Paradigmas para un futuro sostenible el 20 de Junio de 2012 en Rio de Janeiro.
Remarks by Michelle Bachelet Executive Director of UN Women at Rio+20 high-level event on sustainable development in an unequal world
Remarks by Michelle Bachelet Executive Director of UN Women at High-level Event on Sustainable Development in an Unequal World A world in balance requires gender equality. Wednesday 20 June 2012.
Remarks of Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women at panel discusion on the Rio Conventions. Rio de Janiero, Brazil, 20 June 2012.
On 21 June the Women Leaders’ High Level Summit gathered women Heads of State and Governments who pledged their support and urged governments, civil society and the private sector to prioritize gender equality and women’s empowerment in the sustainable development agenda. Calling on global leaders to accelerate actions and policies for a sustainable future, the [...]
On the sidelines of the Rio+20 Conference this week, UN Women and the Latin American Development Bank (CAF) signed an agreement with the aim of strengthening the work developed by both organizations in the area of poverty reduction. In recent years, Latin America has achieved significant gains in poverty reduction. However, there is still a [...]
In a dynamic panel discussion at the Rio+Social Summit, UN Women’s Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet spoke of women’s pivotal role in sustainable development, to an offline audience of more than 600 bloggers and key digital influencers, and an online audience of many thousands more. “The Gender Impact: Women Making Development Sustainable”was streamed live during the [...]
The Women Leaders’ Forum, a discussion between civil society, government and public sector representatives with UN heads of agencies, has broadened the dialogue on gender equality and sustainability at Rio +20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainability. Organized by UN Women in collaboration with the Government of Brazil and other partners, the day-long event highlighted [...]
Closing remarks of Michelle Bachelet Executive Director of UN Women at Rio+20 Women Leaders Forum. Rio, Brazil, 19 June 2012.
Speaking at a leadership roundtable organized by the Earth Network and UN Foundation, UN Women’s Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri has stressed that empowering women, as producers and consumers, will dramatically propel the growth of a green economy. 16 June 2012.
At a special lunch event, UN Women Executive Director Michele Bachelet introduced the work of women innovators in the field of sustainable development. Speakers shared experiences, lessons learned and successes from their day-to-day lives.19 June 2012.