Yearly Archives: 2012
As leaders gathered at the World Urban Forum in Naples, UN Women spoke to the Mayor of Quito, one of the cities trying to become violence-free through through the Safe Cities programme.
Deputy Executive Director, UN Women, Lakshmi Puri speaks at the joint opening of the Gender and Youth Assemblies at the World Urban Forum
UN Women’s Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri addresses the Gender and Youth Assemblies at the World Urban Forum, highlighting the surging numbers of youth around the world and the problems they face including economic, food, energy, gender inequality, environmental, urban living and security.
Address by Lakshmi Puri at the Gender Equality Action Assembly (GEAA): “Fostering Economic Empowerment in Cities”
Address by Lakshmi Puri at the Gender Equality Action Assembly (GEAA):“Fostering Economic Empowerment in Cities”. Sunday, 2 September 2012.
Keynote address by Assistant Secretary General, and UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri at the World Urban Youth Assembly 2012. Naples,Italy, 2 September.
Remarks by Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at the Closing Plenary Session of the 2012 World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, 31 August 2012.
On behalf of UN Secretary-General, Michelle Bachelet addresses the Pacific Islands Forum on climate change
Message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, Under Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women on behalf of UN Secretary-General at the Pacific Islands Forum on climate change. Rarotonga, Cook Islands, 28 August 2012.
Women and girls key to meeting the challenges of sustainable development in the Pacific and worldwide
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I am very happy to be here today with you in Rarotonga. I would like to thank at the outset the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Cook Islands, our chair, for hosting us today. It is a real pleasure for me to be representing the Secretary General at the [...]
Since Papua New Guinea’s independence in 1975, none of its parliaments have comprised more than 2 per cent of women. Efforts to address traditional attitudes in the country and support women candidates and voters have shown signs of impact, yet the political landscape for women remains a tough one. In an interview with UN Women, [...]
Remarks delivered by Michelle Bachelet on behalf of UN Secretary- General at Pacific Islands Forum: Sustainable Energy For All lunch event
Remarks by Michelle Bachelet on behalf of UN Secretary- General at Pacific Islands Forum: Sustainable Energy For All lunch event, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, 28 August 2012.