Michelle Bachelet, Irina Bokova and Tarja Halonen condemn murder of Women’s Affairs leader in Afghanistan
The Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet, the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, and the former President of Finland, Tarja Halonen, have jointly condemned the assassination of Nadia Sidiqi, the acting Director of the Women’s Affairs Department in Province of Laghman, Afghanistan. Ms. Sidiqi was shot and killed by two unidentified gunmen while on [...]
Press statement by Michelle Bachelet at Press Briefing at UN Building, Bangkok, Thailand.
Press Statement by Michelle Bachelet in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Press statement by Michelle Bachelet at Nippon Press Centre, Tokyo, Japan. Tuesday, 13 November 2012.
Statement by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director, UN Women UN Women expresses indignation and condemns the cowardly attack on Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old girl in Pakistan who was targeted for speaking out on the rights of girls to education and to live free of violence. We hope for the full and speedy recovery of Malala and [...]
Press statement by UN Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet, Wednesday 3 October 2012. New Delhi, India.
Joint press statement by Michelle Bachelet alongside the Presidential High Commissioner for Women’s Equality. Wednesday 12 September 2012. Bogotá, Colombia Good afternoon to you all. I would like to commence by extending a warm thank you to you all for attending this press conference this afternoon, and for having continued to give such comprehensive and [...]
Australia-UN Women joint press statement during Michelle Bachelet official trip to Australia August 2012.
At a press conference on 18 June during The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in Rio de Janeiro, Michelle Bachelet, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women calls for women’s central role in achieving sustainability. Gro Harlem Brundtland, Former Prime Minister of Norway and Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General on Climate Change, joins the press conference.