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Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment meets in Costa Rica

19 July 2016

Costa Rica hosted a regional consultation of the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment on 14 July. The consultation was jointly supported by UN Women and the National Institute of Women (INAMU) of Costa Rica. More

Girls bridge the digital gender gap in Central America

08 October 2015

Nearly 3,000 girls and youth across Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic are using technology and innovative strategies to achieve gender equality in male-dominated fields. More

Art and commitment mix in vibrant hues to end violence against women

21 May 2013

There are now 71 artists from all over Latin America and the Caribbean who have formed a regional network to support the UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, using their artistry to raise awareness. More

One Woman song to be released on International Womens Day

22 February 2013

As of today, behind-the-scenes videos chronicling the song’s year-long production will be available at http://song.unwomen.org to count down toward the launch on 8 March. This musical celebration of women worldwide features more than 20 artists from across the globe. More

Supporting women to become entrepreneurs through microfinance in Central America and the Caribbean

14 December 2012

REDCAMIF and UN Women are working with urban and rural women entrepreneurs across Central America and the Caribbean to promote their economic empowerment. More

UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet presents the ‘Safe Cities programme’ in Costa Rica

11 September 2012

Remarks by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women in San José, Costa Rica. 11 September 2012. More

UN Women Executive Director wraps up visit to Costa Rica

11 September 2012

Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women, met President Laura Chinchilla, with whom she held high-level talks, on the morning of 10 September , at the beginning of her two-day visit to Costa Rica. More

Michelle Bachelet to visit Costa Rica and meet President Laura Chinchilla

07 September 2012

Michelle Bachelet, the Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, will on September 10th start a two-day visit to Costa Rica, at the personal invitation of President Laura Chincilla. More

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