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“We must make a concerted effort to remove all barriers to education for girls and adolescents”– Yannick Glemarec

Friday, May 22, 2015

Statement by UN Women’s Deputy Executive Director, Yannick Glemarec, at the World Education Forum 2015 high-level statements and closing ceremony, on 21 May, in Incheon, Republic of Korea. More

World Education Forum adopts Declaration on the Future of Education

Thursday, May 21, 2015

A transformative vision for education over the next 15 years has been adopted at the World Education Forum, which concluded today in Incheon, Republic of Korea. More

“A perfect world where people are equal can only be achieved if we provide universal education.” – UN Women Executive Director

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Opening remarks by UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the World Education Forum 2015, held on 19 May, in Incheon, Republic of Korea. More

Press Release: World Education Forum will set roadmap for global education until 2030

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The global education agenda for the next 15 years will be discussed at the World Education Forum 2015, which opened today in Incheon, Republic of Korea. The conference will set out a global roadmap for education until 2030. More

UN Women Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director to attend the World Education Forum in Korea

Friday, May 15, 2015

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec will travel to Incheon, in the Republic of Korea, from 19 to 21 May, to meet with key officials and attend the World Education Forum 2015. More

Press Conference: Launch of the first-ever global study on gender images in popular films

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The first-ever global study on female characters in popular films was commissioned by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, with support from UN Women and The Rockefeller Foundation and conducted by Stacy L. Smith and her research team at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. More

Lakshmi Puri visits Malaysia, Japan and the Republic of Korea

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

During Lakshmi Puri's official mission from 28 May to 4 June, to Malaysia, Japan and the Republic of Korea, this page will serve as a repository for all live and archived webcasts, speeches, photos and press statements. More

UN Women’s top official to visit East Asia

Thursday, May 23, 2013

From 28 May to 4 June, Lakshmi Puri, Acting Head of UN Women and UN Assistant Secretary-General, will undertake a week-long official trip covering Malaysia, Japan and the Republic of Korea. More

Presentation by Michelle Bachelet and Julia Duncan Cassell at a side event on the COMMIT Initiative

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Presentation by Michelle Bachelet and Julia Duncan-Cassell at the high-level side event on the COMMIT Initiative, 5 March, 2013, in New York. More

Governments, rights advocates and experts from across Asia and the Pacific gather to unify efforts to end violence against women ahead of CSW57

Monday, February 18, 2013

Governments from across Asia and the Pacific convened in Bangkok from 5-6 February to bring together voices on ending violence against women and girls. The high-level meeting was organized by the UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific with the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). More

Press Release: Countries from every region announce new initiatives to end violence against women

Friday, December 14, 2012

As an international forum on ending violence against women concludes in New York today, 12 countries have announced new, concrete initiatives to address this gross human rights violation. Responding to a call by UN Women under its initiative COMMIT, countries from every region have pledged actions ranging from improved services for survivors to national advocacy and educational campaigns, initiatives to address workplace harassment, National Acton Plans and other innovative interventions. New York, 14th December — As an international forum on More

Putting Gender Equality at the Centre of Aid Talks

Friday, October 21, 2011

Policy makers from donor and developing countries will gather in Busan, South Korea from 29 November to 1 December 2011 for the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness. They will discuss improvements in the quality of official development aid under the 2005 Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness and the 2008 Accra Agenda for Action. More

First Asian Women’s Network Forum

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

UN Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet, address to the First Asian Women's Network Forum Seoul, South Korea, 27 September 2011. More

Investing in Women’s Leadership Is Essential to Transforming the AIDS Response in Asia and the Pacific

Friday, August 26, 2011

Busan, South Korea — UN Women is supporting the participation of HIV-positive women leaders from China, Indonesia, India, Viet Nam and the Philippines in the regional response to the AIDS pandemic. As governments, donors, and civil society gather for the 10th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific, being held in Busan, South Korea, 26-30 August 2011, UN Women is advocating for greater investment in key affected women, particularly HIV-positive women. More

Promoting Women’s Access to Public Services – 2011 Gender-Responsive Public Service Awards

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Today on United Nations Public Service Day, the United Nations presented the annual Public Service Awards at a ceremony in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Awardees received a trophy and a certificate of recognition. This year's event is highly symbolic and unique as it is the first time in the history of the United Nations Public Service Award that awards were given for gender-responsive service delivery, as well as the first time that an African nation hosted the event. More

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