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Valencia Club de Fútbol and UN Women receive 2016 FEDEPE International Award

26 July 2016

Valencia Club de Fútbol (VCF) received the 2016 FEDEPE International Award for their collaboration with UN Women to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. VCF chairwoman Layhoon Chan accepted the award on behalf of the Club, along UN Women’s Strategic Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Advisor, José Carlos Ferrer.  The event was presided over by Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain and attended by the Spanish Minister for Health, Social... More

Playing for gender equality with Valencia Club de Fútbol

22 July 2016

Valencia Club de Fútbol, the first sport club to become a UN Women global partner, is hosting special matches and soccer clinics around the world to advocate for gender equality and women’s empowerment. More

Valencia Club de Fútbol and UN Women to teach football training techniques to development practitioners

05 April 2016

UN Women and Valencia CF are organizing an innovative international workshop which will provide the participants with techniques to design and conduct high-quality football training with a strong focus on gender equality, preventing violence against women and girls and building self-esteem and leadership through sports. More

Former Spanish Prime Minister joins HeForShe

18 November 2015

UN Women Deputy Director Lakshmi Puri met with José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, former prime minister of Spain and President of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy Advisory Board, on 17 November. More

Interview with the Spanish Secretary of State for International Cooperation and for Ibero-America

29 September 2015

In signing a new partnership agreement with UN Women on 29 September , Jesús Manuel Gracia Aldaz, Spanish Secretary of State for International Cooperation and for Ibero-America, confirmed the commitment by the Spanish Government to UN Women as its main partner in the promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment throughout the world. More

Spain and UN Women sign strategic partnership agreement to promote women’s rights and gender equality

29 September 2015

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngucka and Jesús Manuel Gracia Aldaz, Spain’s Secretary of State for International Cooperation and for Ibero-America, signed a Strategic Partnership Framework in New York on 29 September to strengthen collaboration in promoting women’s rights and gender equality. More

Making UN Women "fit and funded for purpose"

06 July 2015

More than 40 governments voiced their support for UN Women and dozens announced new funding commitments during a special pledging event for the organization on 1 July, during the 2015 annual session of its Executive Board at UN Headquarters in New York. More

Clad in new UN Women-branded jerseys, Valencia Football Club scores

28 May 2015

Sporting their new UN Women-branded jerseys, the Valencia Club de Futbol team won a friendly match against Columbus Crew Soccer Club in Columbus, Ohio on 28 May, with a score of 1-0. The Spanish Liga team was in the United States this past week to unveil their partnership with UN Women, launched at UN Headquarters in New York City on 26 May. This is the first time a sports club becomes a global partner for the UN organization. The four-year agreement aims to promote gender equality and... More

Press release: Valencia Club de Fútbol and UN Women kick off partnership to promote gender equality

26 May 2015

Valencia Club de Fútbol (CF) and UN Women announced their partnership in support of UN Women’s mandate to promote and support gender equality across the globe. For the first time ever, UN Women will collaborate with a professional sports team. The organization’s logo will be featured on the back of the Valencia CF players’ jerseys when they play in European competitions such as the Champions League More

Around the world, women and men of all ages “orange their hoods” to end violence

11 December 2014

From flash mobs to bicycle races, street marches to art exhibits, and even illuminating landmarks and buildings in orange light, people around the world banded together during the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence by “oranging their neighbourhoods.” More

UN Women Partners with Geena Davis on First-ever Global Gender in Film Research Study

01 July 2013

The study will analyse gender stereotypes and representation of women and girls in the top-grossing international family films in Australia, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain and the United Kingdom. It is the first such study ever undertaken. More

Bolstering efforts to end impunity for femicide and gender-motivated killings

15 March 2013

During a CSW57 side event on “Gender-motivated killings of women,” UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet detailed UN efforts to end impunity through legal reforms to establish femicide as a specific crime – particularly in Latin America, where rates are highest. More

Speech by Michelle Bachelet on “Gender-Motivated Killings of Women, Including Femicide”

12 March 2013

Speech by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women on “Gender-Motivated Killings of Women, Including Femicide” at a CSW57 side event on 8 March, 2013 More

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

06 March 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

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

Gender Equality in the Tourism Industry

15 September 2011

Message of Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women on the occasion of the First International Congress on Ethics and Tourism, Madrid, Spain, 15-16 September 2011. Mr. Secretary General; Exc More

Michelle Bachelet Expresses Her Gratitude to the Spanish People for Their Commitment to Equality

31 May 2011

The Executive Director today concludes her official visit to Spain - She has met with representatives of the State and the Government, associations of women and civil society, companies and mass media. More

Michelle Bachelet Addresses the Congress of Deputies in Spain

30 May 2011

Speech delivered by UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet to the Congress of Deputies in Madrid on May 30th 2011. More

UN Women Executive Director Addresses Parliament in Spain

29 May 2011

UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet addressed the Parliament of Spain on 30 May 2011 at 6:00 am EST/ 12:00 pm CEST. More

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