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Interview with Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop

24 January 2017

Following the signing of the Australia-UN Women 2016-2020 Partnership Agreement on 16 December 2016, Julie Bishop, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, outlines why her Government believes funding UN Women is an important priority. More

Partner profile: Interview with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida

03 June 2015

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, refers to his Government's contribution of nearly USD 5 million to UN Women’s core budget and over USD 14 million to projects and programmes financed through its non-core budget, bringing Japan’s total funding for 2015 to USD 19,244,181 million – more than double its 2014 donation. In an interview, Minister Kishida reinforces messages by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe underlining Japan’s commitment to gender equality and desire to become one of UN Women’s top contributors. More

“We have to make next year a great year for transformation” – Nicole Ameline, Chair of the CEDAW Committee

01 December 2014

Nicole Ameline has been a member of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) since 2008 and its Chair since 2013. She is a Deputy in the French National Assembly and, among the many roles she has held, was Minister for Equality in Employment. She currently sits on the French National Advisory Committee on Human Rights and the French Foreign Affairs Committee. She speaks to UN Women about the role of the CEDAW Convention and the Beijing Platform for Action, as we near its 20th anniversary. More

Interview with Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende

23 April 2014

In an interview, Norway’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, refers to his country's continuous financial commitment as one of the top core donors to UN Women, calling UN Women an important partner that is on the right track and has been delivering. More

Interview with the Director General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Martin Dahinden

06 February 2014

In an interview, the Director General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Martin Dahinden, refers to his Government's pledge to provide USD 15.4 million in core funding to UN Women in 2014, saying UN Women can play an essential role in the implementation of gender equality policies and the development of expertise world-wide, if it has sufficient resources. More

Interview with Rasmus Helveg Petersen, Denmark’s Minister for Development Cooperation

10 January 2014

The Government of Denmark has announced additional 2013 end-of-year core funding of DKK 20 million (USD 3.7 million) for UN Women. This adds to its prior contribution in 2013 of USD 6.9 million – bringing Denmark’s overall 2013 contribution to approximately USD 10.6 million. In an interview, Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Rasmus Helveg Petersen says his country wants to strengthen UN Women’s role as the most important international agency for data collection and analyses on women’s empowerment and gender equality. More

Joining forces with Zonta International to end violence against women

19 December 2013

As part of a new series highlighting UN Women partnerships, a look at efforts to confront gender-based violence with the Zonta International Foundation. More

Interview with Finnish Minister for International Development Pekka Haavisto

19 December 2013

The Government of Finland has announced additional end-of-year core funding of EUR 5 million (USD 6.8 million) for UN Women. More

Joining forces with UN-Habitat to promote women’s voice, access and safety in sustainable urban development

11 June 2013

As part of a new series highlighting UN Women partnerships with other UN entities, a look into our work with UN-Habitat to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in urban planning and sustainable development. More

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