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In his remarks at the close of the second regular session of the UN Women Executive Board, Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec thanked all the delegates for their insightful remarks and statements over the past few days.
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About 150 representatives from UN Member States, regional and international organizations and civil society from around the world met in Berlin, Germany, for the annual capital-level Women, Peace and Security Focal Points Network (WPS-FPN) meeting on April 9-10, 2018.
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Remarks delivered by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec at the side event featuring a dialogue between Syrian women and policy makers on women’s space and role in humanitarian action, resilience and political dialogue during the EU-UN Conference on “Supporting the future of Syria and the region”.
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Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec at the Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference (G-STIC) 2017 on 24 October.
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Opening remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec at the Women World Changers Summit in Australia
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UN Women Deputy Executive Director for Policy and Programme, Yannick Glemarec will visit Australia this week, from 9 – 12 October, and the Solomon Islands, from 12 – 14 October, to step-up progress on women’s empowerment following the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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UN Women Deputy Executive Director, Yannick Glemarec, starts today a visit to Brussels (Belgium) to participate in the third edition of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC) and the European Development Days .
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The Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Yannick Glemarec, will participate at the fifth Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (24-26 May) in Cancun, Mexico, which will convene more than 5,000 delegates to discuss how to prevent disasters and reduce the loss of lives, as well as economic and infrastructure losses.
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UN Women Deputy Executive Director highlights the importance of innovation, technology and partnerships for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals at the launch of the SAP Next-Gen Programme in New York
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The Women, Peace and Security (WPS) National Focal Points Network, launched on 23 September 2016, to strengthen the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security agenda, will meet for the first time on April 26-27, in Alicante (Spain).
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Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec at the Brussels Conference Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, Session 3: Supporting the region and the refugees–implementation of London commitments and the way ahead, on 5 April in Brussels, Belgium.
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UN Women and Innovation Norway, the Norwegian Government's instrument for innovation and development of enterprises, are partnering to accelerate the achievement of gender equality and women’s empowerment through innovative technology solutions.
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The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and UN Women will work together through a joint programme to incorporate gender perspectives into models of economic growth and development, particularly the effects of the unpaid “care economy”.
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Today, at an event in New York, UN Women Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec joined María Emma Mejía, Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations; Margarita Cabello, President of Colombia’s Supreme Court of Justice and other dignitaries to discuss Colombia’s progress and challenges in the pursuit of peace and gender equality.
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Whilst the international media reported that over 800 people died in Haiti due to the impact of the recent Hurricane Matthew, a gender breakdown was not given even though your chances of surviving a natural disaster often depends on your sex. This inequality of risk is increasingly important in a world of more frequent and bigger disasters and crises, with almost 100 million people affected by 346 disasters in 2015 alone. And climate change drives these numbers ever higher.
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In the Kingdom of Bahrain on 12 June, UN Women Deputy Executive Director for Policy and Programme Yannick Glemarec attended the signing ceremony for a Memorandum of Understanding between Bahrain’s Supreme Council for Women and UN Women, the first cooperation agreement between UN Women and the Kingdom of Bahrain.
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UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec will join other world leaders at the first World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) held today and tomorrow in Istanbul, Turkey. The first gathering of its kind, the Summit aims to place humanity—people’s safety, dignity and the right to thrive—at the heart of global decision-making and initiate a set of concrete actions and commitments to enable countries and communities to better prepare for and respond to crises. With more than 5,000 expected participants, the programme will include seven high-level leaders' roundtables on priority action areas.
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N Assistant Secretary-General and UN Women’s Deputy Executive Director, Yannick Glemarec undertook a three-day mission to New Delhi from 1-3 May to intensify UN Women’s joint efforts with partners in assessing women’s energy needs in India.
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UN Women Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec attended an international forum hosted in Georgia to reflect on the implementation of SDGs through innovative financing.
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On 9 December, UN Women Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec visited COP’s Climate Generations areas, where international and civil society organizations emphasize among the general public the commitment of all generations to local and global solutions to climate change.