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UN International Day of Older Persons 2021
UN News · September 15, 2021
Digital Equity for All Ages - Connect, Respect and Protect Older People in Digital Technologies

Fiddling in Nairobi While Africa Goes Hungry
UN News · September 01, 2021
"Emperor Nero famously fiddled while Rome burned. AGRA should stop fiddling in Nairobi while more Africans go hungry. And donors should listen to African civil society leaders and say no when AGRA claims to speak for Africans and asks for millions more dollars for its failing strategy."

UN News · September 01, 2021
Toward a net-zero future To preserve a livable climate, greenhouse-gas emissions must be reduced to net zero by 2050. Bold, fast, and wide-ranging action needs to be taken by governments and businesses. But the transition to a low-carbon world also requires the participation of citizens – especially in advanced economies. ActNow is the United Nations campaign for individual action on climate change and sustainability. Every one of us can help limit global warming and take care of our planet....

Statement by UN Women on the situation in Afghanistan
UN News · August 19, 2021
In line with the statement by the UN Secretary-General, UN Women remains fully committed to support women and girls in Afghanistan.

UN Women - A Look Back with Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
UN News · August 15, 2021
A look back at the tenure of Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director 2013-2021

UN News · July 22, 2021
UN FSS Pre-Summit affiliated event Putting Nutrition at the Centre of Food Systems Transformation Tuesday, 27 July 2021 1:30pm to 2:20pm (CEST) | 7:30am to 8:20am (EDT) > Register here

UN elects new President of the General Assembly 76th Session
UN News · July 19, 2021
Foreign Minister of Maldives elected next General Assembly President

UN News · July 17, 2021
In support of UN Women’s exhibition featuring women artists of African descent, A Force for Change UN Women, UNESCO and NYU Africa House present a virtual discussion: Ain’t I a Woman? Black Women, Creativity and Development July 26, 2021 / 1 – 2 PM EDT Online (Zoom) - Register here Flyer

UN News · July 09, 2021
Reminder: CSW Communications Procedure Communications Procedure of the Commission on the Status of Women The Communications Procedure of the Commission on the Status of Women is a unique tool for individuals and organizations to use in order to raise awareness about injustice and discriminatory practices against women in any country in the world. Claims to the Commission on the Status of Women for consideration at its next session (14 to 25 March 2022) must be submitted by 1 August 2021. To...

UN News · June 15, 2021
REMINDER Submit your nominations by June 27! mcmachonhonore@bpw.fr

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