- Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) (14)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (9)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (3)
- Deputy Executive Director, Policy and Programme (2)
- Human rights (2)
- Ending violence against women and girls (2)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (1)
- Economic empowerment (1)
- Communications and media (1)
- Beijing+20?! (1)
- Feminicide/femicide (1)
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Friday, August 22, 2014
UN Women Representative, Ziad Sheikh’s remarks on behalf of the United Nations and the UN Resident Coordinator at the National Women’s Conference on Beijing+20 Inauguration session, Kathmandu, Nepal
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
As the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals approaches, there can be no doubt that the MDGs, including MDG 3 — “promote gender equality and empower women” — have made a significant difference to the lives of women and girls worldwide.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Besides being an opportunity to represent an increasingly important and dynamic group of young Cambodian women, equally important for the youth delegation is the participation at the Commission as an unprecendented learning opportunity.
Friday, March 7, 2014
The importance of gender equality in achieving progress for all was stressed today at a key policy dialogue held by the United Nations and Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) to mark International Women’s Day.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Sharing the voices of Indian women, a new UN Women report details work towards meeting MDG targets and sheds light on the issue of female infanticide, son preference and violence against women.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the internationally agreed blue-print for global development, set in the year 2000 with a target date of 2015, played an important role in galvanizing attention and resources for gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
At the Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting attended by Member States of CSW, government representatives had an opportunity to reflect on the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the Asia-Pacific region.
Friday, September 20, 2013
A total of 32 journalists from 23 countries from across Asia and Pacific Region have returned to their countries with commitment to increase reports to promote gender equality by 15 per cent towards 2015 and a professional network established after attending a three-day media training workshop in Bangkok, Thailand.
Monday, April 22, 2013
From 12-14 April, Lakshmi Puri, UN Women Acting Head and Assistant Secretary-General will speak at the Women Leaders of New Asia Summit in New Delhi, organized by the Asia Society, an educational organization dedicated to strengthening partnerships and understanding between the people and institutions of Asia and the United States. The Summit will bring together experts from different fields and countries across Asia-Pacific and beyond to discuss the role of women and gender, including in a future global development agenda, once the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) conclude in 2015.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The development work of the UN, Governments and civil society around the world for the past 13 years has arguably been dominated by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The MDGs were set to guide development from 2000 for 15 years.