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MIL-OSI United Nations: Sexual Violence Still ‘Horrific Feature’ of Conflicts Worldwide, Secretary-General Warns Security Council, Urging Stronger Prevention Efforts, Justice for Victims

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Women and gender issues, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Sexual Violence Still ‘Horrific Feature’ of Conflicts Worldwide, Secretary-General Warns Security Council, Urging Stronger Prevention Efforts, Justice for Victims

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council high-level debate on conflict-related sexual violence, in New York today: I thank Germany and His Excellency the Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, for hosting this important debate.  I welcome Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege and thank them […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Noting Major Gaps in Gender Statistics, Speaker Says Data Collection Must Ensure All Groups Are Represented, as Commission on Women Continues Session

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, Global Bodies, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Tags/#CSW63, Theme/Women and gender issues, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Economic and Social Council/Commission on the Status of Women, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Noting Major Gaps in Gender Statistics, Speaker Says Data Collection Must Ensure All Groups Are Represented, as Commission on Women Continues Session

Source: United Nations 4 Data collection must represent the lived realities of all women and girls, the Commission on the Status of Women heard today, with an interactive discussion highlighting the importance of data disaggregation to ensure visibility and access for marginalized groups. Beginning the second week of its session, the Commission held an interactive […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Public Services Must Be Accessible, Work in Tandem, Speakers Underline, as Commission on Status of Women Continues Session

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, Global Bodies, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Theme/Women and gender issues, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Economic and Social Council/Commission on the Status of Women, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Public Services Must Be Accessible, Work in Tandem, Speakers Underline, as Commission on Status of Women Continues Session

Source: United Nations 4 Pay for care work, adequate funding for health care, cash transfers free of conditionalities, and safe public transport are essential for advancing the rights of women and girls, the Commission on the Status of Women heard today. Concluding its first week of discussions, the Commission held an interactive expert panel discussion […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Pledges ‘We Will Push Back’ against Internal Resistance to Gender Parity, at General Assembly High-Level Event on Women in Power

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Tags/#CSW63, Theme/Women and gender issues, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Pledges ‘We Will Push Back’ against Internal Resistance to Gender Parity, at General Assembly High-Level Event on Women in Power

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the General Assembly high-level event on “Women in Power”, in New York today: Madame President, let me begin by thanking you for this excellent initiative. After having addressed this same room on Friday and Monday, I think my duty today is to be […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Stressing Gender Parity Essential for Peace, Development, Secretary-General Tells Women’s Commission ‘We Will Not Turn Back’ to End Imbalance in Power Relations

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, Countries & Territories/Ethiopia, CTF, DJF, English, fish, Fisheries, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Tags/#CSW63, Theme/Organization matters, Theme/Women and gender issues, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Stressing Gender Parity Essential for Peace, Development, Secretary-General Tells Women’s Commission ‘We Will Not Turn Back’ to End Imbalance in Power Relations

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York today (prefaced by remarks about the 10 March Ethiopian Airlines plane crash): As you walked into the United Nations today, you saw our flags flying at half-mast. […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Investing in Women ‘Surest Way’ to Lift Communities, Achieve 2030 Agenda, Says Secretary-General, Marking International Day

By   /  March 9, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Official observances, Theme/Women and gender issues, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Investing in Women ‘Surest Way’ to Lift Communities, Achieve 2030 Agenda, Says Secretary-General, Marking International Day

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the International Women’s Day observance, in New York today: Warm greetings on International Women’s Day. This year’s observance falls at a time when our world faces many global challenges, from climate change, inequality, armed conflict, humanitarian emergencies to the weakening of commitment to […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Urges ‘Wholesale, Rapid, Radical Change’ to Male-Defined Culture in Message for International Women’s Day

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Official observances, Theme/Women and gender issues, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Urges ‘Wholesale, Rapid, Radical Change’ to Male-Defined Culture in Message for International Women’s Day

Source: United Nations 4 Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for International Women’s Day, observed on 8 March: Gender equality and women’s rights are fundamental to global progress on peace and security, human rights and sustainable development.  We can only re‑establish trust in institutions, rebuild global solidarity and reap the benefits of diverse perspectives by […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Strengthening Women’s Rights, Representation in Law Enforcement Key to Success, Secretary-General Tells Group of Friends on Preventing Violent Extremism

By   /  March 2, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Human rights, Theme/Women and gender issues, Trade, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Strengthening Women’s Rights, Representation in Law Enforcement Key to Success, Secretary-General Tells Group of Friends on Preventing Violent Extremism

Source: United Nations 4 Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Group of Friends on Preventing Violent Extremism, in New York today: Thank you for your membership in this important Group of Friends.  Since September 2017, when it was established by Jordan and Norway, the Group has served as a […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Women, Girls Vital to Science Yet ‘Woefully’ Under-Represented, Secretary-General Says in International Day Message Calling for Greater Learning Opportunities

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Theme/Official observances, Theme/Women and gender issues, Type of Document/Press Release, UN Bodies/Secretary-General/Statements and Messages, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Women, Girls Vital to Science Yet ‘Woefully’ Under-Represented, Secretary-General Says in International Day Message Calling for Greater Learning Opportunities

Source: United Nations 4 Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, observed on 11 February: Skills in science, technology, engineering and math drive innovation and are critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.  Women and girls are vital in all these areas.  Yet, they remain woefully […]

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