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Asia-Pacific Management Meeting

Remarks at Asia-Pacific Regional Management Meeting  


Global Winners of 'SDGs and Her' competition celebrated at New York event

Today, the global winners of the SDGs and Her Competition were celebrated at a side-event during the high-level week of the UN General Assembly. The contest -- co-sponsored by the World Bank Group,…  


Global Winners Announced for 'SDGs and Her' Competition

Today the global SDGs and Her Competition announced its inaugural 2018 winner chosen from over 1,200 entries. The contest -- co-sponsored by the World Bank Group, the Wharton School Zicklin Center,…  


The results are in

5 things we’ve learned about making progress on environmental objectives while addressing gender equality... We know that advancing gender equality is one of the systems changes needed to achieve…  


In the operating theatre, male actors still dominate

For centuries the idea of "going to see the doctor" meant in our collective imagery that we would be going to see a male doctor.  


Women’s Economic Empowerment and Financial Inclusion

Welcome remarks on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Financial Inclusion at Group of 77 and China, UNDP and UN Women  


Do these women need protecting?

Equality between women and men is a fundamental tenet of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  


UNDP launches first virtual reality film about and with the Roma community

UNDP has launched I am Fatmira, a virtual reality film on the Roma community to challenge the stereotypes normally held about Roma, which remains one of the most excluded and stigmatized communities…  


Towards a more proactive approach to preventing violent extremism

Violent extremism remains a persistent threat to many societies and it has spread across countries, regions and conflicts. More than ever, the world needs a strong and coordinated UN that can fulfill…  


Job creation for and by women

In Egypt, 12 percent of the population is employed, with a disproportionate share of women among their number. Only about two-thirds of women are literate. Women need opportunities to take ownership…  

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