At UN conference, education takes centre-stage in planning for a sustainable future

10 November 2014 – The role education can play in preparing the world’s youth for a sustainable future is becoming increasingly relevant, particularly as the planet is set to face growing economic, social and environmental challenges, the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared today as she opened a conference on the subject in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan. Read...

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UN reaffirms importance of women’s empowerment for global peace, security

28 October 2014 – As the world is swept by unparalleled levels of displacement, festering conflicts, and a convergence of crises, the international community must fully endorse the role of women’s empowerment and gender equality in ensuring global peace, security and development, the Security Council and top United Nations officials declared today. Read...

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UPCOMING EVENT: “Humanity at Crossroad : How to Shape a New Sustainable Development Trajectory”

Women’s International Forum is pleased to present: Ambassador Csaba Korosi, PR of Hungary, and Ambassador Macharia Kamau, PR of Kenya, Co-chairs of Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (OWG SDG), talking about: “Humanity at Crossroad : How to Shape a New Sustainable Development Trajectory” on Monday, October 13th 2014 at 1.15 – 2.30 pm. Venue: UNHQ, Conference Room 6, GA Building  Watch the video on UN...

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