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Strategy UNDP (cover)
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
UNDP’s Gender Equality Strategy 2022-2025
UNDP’s Gender Equality Strategy 2022-2025, aligned with its Strategic Plan, guides UNDP in its efforts to assist countries in accelerating progress on gender equality and the empowerment of women over the next four years. It aims to move beyond...
Youth4Climate: Powering action flagship global event will convene 150 young leaders to bring forth concrete climate actions - Photo: Youth4climate
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Youth4Climate: Powering action flagship global event will convene 150 young leaders to bring forth concrete climate actions
Committed, inspiring and bold climate leaders from all over the world will meet during the UN High-Level General Assembly week to discuss youth-led engagement and solutions in climate actions. New York - On the margins of the 77th Session of the...
IPINST
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Achieving Sustainable Peace and Security through Gender-Responsive Leadership
On Wednesday, September 21st, IPI together with the Government of Sweden, and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, in cooperation with the Folke Bernadotte Academy, is cohosting the annual Women, Peace, and Leadership Symposium at IPI on “Achieving...
How to mitigate these five threats to democracy (IPU)
Thursday, September 15, 2022
How to mitigate these five threats to democracy
Democratization is under pressure across the globe. Here are five major threats to democracy, and how to mitigate them. Democracy is as precarious as it is precious. Some 25 years after the IPU issued its Universal Declaration on Democracy, its...
14th Summit of women speakers of parliament (Video)
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
14th Summit of women speakers of parliament (Video)
The 14th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament (14SWSP), convened by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), in close cooperation with the Oliy Majlis (Supreme Assembly) of Uzbekistan, took place in-person, in Tashkent (Uzbekistan), from 8 to 9...
Meeting of the UNGA platform of women leaders (UN Women)
Monday, September 12, 2022
Meeting of the UNGA platform of women leaders
The high-level week of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly will feature a meeting of the UNGA Platform of Women Leaders. This year’s theme is “Transformative Solutions by Women Leaders to Today’s Interlinked Challenges”. Women...
EU-LAC y PNUD (logos)
Wednesday, September 07, 2022
First dialogue on climate action and women
The Foundation EU-LAC and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) are pleased to announce the first Dialogue on Climate Action and Women, focusing on “Leadership and inclusion of women in decision-making on implementation of climate action”....
Speaking at the UN headquarters in October 2021, from left to right: Asila Wardak, Fawzia Koofi, Anisa Shaheed and Naheed Farid. Photograph: UN Women
Thursday, September 01, 2022
"The Taliban don’t know how to govern": The Afghan women shaping global policy from exile
Despite the upheaval of the Taliban takeover, the ‘group of six’ are finding ways to tackle the political and humanitarian crisis. It has been described as Afghanistan’s brain drain, after the Taliban’s return to power last year precipitated an...
Five Indian women in politics who left a mark of their own (East Coast Daily)
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Five Indian women in politics who left a mark of their own
KK Shailaja In addition to serving as Kuthuparamba’s MLA, KK Shailaja served as Kerala’s minister of health and social justice. Her leadership during the COVID-19 outbreaks as Health Minister was highly praised. In Kerala, the state where the first...
The International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples highlights 2022 celebrates the role of Indigenous women in the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge. (Picture UNDP)
Monday, August 22, 2022
Five indigenous women leaders you should know about
As custodians of natural resources and archivists of scientific and traditional knowledge, Indigenous women play an essential role in preserving forests and natural ecosystems. Indigenous women are indispensable to achieving climate justice, taking...
Why Ethiopia must close its political gender gap (Chatham House)
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Why Ethiopia must close its political gender gap
Women urgently need to gain access to high office if the country hopes to survive, say Hilina Berhanu Degefa and Emebet Getachew. At the end of 2021, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government announced the formation of a three-year national dialogue to...
Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley addresses COP26 (IPU)
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Climate change action: These seven women MPs are leading the way
Research shows that female political leadership directs countries to adopt more robust climate change policies. Even though women globally are just 26.3 per cent of all parliamentarians, they are able to make a disproportionate impact. The IPU is...
International IDEA
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Inclusion and gender equality in post-coup Myanmar
This brief explores inclusion strategies for constitutional and democratic reform in the post-coup context of Myanmar. It highlights the challenges to gender equality and inclusion in Myanmar, including the role and demands of the pro-democracy...
Rabea Abouras
Monday, July 18, 2022
Rabea Abouras
Rabea Abouras is Member of the Libyan House of Representatives. This interview was conducted on 8 September 2021, in Vienna (Austria), during the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament. Click on the Settings button for subtitles in English...
UNDP Colombia
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Emergency preparedness requires gender-aware responses to reduce burdens of care, violence and economic insecurity on women: UN Women and UNDP Tracker Report
This new report presents a clarion opportunity to champion improved, gender-responsive social protections and to ensure meaningful participation of women to identify solutions to acute and chronic challenges that leave no one behind. NEW YORK -...
GOVERNMENT RESPONSES TO COVID-19
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Government responses to COVID-19: Lessons on gender equality for a world in turmoil
The overlapping impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, accelerating climate disasters, and geopolitical conflict are a threat to gender equality and women’s rights across the globe. This report from UN Women and UNDP shows what governments can do now to...
e-Discussion summary cover
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Summary of the e-Discussion on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women in Politics
This e-Discussion raised awareness and collected experiences, knowledge, and good practices on women’s political participation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as explored how to best mitigate the crisis’ effects on women voters,...
MP Sahar Albazar ⓒ Parliament of Egypt
Monday, June 20, 2022
Young MPs for climate action: Eighth IPU Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians
On 15 and 16 June, some 200 young parliamentarians from 60 countries convened in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt for the Eight IPU Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians. The conference was jointly organized by the IPU and the Parliament of Egypt. This...

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