Events

Sep 26
Side Event 74th UNGA: Women for peace, recognizing women’s role in peacebuilding
A side-event on “Women for Peace: Recognizing Women’s Role in Peacebuilding” will be held on the margins of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, on September 26, 2019 at 1:15 p.m...
Sep 26
Lead on! 2019 women in communication leadership forum
Public Relations is a $15 billion global industry with a workforce that is approximately 70% female (Holmes Report). Yet, about 70% of C-suite and executive positions in agencies and corporate...
Sep 25
Side Event 74th UNGA: Women, peace and security, towards full participation
This WPS Focal Points Network event will bring together Member States, regional organizations, UN agencies and civil society organizations to discuss the implementation of the women, peace and...
Sep 25
Side Event 74th UNGA: Champions for Generation Equality
This high-level event is a presentation platform for the group of female Leaders that will be championing the UN Women Generation Equality campaign. The group consists of over 280 female leaders from...
Sep 25
Side Event 74th UNGA: Advancing women’s meaningful participation in peace to resolve conflict and build peace in Afghanistan
The Permanent Missions of Afghanistan, Germany, and Sweden to the United Nations, UN Women, and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security cordially invite you to the UNGA 74 side event "...
Sep 25
Side Event 74th UNGA: When women lead
In this panel, leaders of leaders from the public, corporate and civil society sectors will address how to concretely and innovatively address barriers for female leadership. These leaders have...
Sep 25
Side Event 74th UNGA: Advancing women’s roles and rights amid global challenges
For decades, governments, civil society, and the United Nations have recognized that women’s leadership and women’s status are inextricably linked with conflict prevention and conflict resolution....
Sep 24
Side Event 74th UNGA: Renewing commitments towards enhancing gender equality and women’s empowerment in Africa
The Organization of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD) recently launched a new Strategic Plan for 2019-2023, with the advancement of the rights of girls and women in Africa at its core....
Sep 16
Inclusion and Participation as Foundations of Democracy
A great deal has happened on the international scene and in countries around the world since the UN first observed the International Day of Democracy on 15 September 2008. While people everywhere...