Countries in Asia and the Pacific must accelerate progress on gender equality in order to reach the ambitious and progressive global goals under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and UN Women released at the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Women in Ha Noi.
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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, UNDP, UN Women, and the Wharton School Zicklin Center -- showcases women micro-entrepreneurs who are helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their businesses.
Addressing challenges faced by women in the world of work is a key theme for a United Nations forum on leveraging the power of partnerships to drive the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Opening remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec at the Women World Changers Summit in Australia
Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri, at the High-level Lunch Celebrating Women of Achievement Contributing to Sustainable Development, Peace and Security on 20 September in New York.
Balls were flying high and goals were scored for gender equality across the river from the United Nations, as the Global Goals World Cup took place in Brooklyn, New York, to raise awareness on the Sustainable Development Goals
Her Excellency President Ellen Sirleaf, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mary Robinson, along with Chelsea Clinton, Jordan Fisher, Whoopi Goldberg and more come together to inspire youth to challenge and encourage current world leaders to live up to their commitments.
Globally acclaimed Danish actor and star of HBO's Game of Thrones Nikolaj Coster-Waldau kicked off his role as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme by refereeing the world's first amateur women's World Cup soccer tournament in New York.
The first High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, themed "Ensuring no one is left behind," will take place at the UN Headquarters in New York, from 11 to 20 July.
Imagine going on an ambitious road trip: you’ve got the map, you know where you’re starting from and where you want to go but you’re missing crucial information. Your map, as it turns out, is only an aerial view, lacking key details such as the distance between your start and end point.