Tag: UN Women

UNICEF’s Women Ambassadors Give Voice to the Voiceless

UNICEF’s Women Goodwill Ambassadors Give Voice to the Voiceless “It is essential that the hard-won rights of Afghan women and girls are protected”, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council. Women are not just half of the global population, it has been shown that their full participation in public life “enhances economic results, prompts greater investment in social protection, leads to more sustainable peace…

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Four Women Win 2020 Young Champions of the Earth Prize

By  Jessie Tu The Young Champions of the Earth Prize, established by The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have been awarded to seven young environmental trailblazers across the world. The winners were selected from a large pool of candidates who have created meaningful and immediate solutions a diversity of challenges affecting the world; including climate change, biodiversity loss, water pollution and waste…

GC4Women and SV-NED hosts Women and Youth in Innovation and Technology at the United Nations.

On Thursday, October 18th 2018, the Global Connections for Women Foundationand Silicon Valley- Nigeria Economic Development Inc. (SV-NED Inc.) are proud to host the 21st Century Women and Youth in Innovation and Technology at the United Nations during the 2018 General Assembly. The conference is presented in collaboration with the United Nations, UN Women, and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. SV-NED Inc.…

Youth Harness the Power of Tech to Combat Violence Against Women and Girls.

The campaign which brought together people of various ages and backgrounds, who were all inspired by activism and altruism, proved that the youth, civil society and business sector can work together to generate new ideas and solution to combat violence against women and girls. A 48-hour Hackathon in Sarajevo brought gender and tech experts together with youth from all around…