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Ashley Judd Appointed New UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador

Mar 17, 2016 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, March 15 2016 – Ashley Judd speaks at a press conference on her appointment as the UN Population Fund’s (UNFPA) new Goodwill Ambassador today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, March 15 2016 – Acclaimed humanitarian, actor and writer, Ashley Judd, was appointed UNFPA’s newest Goodwill Ambassador today. “Ashley and UNFPA will be joining forces to raise awareness of the huge work that still needs to be done across the world to stop women dying giving life and to empower women to choose when and how often to [Read More]

CSW60: Forum On Women’s Empowerment

Mar 11, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, March 10 2016 – Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), briefs journalists on the sixtieth session of the Commission on Status of Women (CSW60), scheduled to take place at UN headquarters from 14 to 24 March 2016. Also addressing the press with her was Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, CSW Chair and Permanent Representative of Brazil to the UN. Photo by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   by Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, March 11 2016 – The empowerment of women and ending violence against women [Read More]

World Wildlife Day 2016

Mar 4, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, 3 March 2016– As the world marks the third World Wildlife Day under the theme “The future of wildlife is in our hands”, the United Nations announced today plans for a Global Coalition campaign to end the illegal trade in wildlife. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on UN agencies, CITES and partners to provide a coordinated response to wildlife crime and spread the message that there should be zero tolerance for poaching. “Time is running out to save some of the world’s most iconic species,” he said.  “Much more needs to be done by key actors on [Read More]

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