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UN Secretary-General appoints Nikhil Seth for UNITAR

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Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire New York, 8 June 2015 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon announced today the appointment of Nikhil Seth of India as Executive Director of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). He will succeed Sally Fegan-Wyles of Ireland, to whom the Secretary-General expressed his utmost gratitude for her dedication and commitment to the United Nations. Mr. Seth brings to the position over 35 years of service as an international and national civil servant and a wealth of experience in leading, supporting and managing complex portfolios and inter-governmental processes, including United Nations summits and conferences in [Read More]

World Women’s Health and Development Forum

Feb 23, 2015 United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Stephanie Zawalski/Europa Newswire February 11, 2015 UNITED NATIONS — February 11th, the two day inaugural World Women’s Health and Development Forum commenced, hosted in collaboration with United Nations Innovation and Development and the Royal Academy of Science International Trust, RASIT.  Over the two days, 55 speakers including representatives from the United Nations and government entities presented on the physical, mental, and economic status of women’s health and development. The forum closed with deliverables being passed onto UN Women for further development. RASIT’s director, Princess of IRAQ, Nisreen El-Hashemite began the forum describing the importance of recognizing that men and women [Read More]

World Women’s Health Forum Presents Action Items for Post 2015 Agenda

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Stephanie Zawalski/Europa Newswire February 12, 2015 UNITED NATIONS –Today Princess Nisreen El-Hashemite of Iraq presented the Zero Draft Declaration to Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Lakshmi Puri, with the understanding that UN Women will continue to push for the action items stated in the document through appropriate UN channels including next months World Health Assembly hosted by the World Health Organization. The “Call to Action” includes 28 separate action items, most of which revolve around the incorporation of ideas surrounding the unique physical and mental health needs of women and girls as well as accessibility to education and health [Read More]

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