This article describes the inaugural meeting of the High-level Group on Justice for Women, which took place in The Hague from 28 – 29 May. Convened by UN Women, the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), the High-level Group consists of justice, human rights and gender experts from governments, civil society organizat
The 2017 Annual report will give you insights into WILPF 2017 achievements: from banning nuclear weapons, to the convening to reclaim the UN, to amplifying the voices of grassroots women peace activists, 2017 was about creating new spaces.
On 18 June states and NGOs will meet in New York for the Third Review Conference of the UN Programme of Action (POA) on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW), and stakeholders will be addressing the attainment of target 16.4 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
A Small Island State of 33 atolls spanning 3.5 million square kilometers of ocean, Kiribati is faced with a number of development challenges, including climate change. While rated as one of the poorest countries in the Pacific, there has been remarkable progress since 2014. Increasing employment opportunities in the public and private sector have been complimented by increases in overseas worker schemes, but unemployment is still high.
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