“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
Breaking News from the Peace Table in Havana
November 6, 2013
Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.
As the Colombian Government prepares to meet with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba,
Nancy Sanchez has been working for human rights in Colombia for two decades.
Today, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgency group meet in Oslo
On Monday, October 15, the government and FARC negotiators will sit down in Oslo to begin the next phase of the Colom
A decade after the last attempt to end Latin America's longest-running insurgency failed, the Colombian government an
Now that world leaders have addressed the United Nations General Assembly, it's time to think about the role of globa
While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities rem
Melanne Verveer, Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues, will travel to Belgium on September 17 - 18, 2012, to
Last week, on Thursday, September 6, Sandra Ramírez filed into Havana‘s convention palace with five of h
Two U.S. government agencies, the Department of State and the U.S.
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
It's the Americas' largest reunion.
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
The news of the day was that Democratic representatives walked out of a hearing on “religious liberty and birth
When three women, including Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, an alumna of Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), rece
Would the world be more peaceful if women were in charge?
A new action plan opens far-reaching possibilities to improve the security of women and the world.
Guatemalan human rights defender Norma Cruz – leader of the women's rights organization ‘Survivors' Found
The United States hopes to prevent and defuse conflicts by getting more women seated at negotiating tables around the
Earlier this week, through the promotion its Gender Unit, the Minustah held at the Hotel Montana, workshops with elev
This week in NY was the annual opening of the UN General Assembly where heads of states make their speeches.
Argentina's president is a woman, Cristina Fernández, and the country has one of the highest percentages of wo
Women are playing a leading role in a powerful social movement addressing natural resource protection, adaptation to
Judging from her résumé, Leah Cox has the makings of a solid political candidate.
Women can be a major power in convincing Mideast leaders to agree to a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal, U.S.
Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the White House Council on Women
In this interview Marcia talks about achievements and set backs of the Nicaraguan women's movement over the last few
Women hold less than 30 percent of senior positions in the U.S.
The headquarters building here is undergoing renovations.
On this International Women's Day, it is fitting that we reflect upon United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325
Speech by Inés Alberdi, UNIFEM Executive Director
Date: 4 March 2010
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke briefly yesterday about the need for Afghan women and girls to be involved i
SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, good afternoon, everyone.
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
This conference's aim is to explore the strategies and tactics of everyday resistance, in particular that of women an
Apr 6, 2011
Organization of American States (OAS)
Hundred years have passed since the initiative to highlight the achievements of women in the world was launched.
Bogotá, 3 September 2012
Yesterday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos delivered his address to the General Assembly.
Last week, I came to Bogotá to participate in the Peace Summit of Mayors and Governors.