News
Stories
12 results found
1 - 12 of 12 Results

Press Release: Women should have a greater role in peacebuilding and European integration

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

In a regional conference on women’s participation in peace and European integration, women politicians, parliamentarians and civil society from countries in region, and UN Women representatives called for a greater role of women in peace processes and European integration in the region of Western Balkans. More

Press Release: Local women need voice for regional and international peace to hold

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Partesh and Klokot, Kosovo [1] - Members of the Regional Women’s Lobby for Peace, Security and Justice in South Eastern Europe (RWLSEE) took part in a two-day international conference on how women at the local level can play a greater role in peace-building. Participants from seven countries of the region explored ways to promote women, peace and security, with a focus on multi-ethnic municipalities of Partesh and Klokot in southeastern Kosovo. They analysed common challenges and ways... More

From where I stand: "It is professionalism that matters, not gender"

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

When I finished high school, I wanted to go to law school, but my father told me that practicing law was not for women. This is how I entered the faculty of political and social studies. Actually, I was thinking about being a soldier at that time, which is why I contacted the recruitment commission of the Ministry of Defence several times during my studies at the university. I became interested in their educational process and wanted to enrol when they opened an opportunity to individuals with... More

Speech: “It is essential to have women in the centre of peacemaking”—Executive Director

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Remarks by UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the Opening Session of the Workshop on the Rights of Internally Displaced Women and Women Affected by Conflict in Recovery and Peacebuilding in Kyiv, Ukraine More

Women forge peace along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border

Thursday, February 2, 2017

In 2016, 28 women were successfully trained to participate in and collaborate on various cross-border issues, including disputes over shared natural resources. More

Civil society refugee advocates forge recommendations ahead of World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Governments should ensure refugee women’s participation in decisions that affect them, say participants at UN Women-Oxfam “Women on the Move” workshop. More

Peace activists call for more women in peace negotiations and the security sector

Monday, February 15, 2016

Civil society representatives from Europe and Central Asia say more measures are needed for more women to have leadership roles in peace negotiations and in the security sector. More

Women must play active role in Ukraine’s peacebuilding and post-conflict recovery efforts, say women’s groups

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Low numbers of women in senior security positions in peace negotiations a major concern, according to experts at a UN Women-OSCE meeting. More

Balkan women make inroads in peace and politics

Friday, October 24, 2014

With support from UN Women, women leaders in the Balkans are putting gender issues at the centre of politics and fueling women’s empowerment in order to bring peace and stability to the region. More

Coming of age, youth become gender equality champions in Kyrgyzstan

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Through summer schools and special youth workshops, students and teachers across Kyrgyzstan are learning how to empower girls and become young gender activists in their own schools and communities. More

Roza Otunbayeva has acknowledged the work of UN Women in the post-conflict Kyrgyzstan

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

In the course of a bilateral meeting with the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for Peace building Support Judy Cheng-Hopkins H.E. President of Kyrgyzstan Roza Otunbayeva has expressed her gratitude to UN Women and other UN agencies for timely assistance in reconstruction of the Southern region of the country, which became flash point of interethnic conflicts June last year. More

Miroslav Jenča meets members of Kyrgyz Women’s Peace Network

Thursday, September 8, 2011

The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Central Asia and the head of the UN Centre for Preventive Diplomacy Miroslav Jenča has discussed women’s peacemaking and peacebuilding efforts in Kyrgyzstan with the representatives of Women’s Peace Network in the course of his visit to Osh. More

1 - 12 of 12 Results