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Thursday, February 28, 2019
Her innovation focuses on recycling fish waste into leather products by using sustainable and environmentally friendly processes, hence reducing up to 95% of the quantities of water used in the leather industry. Producing about 1000 fish skin pieces per month, she has consequently created a niche for herself, as her 100 % natural-based using plants like henna.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
New York, NY (December 20, 2017) – In commemoration of the United Nations International Human Solidarity Day, UN Women’s HeForShe movement issues an urgent call for men around the world to stand together in solidarity with each other and with women, to end sexual harassment. While stories of power imbalance and sexual harassment dominate the headlines, most of men have abstained from the current conversation. HeForShe invites men to break the silence by recording a short video...
Thursday, August 31, 2017
[As delivered] Madame President, Members of the Executive Board, Distinguished delegates, Colleagues and friends, Thank you so much, Madame President, for a very inspiring and encouraging presentation. It is hard to believe that this is the last Executive Board session presided over by yourself. It has been an intense but very fast year. Thank you so much for all your support and your dedication as President of the Executive Board; for your constructive and open...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Empowering adolescent girls and young women through education is the aim – and the name – of a programme launched in New York today by UNESCO, UN Women, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and the World Bank.