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‘Turn the tide’ across a turbulent world, UN chief urges key development forum 
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Monday, 12 October 2020
‘Turn the tide’ across a turbulent world, UN chief urges key development forum 
“Concrete, bold and implementable solutions” are needed to turn the tide on the many challenges the world is facing, including the COVID-19 pandemic, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, on the biggest day so far for the UN’s key international forum on sustainable development.  Read Full Article ...
 
Guterres: UN working ‘relentlessly’ to advance women, peace and security agenda
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Thursday, 08 October 2020
Guterres: UN working ‘relentlessly’ to advance women, peace and security agenda
Armed conflict has a disproportionate impact on women and girls – a key reason why women’s “full, equal and meaningful participation” in UN peacekeeping is suc...
 
COVID-19 underscores need to deliver on promise of landmark women’s rights conference
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Wednesday, 30 September 2020
COVID-19 underscores need to deliver on promise of landmark women’s rights conference
Unless countries act now, the COVID-19 pandemic could erase recent “fragile progress” towards gender equality, the UN Secretary-General warned on Thursday, urg...
 
Thailand: More than 100 companies pledge to strengthen women’s economic empowerment
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Tuesday, 29 September 2020
Thailand: More than 100 companies pledge to strengthen women’s economic empowerment
Chief executives of 110 companies in Thailand on Wednesday, have signed up to a new set of UN principles on women’s economic empowerment, pledging to improve g...
 
Harmful practices rob women and girls of ‘right to reach their full potential’
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Monday, 28 September 2020
Harmful practices rob women and girls of ‘right to reach their full potential’
Urgent, and accelerated action is needed to end female genital mutilation, child marriage, and other “harmful practices” and abuses carried out against women a...
 
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