Engaging the Public
As the world strives to counter and prevent violent extremism, the protection and empowerment of women and girls must be a key consideration.
Secretary-General Ban in message on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2015
- COP21: Ban tells world leaders ‘a political moment like this may not come again’
- DR Congo: Ban condemns attack on UN base, calls for perpetrators to be brought to justice
- Ban welcomes peaceful elections in Burkina Faso, salutes strong participation of women at polls
- COP21: on eve of UN climate conference, Ban says 'time for action is now'