Archive | 2 May 2017

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UN CELEBRATES FIRST EVER WORLD TUNA DAY

STATEMENT         UN CELEBRATES FIRST EVER WORLD TUNA DAY   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 2 May 2017 – The celebration for the first time by the United Nations of World Tuna Day on 2 May is an important step in recognizing the critical role of tuna to sustainable development, food security, economic […]

Gender publication launch

Shaping the international agenda: raising women’s voices in intergovernmental fora

As delivered Keynote Address by Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly at UN-Women, United Nations Office at Geneva and International Gender Champions (IGC) panel launch of the joint publication “Shaping the international agenda: raising women’s voices in intergovernmental fora” 2 May 2017     Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, President of UN-Women’s Executive Board UN-Women Deputy […]