When women work to rise to the top, whether in politics, business or community advocacy, they face resistance, discrimination, social stereotypes and double standards, the President of the General Assembly said today as she opened a high-level event on…Read More
As pushback against women’s rights around the world threaten to reverse hard-won gains, conviction and political courage must drive forward progress and build on achievements, high-level speakers pledged at the opening session of the sixty-third …Read More
DROI’s main objectives involve ensuring that human rights are at the forefront of European foreign policy and mainstreaming human rights across all policy areas.One highlight of our work is the annual Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, which is awa…Read More
The Security Council adopted a resolution today that outlines steps leading towards the goal of ending conflict in Africa through enhanced international cooperation and partnership as well as robust support for peace operations led by the African Union…Read More
Note: Full coverage of today’s meeting of the Security Council will be available after its conclusion.Action on Draft Resolution
By a unanimous vote, the Security Council adopted resolution 2457 (2019).
ROSEMARY DICARLO, Under-Secret…Read More
What is the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls?
In September 2017, the EU and the UN launched an ambitious joint partnership to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls worldwide. It aims at mobilis…