November2019

  • UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed

    Nairobi Summit Coverage: Mobilizing $8 Billion for Women

    November 12th, 2019, Nairobi (Kenya): Private sector organizations including the Ford Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Philips, World Vision and many others announced today at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 they will mobilize some $8 billion in combined new pledges to achieve zero preventable maternal deaths, zero unmet need for...
  • H.E. Sarah bint Yousef Al Amiri, Minister of State of Advanced Sciences

    L’Oréal–UNESCO Program Recognizes Women in Science

    Six scientists win recognition for their pioneering research in scientific development in the region   November 12th, 2019, Dubai (UAE): The sixth edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Middle East Fellowship has recognized 6 leading women scientists who have made extraordinary discoveries in their fields in 2019....
  • Summit Welcome: Danish Minister of Development Cooperation Rasmus Prehn

    Nairobi Summit Opens With Commitment by Stakeholders

    November 12th, 2019, Nairobi (Kenya): World leaders, representatives of non-governmental organizations, young people, business leaders and community groups today began unveiling their commitments to end preventable maternal death, meet all women’s demand for family planning, and stop violence against women and girls by 2030. The commitments are being made...
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    Nairobi Summit Coverage: Smart investments can transform women’s lives

    November 2019, Nairobi (Kenya): Smart investments can transform women’s lives! This was the message that reverberated across the Nairobi Summit. The price tag to achieve three world-transforming results in the next decade – ending preventable maternal deaths, eliminating gender-based violence and harmful practices, and meeting the family planning needs of...
  • Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi

    Fostering Gender Equality in Publishing

    The event promotes equality during the opening of the PublisHer summit with global female literati.   November 11th, 2019, Sharjah (UAE): Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Vice President of International Publishers Association (IPA), and founder of PublisHer, has said that women stand on the brink of welcoming a new...
  • Instilling Tolerance

    Instilling Tolerance

    Dubai (United Arab Emirates): The second edition of World Tolerance Summit (WTS), under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and themed ‘Tolerance in Multiculturalism: Achieving the Social, Economic and Humane Benefits of a Tolerant...
  • SDGs Impact Summit

    Connecting the Global North And South For SDGs Impact

    The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were first established at the United Nations General Assembly in 2015 by 193 world leaders, with a commitment to ending global poverty, reducing inequalities and tackling climate change by 2030. With only 10 year’s left to achieve the SDGs, a high-level international forum...
  • gender equality

    The Inclusive Edge

    November 7th, 2019 New York (USA): IFF (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris:IFF) (TASE:IFF), a leading innovator of taste, scent, and nutrition, solidified its commitment to gender parity and women’s empowerment by emboldening internal practices and working with global partners to complement ongoing efforts to increase equality within its world-wide footprint. The...
  • Girl using a computer

    TechGirlz Launches Girls In Tech Summit

    November 7th, 2019, PHILADELPHIA (USA): The changing nature of work in America and the country’s corresponding shortage of technology workers continues to inspire a rising number of girls and women to pursue technology-related instruction and careers. As part of its year-long tenth anniversary celebration, nonprofit TechGirlz today unveiled the Girls in...