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UN Joint Presence Re-established in Nauru

UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet meets with women from Nauru who are attending a six-month training course in solar engineering at Barefoot College in Jaipur, India. Ms. Bachelet was hosted by Bunker Roy (third from right), the founder of Barefoot College.  Photo credit: UN Women/Gaganjit Singh ChandokUN Women Representative and United Nations Resident Coordinator Elzira Sagynbaeva and United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative Akiko Fujii recently visited Nauru for an official visit to Government Officials and to re-establish the UN Joint Presence office. The Joint Presence office focuses on assisting the Continue reading

Sustainable Development starts with children, youth and women

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with volunteers of “My World”, a UN-led global survey of people’s priorities for a better world. The results of the survey will be shared with international leaders in setting the next global development agenda.  Two of the young volunteers. 11 March 2013 United Nations, New YorkToday, as Pacific countries gather to plan the “future we want,” UN agencies and partners from across the region are calling for children, youth and women to be at the heart of sustainable development. A roundtable discussion to be held this afternoon will bring together representatives from government, development partners Continue reading