Tag: United Nations

On World Refugee Day 2020, Women Political Leaders wishes to amplify the power of acceptance and the power of recognition. Alongside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ (UNHCR) campaign Every Action Counts, WPL highlights that women’s journeys count.   Refugees, and women refugees in particular, endure crises that are more intense and harmful than many […]

On April 24th, the global community commemorates the second annual International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace.  2020 marks countless transformative anniversaries for peacebuilding, the advancement of women’s equality, and sustainable development, including the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace, and security.  In light of the current […]

The rapidly evolving Covid-19 pandemic is presenting the global community with unprecedented challenges; challenges that disregard frontiers and demand a unique international response and cross-border cooperation. In the last days, major conferences have been postponed to save lives, and minimise impact. The 64th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, is one of […]