By José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General The scourge of malnutrition affects the most vulnerable in society, and it hurts most in the earliest stages of life. Today, more than 800 million people are chronically hungry, about 11 percent of the global population. Undernutrition is the underlying cause of almost half of all […]
UN agencies in Kosovo in partnership with the Association of Journalists of Kosovo marked the 9th anniversary of poverty Journalism Award in 2014, today at 17:00, at the Museum of Kosovo. Award ceremony of Journalism Poverty Prize was held to honor the best stories from all media published between October 2013 and October 2014. […]
UN Women is seeking to recruit motivated youngsters from Kosovo to contribute to the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence in Kosovo campaign. Selected applicants will undergo a 2-day and 1-day training in Prishtina, and will then produce a written and/or visual work on campaign’s themes in accordance with their interests. The submissions […]
This May, two consultants from the United Nations Millennium Campaign arrived in Kosovo to meet with civil society groups and United Nations agencies in order to engage them in a United Nations campaign called MY World. MY World is a global citizen survey commissioned by the UN Secretary General, Ban-ki Moon, and administered by the […]
On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2014 – celebrated on March 8 around the world – UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka stresses that “progress for women is progress for all.” Celebrating progress already made for women’s rights, women’s empowerment and gender equality, she further urged women, men, youth, and leaders of nations, communities, religion and commerce to recommit to making gender equality a global reality.
For more information on International Women’s Day, please visit: www.unwomen.org