Archive for March, 2013

Applications to the 2013 Fellowship program for journalists sponsored by the Dag Hammarskjold Fund for Journalists

18th March 2013 Uncategorized

New York – United Nations (NY). The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2013 fellowship program. The application deadline is Friday, April 5, 2013. (more…)

UN Women Song

18th March 2013 Uncategorized

Global – UN Women has its very own theme song! “One Woman”, launched to coincide with International Women’s Day around the world, is now available at www.song.unwomen.org together with the music video. (more…)

UN commission on women ends with adoption of global plan to end gender-based violence

18th March 2013 Uncategorized

New York – Top United Nations officials today welcomed an agreement by more than 130 Member States on the prevention and elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls, and urged governments to translate the outcome of the ‘historic’ gathering into concrete actions to protect and promote women’s human rights and fundamental freedoms. (more…)

Mali: UN force possible in July, senior peacekeeping official says

18th March 2013 Uncategorized

New York – The United Nations could have a peacekeeping operation in place in Mali this July, with approval from the Malian Government and the Security Council, a senior United Nations official today said wrapping up his week-long visit to Mali. (more…)

UN chief congratulates Xi Jinping on election as President of China

18th March 2013 Uncategorized

New York – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated Xi Jinping on his election as President of the People’s Republic of China by the National People’s Congress. (more…)