Category Archives: Press Releases

The Secretary-General’s message on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

By | 29 May 2014

New York, 29 May 2014 – United Nations peacekeeping has a long and proud history, with more than one million peacekeepers having served in more than 70 operations on four continents since its establishment in 1948. Looking to the future, we can be confident that as new challenges emerge, United Nations peacekeeping will evolve to… Read More »

UN Women calls on global citizens to bring gender equality into focus

By | 23 May 2014

Launches Beijing+20 Campaign: Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it! New York, 22 May – UN Women today launched a major campaign in the lead-up to the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the historic Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing. A year of activities around the world will aim to mobilize governments and citizens alike… Read More »