More people live in cities than ever before and by 2050, 6 billion people or as much as 70% of the global population is expected to live in urban areas. But rapid urbanization does not need to result in polluted urban sprawl. Continue reading →
DAR ES SALAAM, March 16 2018-Currently 28% of internationally-recruited staff in UN Peace Operations are women. The UN System-Wide Gender Parity Strategy sets a goal of 2028 to close this gender gap. The Department of Field Support manages rosters of pre-cleared candidates for possible fast-track selection in UN Peace Operations. However, currently only 32% of rostered candidates for field mission profiles are women. #MyImpactStory
DAR ES SALAAM, March 8, 2018: Yong LI, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on Wednesday signed a joint declaration to strengthen the cooperation between the United Republic of Tanzania and UNIDO in building industry and infrastructure.
The declaration supports the implementation of the Country´s Development Vision 2025; the Zanzibar Vision 2020; the Sustainable Industrial Development Plan, and its Integrated Industrial Development Strategy 2025 (IIDS 2025). Continue reading →
Tamko la Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka,Wakati ni Huu Sasa: Wanaharakati wa Vijijini na Mijini Wako
Tayari Kubadili Maisha ya Wanawake
Msaidizi Mwandamizi wa Katibu Mkuu wa Umoja wa Mataifa yaani UN Under-Secretary-
General na Mkurugenzi Mtendaji, Shirika la Umoja wa Mataifa Linaloshughulikia Maswala ya
Wanawake, tamko kwa ajili ya Siku ya Kimataifa ya Wanawake mwaka 2018
Mada ya mwaka huu inavutia maisha ya kusisimua ya wanaharakati wanawake ambao shauku
na kujitolea kwao vilitwaa haki za wanawake katika vizazi na vizazi, kwa ufanisi juhudi zao
zikaleta mabadiliko. Continue reading →
Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives
This year’s theme captures the vibrant life of the women activists whose passion and
commitment have won women’s rights over the generations, and successfully brought change.
We celebrate an unprecedented global movement for women’s rights, equality, safety and
justice, recognizing the tireless work of activists who have been central to this global push for
gender equality. Continue reading →
New York, 8 March 2018-We are at a pivotal moment for women’s rights. The historical and structural inequalities that have allowed oppression and discrimination to flourish are being exposed like never before. From Latin America to Europe to Asia, on social media, on film sets, on the factory floor and in the streets, women are calling for lasting change and zero tolerance for sexual assault, harassment, and discrimination of all kinds.
Achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls is the unfinished business of our time, and the greatest human rights challenge in our world. Continue reading →