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World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS +10) – Informal Interactive Stakeholder Consultation

On October 19th, NABU representatives participated in Informal Interactive Stakeholder Consultation of the World Summit on the Information Society held at the United Nations Headquarters. The stakeholders discussed the crucial role of bolstering information society in developing counties. The areas of improvement included strengthening information infrastructure, traditional and digital education, the Cloud, Big Data, and … Continue reading

International Day for Eradication of Poverty

On October 16, 2015, NABU representatives participated in the event held at the United Nations Headquarters by the ECOSOC division to commemorate the International Day for Eradication of Poverty (October 17th). The gathering brought together representatives of various stakeholders in order to promote ending severe poverty around the world. The session highlighted some of the … Continue reading

NABU’s Official Statement to UN CSW – “Equal Wage for Women is a Human Right”

October 11, 2015 As articulated by the United Nation’s High Commissioner for Human Rights: “Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status. These rights are all interrelated, interdependent and indivisible.” From this fundamental principle also follows … Continue reading

“ISIS and the Impact on Women”

On October 6, 2015, the UN Women for Peace Association hosted an event at the UN Headquarters themed ISIS and its Impact on Women dedicated to raising awareness of predicaments women face on territories occupied by ISIS. Some of the issues discussed included: sexual slavery, rape, subjugation, violence as well as other types of injustice … Continue reading