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Women’s Rights

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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

UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT 2015

On September 25, 2015, the United Nations launches its summit to finalize and formally adopt the new Sustainable Development Agenda. As the Millennium Development Goals, adopted in 2000, comes to an end at the end of this year, it is important to adopt a new set of goals to continue the work on development. Until … Continue reading

Notes from the Hearings of the General Assembly with NGOs, Civil Society Organizations, Major Groups and the Private Sector in preparation for the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda

NABU representatives participated in the Hearings of the General Assembly with NGOs, Civil Society Organizations, Major Groups and the Private Sector in preparation for the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda. The meeting was held at the UN headquarters, from 26-27 May. During the hearing, the General Assembly listened to … Continue reading