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Gobiernos respaldan nuevas funciones para la Comisión de la Mujer World Social Forum in Belem, Brazil
" Esto consolidará los esfuerzos para incorporar la igualdad de género en todos los debates y medidas mundiales sobre desarrollo sostenible." "the indigenous peoples spoke as an important voice of the forum ... They came in their warpaint; one indigenous woman explained to me that they consider themselves engaged in a fight to save their forest from exploitation and destruction "
Les gouvernements approuvent de nouveaux rôles pour la Commission de la condition de la femme World Social Forum 2008 and 2009: Meeting defines mobilisation schedule for process and working groups
"Ceci renforcera les initiatives d’intégration de l’égalité des sexes à travers l’ensemble des actions et des débats mondiaux sur le développement durable." "The meeting had two main agendas: the preparation for the week and day of mobilisation and global action (January 26 2008) and discussions on the first initiatives towards 2009 event organisation"
UN Commission on the Status of Women revamps working methods Culture of Peace Advocacy at the UN: Education about Peace Education
"This will strengthen efforts to integrate gender equality across all global debates and actions on sustainable development" "With the creation of a Culture of Peace Working Group in Geneva, we are now working together with other NGOs to focus on the Human Right to Peace"
The 15 Journalists Putting Women’s Rights on the Front Page Culture of Peace Advances Despite Media Silence
"The international advocacy organisation Women Deliver have named 15 journalists for their dedication to gender issues" "700 organizations participating from over 100 countries in the 2005 World Report on the Culture of Peace ... report provides the first comprehensive view of the progress of the global movement for a culture of peace, since it was called for in 1999 by United Nations Resolution A/53/243. "
U.N. Says Maternal Mortality Rate Has Nearly Halved since 1990 The Colonel Who Saved the Earth
"More women are giving birth in a health facility, more women and girls are receiving the sexual and reproductive health services they want and need, and more pregnant women are receiving anti-retrovirals to prevent HIV transmission to their babies" "Had Petrov cracked and triggered a response, Soviet missiles would have rained down on U.S. cities"
ICC/Judges - Women at the top at the International Criminal Court The 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
"This is the first time the ICC has had an all-female leadership" "A group of Human Rights 'elders' has a sign-up page on the Internet to garner a billion signatures this year for the 60th Anniversary ... I appeal to all CPNN readers to assess their feelings about the UDHR and to consider participating in this endeavor."
Una argentina presidirá la Corte Penal Internacional Gathering the Pieces of Peace
"Esta es la primera vez que la Corte Penal Internacional ha tenido un liderazgo exclusivamente femenin" "I thought the best way to reach people was using the internet so I created a site ... with the aim to connect the web sites to each other that support world peace. "
La juge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi élue Présidente de la Cour pénale internationale Her Name Is Jody Williams, a Book Review
"C'est la première fois que la CPI a eu une direction entièrement féminin" "A Vermont Girl's Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize "
UN Commission on Status of Women: Implementing the Beijing Platform for Action The Nobel Peace Prize for 2011
"Setting a new record this year, more than 1,100 NGOs and a total of 8,600 representatives have registered to participate" " It is the Norwegian Nobel Committee’s hope that the prize to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman will help to bring an end to the suppression of women that still occurs in many countries, and to realise the great potential for democracy and peace that women can represent. "
Comisión de la Condición Jurídica y Social de la Mujer: Implementación de la Plataforma de Acción de Beijing Book Publication: Peace: A World History
"Este año se ha marcado un nuevo récord: más de 1.100 ONG y un total de 8.600 representantes se han registrado para participar" "Peace: A World History is the first study to explore the full spectrum of peace and peacemaking from prehistoric to contemporary times in a single volume aimed at improving their prospects."
Commission de la condition de la femme: Application du Programme d'Action de Beijing The gift of Change: The Global Youth Assembly 2007
"Un nouveau record a été établi cette année, avec l’inscription de plus de 1100 ONG et de 8600 représentants au total." "a project to keep the momentum of the assembly going on; so this assembly would not have a dead end like most of the other youth "Things"."
Mobile Technology a Lever for Women’s Empowerment Book Review of The Real Wealth of Nations
"Providing women with greater access to mobile technology could increase literacy, advance development and open up much-needed educational and employment opportunities, according to experts at the fourth United Nations’ Mobile Learning Week conference" "Eisler contributes by promoting a "new economics" and by recognizing the recent efforts by a number of economists to include measures of household work as an important part of a nation's economic output."
Move the Money! The Global Campaign on Military Spending The Day of the Girl Has Come
"In December 2014, the International Peace Bureau (IPB) announced the launch of a permanent, global, year- round campaign to tackle the worldwide issue of excessive military spending." "a MUST SEE video that embodies what has happened to the young 14 year old girl “Malala” in Pakistan "
Amnesty International: A Devastating Year Advocating for UPEACE at the UN
"There can be no security without human rights. . . .We must hope that, looking backward to 2014 in the years to come, what we lived through in 2014 will be seen as a nadir - an ultimate low point - from which we rose up and created a better future." "The UPEACE alumni advocacy team met with 30 UN missions, 10 UN agencies, and 7 NGOs. The project was highlighted by two events, each with over 100 individuals in attendance. "
Amnistía Internacional : Un año demoledor The Peace Gong Article- and Poster-making competition on Peace
"Sin derechos humanos no puede haber seguridad. . . Debemos esperar que, cuando en años venideros miremos hacia 2014, lo que hemos vivido este año se considere un nadir —el punto más bajo alcanzable— a partir del cual nos hayamos alzado y creado un futuro mejor." "The aim of the competition is to promote critical thinking abilities amongst children on non-violent methods of resolving conflicts; understand the causes and impact of conflicts in their own communities and how resolution of these conflicts leads to a culture of peace "