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International Women’s Day 2016 ”Women and Sustainable Development Goals”

International Women’s Day 2016 ”Women and Sustainable Development Goals”

 Agenda International Women’s Day 2016 ”Women and Sustainable Development Goals” Friday 4 March 2016 Grand Ballroom, Impact Forum Building Impact Arena Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi Province   9.30-11.00 hrs Registration 11.00-12.00 hrs Discussion on the Women and Sustainable Development Goals Overview of Sustainable Development Goals By Ryratana Rangsitpol, Country Programme Coordinator (Thailand), UN Women Women and Education By Dr. Juree…

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Asia-Pacific Commemoration of International Women’s Day 2016: Interactive Dialogue on Gender Equality and SDGs

Asia-Pacific Commemoration of International Women’s Day 2016: Interactive Dialogue on Gender Equality and SDGs

The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. The United Nations, through the Regional Coordination Mechanism, will observe the day on 8 March, building momentum for the effective implementation of Gender Equality principles and targets of the Sustainable Development Goals. The commemoration will equally focus on commitments made to advancing…

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UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča concludes visit to Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand, 25 February 2016 UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenca concluded a two-day visit to Thailand today. Mr. Jenca met with Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Virasakdi Futrakul, with leaders of the Democratic Party and the Pheu Thai Party, and with representatives of civil society to exchange views on Thailand’s political developments and processes for transitioning back to a democratically-elected…

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UN building in Bangkok turns orange

UN building in Bangkok turns orange

UN Women in collaboration with United Nations ESCAP has lit up the United Nations Building and UNESCAP on Rajadamnoen Nok, Thailand’s oldest avenue in orange to raise awareness and encourage action to stop violence against women. Orange has been chosen as the colour as it is a bright and optimistic colour, representing a future free from violence against women and girls…

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THINK.EAT.SAVE 2015 – BANGKOK – 3 December 12PM until 2PM  Parc Paragon, Siam Paragon

THINK.EAT.SAVE 2015 – BANGKOK – 3 December 12PM until 2PM Parc Paragon, Siam Paragon

CLICK & REGISTER TO ATTEND EVENT THINK.EAT.SAVE 2015 – BANGKOK – Thursday, 3 December 12PM until 2PM Parc Paragon, Siam Paragon The UN Environment Programme Asia Pacific has enlisted the support of leading Australian food rescue organisation, OzHarvest, to educate and raise awareness about the issues of global food waste, food security and sustainability. To support the UN’s Sustainable Development…

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Community Learning Center (CLC) website, CLCpedia, Launched

Community Learning Center (CLC) website, CLCpedia, Launched

What is a CLC? A community learning centre is a local educational institution, usually set up and managed by local communities to provide various learning opportunities with the support of the government, NGOs, and the private sector. Literacy, post-literacy, income generation, life skill programmes and basic education are typically offered at CLCs. The learning programmes in CLCs vary according to…

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On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The Asia-Pacific Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women was organised at the UN Conference Centre in Bangkok on 25 November 2015. This year marks the five-year anniversary of the Asia-Pacific regional launch of the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Campaign. Three hundred and fifty people marched from the Government House in…

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UN’s Exhibition on Sustainable Development Goals

UN’s Exhibition on Sustainable Development Goals

World Leaders have committed to 17 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years. End extreme poverty. Fight inequality & injustice. Fix climate change. The Global Goals for sustainable development could get these things done. In all countries. For all people. If the Goals are going to work, everyone needs to know about them. TELL EVERYONE….

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