As female security officers sworn in, Ban Ki-moon stresses need for gender parity

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reaffirmed his commitment to gender parity at all levels of the United Nations at an induction ceremony today at the world body’s headquarters in New York welcoming the first-ever all-female class of security officers.

UN-sponsored meeting calls for more male facilitators in gender training

Increasing the number of qualified male trainers in gender training for security personnel is one of the key conclusions of an online expert-group discussion hosted by the United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW) and its partners in Santo Domingo.