Women have a “powerful voice” in the global scientific community, the head of a UN partner organization that works to end nuclear testing has said.
Science is truly invested in human dignity and can be used to improve the quality of people’s lives, the president of the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan has said.
Women are being urged by a UN independent expert to “open their eyes” and form a “real sisterhood” to counter the “alarming backlash” against women’s rights underway in many parts of the world.
A ban on all nuclear testing would send a “clear message” that the international community is determined to achieve a nuclear-free world.
Protecting girls from forced or underage initiations like female circumcision has always been a focus of Sylvia Blyden, Sierra Leone’s Minister of Gender and Social Affairs.
Girls and boys are missing out on education: UN deputy chief
Young people can help mobilize support for a nuclear weapon-free world by spreading the word through social media, according to the head of a UN partner organisation working to end nuclear testing.
Refugee chefs from countries such as Afghanistan, Eritrea and Somalia are showcasing their culinary skills in restaurants across 13 European cities this month.
New UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador will advocate for young refugees
Although many countries have ratified UN conventions against terrorism, there still needs to be more action to get these provisions included in national laws.