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  December
   
 
23 Women’s political participation in North Africa enhanced under UN-backed project
   
22 UN proclaims International Year of Youth in 2010
   
18 New climate change deal in sight, Ban says as Copenhagen talks near end
   
17 World Family Summit +5 - Istanbul in World Press News
   
16 Ban calls for accelerated action in home stretch of Copenhagen climate talks
   
16 Gender Equality for Better Cities and a Better World
   
16 Executive Director of UNICEF, on the occasion of Human Rights Day
   
16 International Network of Women Philosophers holds its First Assembly at UNESCO
   
14 The New Elected Executive Board For The 17th Constitutional Mandate 2010-2013
   
11 Istanbul Declaration - World Family Summit +5
   
04 World Family Summit +5 Coverage -Now Available
   
  November
   
 
20 Universal Children's Day - 20 November
   
19 Irina Bokova takes office as Director-General of UNESCO - Message
   
19 Future generations in jeopardy unless urgent efforts
   
19 UN expert on children and armed conflict visits West Darfur
   
18 UN report points to central role women play in efforts to fight climate change
   
17 New agreements will deliver funds, expertise to help UN combat hunger
   
17 UN forum on women celebrates progress in Asia-Pacific, notes challenges
   
17 UN Secretary-General UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign
   
13 Tens of thousands of Somali women and children benefit from UN health initiative
   
13 Ban encourages world leaders to accept Denmark’s invite to UN climate summit
   
13 New UN projects seek to speed up progress on global anti-poverty goals
   
12 Dag Hammarskjöld Scholarship Fund gives inspiration award
   
12 Food shortages incapacitate and kill millions of children each year – UN report
   
11 Beijing at 15 online discussions - Gender Equality, Development and Peace
   
11 UNICEF to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
   
11 Violence against women and HIV
   
10 Health care for women still far below need and expectation, UN report finds
   
10 UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors featured in video spots for child rights
   
09 UNICEF and Xinhua join forces to promote children’s rights
   
09 Iraqi decision means election preparations can now proceed, Ban says
   
09 UN Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women
   
06 Working together, nations can tackle today’s major challenges – Ban
   
06 UNFPA Report Linking Climate Change, Women to Be Released on 18 November
   
06 General Assembly backs findings of UN report into Gaza conflict
   
06 Malnutrition on the rise among rural Tajik children, UN warns
   
05 Top UN human rights official to embark on first official visit to Brazil
   
05 UN to relocate some Afghanistan staff following deadly attack
   
04 Greater UN coordination can boost efforts to achieve anti-poverty goals – Migiro
   
04 Prominent essayists reflect on the Convention on the Rights of the Child impact
   
04 Call for unified approach to HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health
   
04 Statement by Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women
   
04 UNESCO commemorates slain Israeli Prime Minister and peace-maker Yitzhak Rabin
   
03 New UN campaign aims to save over 5 million children from pneumonia deaths
   
03 Presidential candidate pulls out of Afghan run-off election – UN
   
03 Secretary-General's Message - International Day Preventing the Exploitation
   
03 Sierra Leonean judge elected head of UN-backed war crimes tribunal
   
03 UNICEF sounds alarm over numbers of South Asian children trapped in poverty
   
03 UNIFEM Goodwill Ambassador Executive Director on Ending Violence Against Women
   
  October
   
 
30 General Assembly to consider UN probe into Gaza conflict next week
   
29 UN body overseeing world’s great heritage sites elects 12 new members
   
29 All aboard the UN Kyoto-Copenhagen express for climate change
   
29 UN’s Balkan war crimes tribunal re-elects President and Vice-President to new terms
   
28 Secretary-General condemns deadly bombing in Pakistani city
   
28 World must recommit to slash maternal mortality as goal lags far behind – UN
   
28 Sudan one of world’s more dangerous places for mothers – UNICEF
   
28 UNICEF responds to lack of health care for mothers and newborns in Sierra Leone
   
28 Family Planning Key to Improving Maternal Health, Affirm World Delegates
   
28 Five Key Areas for Moving Forward: Reflections with Parliamentarians on ICPD/15
   
28 Conflict intensifies as winter closes in on displaced families in Pakistan
   
26 Women business executives have key role in ensuring better world
   
26 Investiture of Irina Bokova as Director-General of UNESCO
   
26 With concerts, films and ceremonies, UN marks its 64th birthday
   
26 UN agency concerned over forced returns of asylum-seekers from central Iraq
   
23 Lebanese pop star Nancy Ajram named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Middle East
   
23 Testimony of Mallika Dutt on International Violence Against Women
   
23 UNIFEM Goodwill Ambassador UN Trust Fund Grantee Testify at U.S. House
   
22 WFS+5 Video Gallery Section Update
   
22 30th Anniversary the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
   
22 Gender and desertification: Expanding roles for women to restore drylands
   
21 Childhood vaccines at all-time high, but poorest 20 per cent still lack access
   
21 Top UN official concerned over delay in amending Iraqi election law
   
21 Children bearing brunt of Central African Republic’s troubles, says UNICEF official
   
21 Asia Pacific Meeting Reaffirms Commitment to Reproductive and Sexual Health
   
21 Report Launched on Afghanistan’s First Class of Women Parliamentarians
   
20 WFO invited to A Tribute to 61 Years of UN Peacekeeping
   
20 WFP thanks European Union for commitment to fight against hunger
   
20 Migiro addresses pilot countries of ‘One UN’ reform programme
   
20 Red Cross and parliamentarians call for respect for humanitarian law
   
20 Goodwill Ambassadors and Mahmoud Kabil visit Occupied Palestinian Territories
   
19 UNESCO Forum on Gender Equality
   
19 WFO invited to Educational Session “Climate Change, Poverty & Social Inclusion"
   
19 UNICEF/WHO joint report on preventing, treating the second leading killer of children
   
19 Additional funding helps UN agency feed Timorese schoolchildren
   
19 Two UNICEF advocates, Queen Rania and Mia Farrow, meet in Jordan
   
19 Final Hours of The Event - Stand Up Now!
   
19 WFO invited to Pre-registration for the 54th Commission on the Status of Women
   
19 Young people speak out at event focused on Child Participation
   
19 Senior UN official welcomes release of female aid workers abducted in Darfur
   
19 UN calls for action and investment to eradicate global poverty
   
19 Ban enlists UN school in war against poverty
   
19 Russia advances in aiding indigenous peoples but challenges remain – UN expert
   
16 UN rights expert credits Brazil with major progress on improving access to food
   
16 UN relief agencies still seeking access to conflict-displaced Yemenis
   
16 Ban discusses development and human rights with head of Amnesty International
   
16 Join the discussion between Nigerian and Italian Parliaments
   
16 WFO invited to Special Procedures Early Warning and Emerging Issues Round Table
   
15 General Assembly Elects 5 non-permanent Security Council members for 2 years
   
15 UNESCO honours five exceptional women scientists
   
15 Irina Bokova elected Director-General of UNESCO
   
15 Nearly five million children in Horn of Africa now hungry, UNICEF says
   
15 First UN human rights office in European Union opens in Brussels
   
15 Member States elect 31 countries to join UNESCO’s governing body
   
15 15 October International Day of Rural Women
   
15 Plight of conflict-displaced children deserves greater attention, says top UN official
   
14 Commission on status of Women Elects New Chair of 54th and 55th Sessions
   
14 UNESCO Election of Members of the Executive Board
   
14 Towards Poverty Eradication
   
14 US Senator calls for greater action to protect women in conflict zones
   
14 Irina Bokova chosen as candidate to the post of Director-General
   
14 Statement by Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women - NY
   
14 Secretary-General says progress in improving maternal health is slow
   
14 First UN human rights office in European Union opens in Brussels
   
14 14 October International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
   
14 Secretary-General says at opening of exhibition "Congo Women Portraits of War"
   
14 Top UN official calls for swift and orderly release of child soldiers in Nepal
   
13 ANJAF 20 anos a Intervir - Espectáculo de Solidariedade Social
   
13 The Stand Up, Take Action against Poverty Update
   
13 Ban appeals for funding to make women’s health and gender equality a reality
   
13 Migiro lauds extensive partnership between UN and European Union
   
13 WFO invited to the Faith Series - DPI/NGO briefing of the Fall 2009 season
   
13 Hollywood actor Orlando Bloom named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
   
13 Aid workers must have access to those in need in Yemen, stresses top UN official
   
13 Ban calls for donor support to treat mental disorders in developing countries
   
13 UN experts sound the alarm for safety of human rights defenders in the Gambia
   
13 Food aid from UN agency reaches 1.3 million Somalis
   
13 UN human rights office welcomes release of Iranian detainees in Iraq
   
13 UNICEF chief meets with storm and flood victims in the Philippines
   
08 Stand Up Against Poverty New Video - UN Millennium Campaign
   
08 Ban announces seven new members of advisory group of UN emergency fund
   
08 WFO invited to the nominations for Chair of the 63RD Annual DPI/NGO Conference
   
08 A New Agency for Women Emerges
   
08 Hike in agricultural investment needed to feed world’s surging population
   
07 Statement On Explosion At WFP Offices In Islamabad, Pakistan
   
07 World Family Organization invited to the Holocaust and UN Outreach Programme
   
07 Gender and sexuality: Partners gather for global expert forum in Asia
   
07 UN calls for steps to save millions of children from trafficking, abuse
   
07 UNICEF supports efforts to immunize Rwandan children against measles
   
07 Treating malnutrition among displaced children in Yemen - UNICEF
   
07 UN appeals for $74 million to help flood victims in Philippines
   
06 Governor General of Canada calls for an “ethic of sharing” - address to UNESCO EB
   
06 L’OREAL-UNESCO laureate awarded Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
   
06 Statement by Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women - NY
   
05 The WFO congratulates Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games bid victory
   
05 The 2009 Human Development Report
   
05 The Secretary-General Message on The International Day of Non-Violence
   
05 5 October World Habitat Day
   
05 Register for Stand Against Poverty
   
05 Ban Urges Investment in Women and Girls, Particulary During Economic Crisis
   
05 Accelerating Progress in Maternal and Newborn Health H4 Agencies Present their Plan
   
05 Ban condemns ‘heinous’ attack on UN food aid office in Pakistan
   
05 UN to set up fund to support families of staff killed in action
   
05 UN Responds to Samoa's Appeal for Assistance in Wake of Deadly Tsunami
   
02 Dire Humanitarian Situation in DPR Korea Jeopardizes Human Rights, says Ban
   
02 The World Family Organization invited to the NGO International Conference
   
01 UNICEF Pacific to provide support to children and families of Samoa and Tonga
   
01 UN agency widens assistance to flood survivors in Philippines
   
01 Turkey - Earthquake Protection
   
01 UN mobilizes relief efforts after deadly tsunami strikes South Pacific
   
01 1 October the International Day of Older Persons
   
01 How climate change affects women
   
  September
   
 
30 WFO Calendar Section Update
   
30 Security Council demands end to conflict-related sexual violence
   
30 UN adopts resolution to end violence against women in conflict zones
   
30 UNICEF provides immediate assistance to children affected by tropical storm Ondoy
   
30 Activists Press Candidates to Take a Stance on Women's Rights
   
30 Angélique Kidjo launches new campaign with Pampers to help eliminate tetanus
   
30 World leaders take on tragedy of maternal deaths
   
30 UN human rights chief says gender discrimination is major concern
   
30 Multilateralism with a strengthened UN vital for small countries – Cape Verde
   
30 UN to Review Progress on the MDG at High-level Meeting in September 2010
   
29 New initiative to address sexual violence against girls - Annual Meeting in New York
   
29 Women and Peace and Security report (ENG | FRA | ARA | SPA | CHI | RUS)
   
29 The Secretary-General Message on The International Day of Older Persons
   
29 UN Secretary-General Calls for Womens Equal Participation
   
28 Fall 2009 DPI/NGO Briefing Season Begins on 15 October
   
28 UNU Midday Forum Event with Secretary-General of the UN
   
28 Angela Merkel re-elected as German Chancellor
   
25 WFO Member Countries Section Update
   
24 Prime Minister of Turkey's speech at UN Summit on Climate Change
   
23 Maternal Mortality Advancer
   
23 Renewed fighting in Darfur sparks deep concern from Secretary-General
   
23 New Global Consensus on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
   
23 United Nations Webcast
   
23 Young people appeal to world leaders at UN Summit on Climate Change
   
23 Top UN official urges world leaders to boost efforts for better nutrition
   
23 Obama to urge global action at UN summit
   
23 UNESCO Future Lecture to pressent photographer Genesis Project
   
23 Government of Korea and UNICEF sign agreement to strengthen collaboration
   
23 UN endeavours to ensure that children have a say in climate change moves
   
23 UN's Billion Tree Campaign Hits its Seven Billion Goal Target
   
23 Irina Bokova chosen as candidate to the post of Director-General
   
23 UNESCO General Conference - Paris, 6 to 23 October
   
22 Dr. Deisi Kusztra- presentation at the “Family Reponsible Organisations” Conference
   
22 Her Majesty Queen Rania and UNICEF Executive Director visit Girls' School
   
22 Princess Máxima of the Netherlands named new UN advocate on inclusive finance
   
22 Women Health Essential For MDGs
   
22 The Quality of Women Is Very Important - East Timor
   
22 Summit on Climate Change - World leaders gather at UN
   
22 UNAIDS enters partnership to keep babies HIV-free in Africa
   
22 G20 nations could save up to 11 million jobs this year, says UN labour chief
   
21 End of Ramadan
   
21 Widows and Children Begin to Beg - Mideast
   
21 Supermodel Gisele Bundchen becomes UN Environmental Ambassador
   
21 UN to create new umbrella agency for women
   
21 UNICEF Ambassador Lucy Liu raises awareness of child trafficking
   
21 Tackling impunity for violators of child rights next step for Burundi, says Ban
   
21 Election of new UNESCO chief heads into fourth round
   
21 Ban presses G20 leaders to maintain commitment to help world’s most vulnerable
   
21 As un marks international day of peace, Ban makes appeal for disarmament
   
18 UN Secretary-General's Message for the International Day of Peace
   
18 Women, Gender Equality and Climate Change
   
18 Post-Conflict Security in Need of Women
   
18 UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow highlights child malnutrition in Cameroon
   
18 UNICEF Executive Director statement on the death of Child Bried from Yemen
   
18 64th session of General Assembly of the United Nations
   
18 UN Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen - Seal The Deal
   
18 International Conference to Highlight Common Solutions for Population Issues
   
18 Statement by Sigrid Kaag on death of children in air raid on Yemen camp (ENG|FRA)
   
18 UNICEF Executive Director statement on the passing of Norman Borlaug
   
17 Statement by Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women - Rome
   
17 Press Conference on 2009 Report of MDG Task Force
   
17 UNIFEM Statement on General Assembly Resolution on UN System–Wide Coherence
   
17 Building Awareness to Reduce Maternal Mortality - Mozambique
   
17 World falling short on pledges to lift people out of poverty
   
16 UN to establish single new agency to deal with rights of women
   
16 WFS+5 Video Gallery is now available
   
16 UNICEF and partners launch massive effort to reinvigorate Zimbabwe’s schools
   
16 Schools for Africa partners sign new agreement for better education
   
16 Statement by Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women
   
16 Tackling impunity and discrimination among top priorities for UN rights chief
   
16 World Food Programme is concerned about hunger in Guatemala
   
14 Vulnerable youths in India get training
   
14 UN Ambassador Jolie visits 'dire' camp for Somali refugees - Kenya
   
14 MOA/FAO conduct training for women farmers - Liberia
   
14 Redouble Efforts to Reduce Maternal Mortality - South Africa
   
14 UNESCO request WFO for nomination
   
14 UN food agency phases out maternal and child feeding in Somalia
   
11 Over two-thirds of displaced people return home in Pakistan
   
11 New teaching strategy helps young students excel in Argentina (ENG|FRA|SPA|CHI)
   
11 Deputy Secretary-General calls on rich nations to support women and girls
   
10 Newsletter September Edition is available
   
10 Survey on Good Practices for Social Integration/Inclusion
   
10 WFS+5 Video Gallery is now available
   
10 18th Annual Conference of the Women’s History Network
   
10 Global child mortality continues to drop - UNICEF (ENG | PORT)
   
10 Beijing+15 Declaration and Platform for Action
   
09 WFS+5 Online Registration Form is now available
   
09 UNESCO Gender Equality Action Plan 2008-2013
   
09 World Family Organization - Brochure
   
09 Migiro warns that economic turmoil has exacerbated violence against women
   
09 EFA Information Bulletin - (ENG | FRA | SPA)
   
09 World Family Organization is invited to UNODC Panel Discussion
   
09 Migiro to deliver keynote address at Rome meeting on Violence Against Women
   
09 Promoting a Culture of Safety - Japan
   
04 UN chief assures continued support to boost Bangladesh's democracy
   
04 Beijing +15 Regional Review Meeting - UNECE
   
04 Ban To Open UN Conference With Civil Society Groups Next Week in Mexico
   
03 Celebration of the Day of African Child - Liberia
   
03 Master in Family Mediation
   
02 Japan Aims to Be Global Exchange Hub
   
   
  August
   
 
31 China well on track to meet MDG in Gender Equality - UN Official
   
31 Women of Southern Sudan Develop a Common Agenda for Elections
   
31 Women and the Elections in Afghanistan
   
25 The World Family Organization supports the UN End Poverty Millennium Campaign
   
24 36th Session of the FAO Conference - Invitation
   
24 19th Annual Commemoration of the International Day of Older Persons - Invitation
   
21 Message World Humanitarian Day - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
   
20 The ANJAF Invitation - Conference “Family Responsible Organisations”
   
20 Pakistani host families play crucial role in UN aid effort
   
20 National Summit on the Intersection of Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment
   
20 Effat University The most Influential People
   
19 Journal of the United Nations - Programme of meetings and agenda
   
19 Launch of First World Humanitarian Day to be Held at UN Headquarters on 19 August
   
19 Darfur: African-UN mission sets up unit to investigate gender-based crimes
   
19 Philippines Congress - Reproductive Health
   
19 Cooperation between Faith-Based Org and UNFPA Critical to Maternal Health
   
19 UN in Global Effort to Increase Number of Female Police in Peacekeeping Operations
   
19 Investing in Women and Girls: Cost-Effective and Smart Economics, Says UNFPA
   
18 The World Economic and Financial Crisis: What Will It Mean for Gender Equality?
   
18 UN Trust Fund Alert: Drastic Shortfall in Resources Threatens Women’s Safety
   
18 Philippines Officially Enacts Legislation for Gender Equality
   
17 Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW) - Newsletter
   
17 Statement by UN-DESA Assistant Secretary General on Women, Peace and Security
   
17 The Millennium Development Goals Report 2009 - Now Available
   
17 The Family Africa - Road Show for 2009
   
12 62nd Annual DPI/NGO Conference - Information Bulletin
   
07 3rd Preparatory Meeting for the World Family Summit +5
   
04 World Family Summit +5 Venue defined
   
   
  July
   
 
29 Introducing "Habitat for Humanity"
   
28 Millennium Development Goals
   
27 ECOSOC High-Level Segment 2009 - Full Story
   
24 WFO's Condolences for its Former Secretary General, Mr. Yves Lajoie
   
23 WFO 23rd General Assembly Documents available
   
22 Speech of Turkish Minister at the HLS of ECOSOC 2009
   
15 Cairo Declaration - available in six languages: ENG | FRA | SPA | ARA | CHI | RUS
   
13 35th session of the UNESCO General Conference
   
05 UNAF Toledo's Conference - WFO's European General Assembly
   
   
  June
   
 
20 European Symposium " Child Poverty - A European Challenge"
   
15 62nd Annual DPI/NGO Conference - Mexico
   
13 100-Day Countdown to the International Day of Peace
   
11 What the World Eats, from the book "Hungry Planet"
   
02 WFS+5 Preliminary Program Released
   
01 VP of WFO, Mrs. Lara Hussein, becomes Chief of Child Protection - UNICEF
   
   
  May
   
 
15 WFS+5 MOU signed
   
14 Press Conference with Minister for WFS+5 announcement
   
13 WFS+5 Logo and Theme defined
   
   
  April
   
 
23 Vice-President of WFO, Hon. Mme. Saida Agrebi, becomes a grandmother
   
23 Economic and Social Council Decides on Theme for 2010 High-Level Segment
   
18 La Journée Tuniso-Européenne de "Bon Voisinage, de Solidarité de Dalogue d'Echanges et de Partenariat"
   
  March
   
 
20 UN DESA News - Vol. 13 / Number 4
   
20 UN-NGO-IRENE/Asia Pacific Conference - 14 March 2009 - Recommendation Paper / Participating Organizations "
   
20 Arab International Women's Forum in Paris - Introducing Arab Business Women to Investment Opportunities in France
   
19 DPI/NGO - Impact of the Global Economic Crisis on the Work of NGOs
   
19 IWCFAS - Sudanese Women on Peace Agenda in Darfur
   
19 FAS - Eminent Women on UNSCR 1325
   
03 President of WFO meets Minister in Turkey
   
02 WFS+5 Negotiations have already begun
   
  February
   
 
27 The Family Africa Summary - Year in Review
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25 Speech by the Minister for Family Affairs of Czech Republic, H.E. Mr. Petr Necas
   
20 Informal Meeting of Ministers for Family Affairs in Prague - Czech Republic
   
16 European Ministers for Family Affairs Profile
   
16 Parental Childcare and the Employment Policy Conference, Prague - Czech Republic
   
15 World Family Summit +4 - Picture Gallery updated
   
08 WFO preparing a partnership with U21 to develop projects on the health area specially in Latin America and Africa
   
01 Newsletter ANJAF: Nº 27/2008 - Português
   
  January
   
 
30 WFO's Constitution now available in five languages
   
27 WFO's President, Dr. Deisi Kusztra invited to Universitas 21
   
27 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
   
25 Special Issue from the UN-NGO-IRENE Network on "Celebrating Seven Years of UN-NGO-IRENE"
   
20 WHO Director, World Bank President and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation join the world´s effort to the achievement of MDG´s 4 and 5
   
15 WFO's President, Dr. Deisi Kusztra invited to Universitas 21
   
10 Turkish-African Civil Society Organizations Forum
   
08 Warsaw Declaration presented at ECOSOC High-Level Segment 2008
   
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