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UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

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World Environment Day

Women play a fundamental role in the restoration and conservation of the environment. More

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Regional Consultation LAC
Towards parity and inclusive participation in Latin America and the Caribbean. Regional overview and contributions to CSW65
Podcast M Mujeres que suenan
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International Women’s Day 2021

Message for International Women's Day from Maria-Noel Vaeza, UN Women Regional Director for the Americas and the Caribbean.

Change up the pace: women at the table

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

In her statement for International Women's Day (8 March), UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said:  "We need women’s representation that reflects all women and girls in all their diversity and abilities, and across all cultural, social, economic and political situations. This is the only way we will get real societal change that incorporates women in decision-making as equals and benefits us all." More ►

Strategic note of the Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean 2019 - 2020
This document contains the six strategic priorities of UN Women for the Americas and the Caribbean, for the period 2019-2021.